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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…
Dartmouth Official Discuss Buying Allendale Country Club
While most town boards haven't voted on the issue yet, many Dartmouth officials came out in support of buying the Allendale Country Club.
The Select Board, Board of Assessors, Conservation Commission, and Planning Board met at the Dartmouth Middle School Monday night to discuss buying the 150-acre pr…
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…
‘Walk For Freedom’ Supports Human Trafficking Victims
On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of people dressed in black marched through downtown New Bedford with tape over their mouths to spread awareness for human trafficking.
The event, called the Walk For Freedom, was organized by global activist group A21 and New Life New Bedford...
Update: Three Dead In Westport Crash
Three people have been killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 195 eastbround in Westport this morning.  Here's a statement from the State Police:
Today at about 8:12 a.m., troopers from the State Police Barracks in Dartmouth responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Route 195 east between Exits …
MAJOR Car Fire Shuts Down 195 East in Dartmouth [Video]
A major car fire is being reported on Interstate 195 East in Dartmouth this morning.
State Police tell WBSM News the fire was reported before 8:30 Wednesday morning. The mishap has prompted officials to shut down all eastbound travel lanes between exits 10 and 11 as emergency crews bring the scene un…

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