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Fairhaven’s Default Speed Limit Going Down?
FAIRHAVEN - Drivers around Fairhaven should double check their speedometers after Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting.
The board spoke with Fairhaven Police Chief Michael Myers about reducing the town's statutory speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph...
Freetown Election Results
In a tight race for Freetown's open Board of Selectmen, Charles Sullivan won with 295 votes over Craig Cabral's 210 votes, and Joel Pacheco with 118 votes.
The other contested race in Freetown saw incumbents Robert Clark and Derek Gracia defeat challenger David Beard for the two Regional Sc…
Cabral Wins Acushnet Board Of Selectmen Seat
The town of Acushnet now has a selectman with a stance on the controversial LNG facility.
Challenger Roger Cabral won Monday night's town election by a landslide against incumbent selectman Garry Rawcliffe, 709 votes to 419.
Cabral previously criticized the Board of Selectmen for not coming out a…
Fairhaven Officials Trying To Save Kmart
Fairhaven officials are trying a last-ditch effort to keep the local Kmart from closing.
At last night's meeting, the Board of Selectmen read a letter sent to Kmart's parent company, Sears Holdings, hoping to convince the company to keep Kmart in Fairhaven...
Fairhaven Looks To Ban Selling Synthetic Drugs
Fairhaven officials are hoping to join other local communities like New Bedford and Wareham in banning the sale of synthetic drugs.
Also known as "fake weed", K-2, and spice, synthetic drugs are currently legal to sell in Fairhaven.
Fairhaven's Board of Health met with the Board of Selectmen…
Dan Freitas Wins Fairhaven Board Of Selectman Seat
In a surprising upset on Monday night, Dan Freitas won the race for Fairhaven Board of Selectman knocking off incumbant Geoff Haworth by a large margin.
The former Board of Public Works member won with 580 votes. Former school superintendent Bernard Rodericks came in second with 526 votes, Haworth re…
Committee Assigned For Rogers School
After one developer withdrew their interest in the Rogers School, Fairhaven will look to get creative to find a new use for the historic building.
At Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectman Bob Espindola suggested using the same negotiation committee for the Oxford School to com…
Local Group Speaks Against Acushnet LNG Facility
The proposed LNG expansion facility in Acushnet didn't gain much support from residents after Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting.
Roger Cabral of South Coast Neighbors United presented their case against the facility in front of a large crowd at the Council on Aging Center...