Wareham School Official Pays $4K Penalty After Hiring Her Mother, Son
Melissa Fay admitted to violating the Massachusetts conflict of interest law for municipal workers and waived her right to a hearing.
SouthCoast In A Drought Again
State officials are asking SouthCoast residents to reserve water due to the fact that the SouthCoast is experiencing a level one mild drought.
Repairs on New Bedford Route 140 Bridge Begin This Sunday
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced it will be performing bridge repairs on Route 140 northbound over Braley Road in New Bedford Sunday.
Freetown Hit With Massive Brush Fire
Freetown experienced a brushfire this Monday, taken out in only a couple of hours.
New Bedford Police Officer Completes Chemotherapy [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
New Bedford Police Officer Vince Peters just completed his first round of chemotherapy. Guest writer Lisa White gives us insight into what makes him a hero.
New Bedford Awarded $2.5 Million Infrastructure Grant
New Bedford has received $2.5 million from the state's MassWorks Infrastructure Program for bicycle and pedestrian improvements to the South End.
New Bedford Pauses Bar Seating Over Thanksgiving Weekend
Bar seating will pause from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29, as travel is expected to increase. The City is also recommending working from home.
New Bedford Group Seeks Help Making Medical Masks [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
Guest writer Bonnie Boerl, MD and her community organization are looking for volunteers to help sew cloth masks for healthcare workers and others.
Keep Those with Development Disabilities Working [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
David Botting, President and CEO of Community Connections, Inc., shares why it's important to keep those with developmental disabilities employed.
The Controversy over Drag Queens [SOUTHCOAST VOICES]
A local college student and makeup artist shares some insight into why the controversy over Drag Queen Story Time is really just based on a mischaracterization.