A lot happened in 2016, some predictable, some not. Here's a list of predictions the Fun 107 staff have for 2017 on the Southcoast. 

  • Acushnet Creamery will expand to a 3rd location
  • Downtown New Bedford will see it's biggest business boom ever but still have parking problems.
  • No Problemo will finally accept credit/debit cards
  • The Lebanese Kitchen will finally open
  • The state will find a reason to shut down the Braga Bridge's newly re-opened 6 lanes
  • The busty Seagull Cinderella will make a triumphant return to 18th and Elm, hopefully with a friend  #girlgang
  • The Feast will book a band NOT made popular by the 1990's
  • Trader Joe's will finally come to New Bedford, thanks in part to everyone's Facebook petition here
  • Chick-fil-A will open somewhere on Route 6 in Dartmouth
  • Fall River will get rid of the Purple trash bag program
  • Tipsy Seagull expands to a neighboring barge for extra floaty-fun
  • The Dartmouth Viking will not live to see another Christmas. We should just set him on fire and push him out to sea before the weather takes hold of him.
  • Schools will close for one entire week because of horrendous snow plowing efforts
  • Mayor Jasiel Correia will be re-elected in the city of Fall River
  • Mayor John Mitchell will run unopposed in New Bedford
  • Sherrif Hodgeson will run for US Senate
  • Former mayor Scott Lang will run for Congress
  • Mary Lou's Coffee will open up in Fall River.