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  1. New Bedford fire chief said he was not told about Acushnet LNG expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD - The Fire Department has been a part of the emergency response for Eversource's LNG plant in Acushnet since its inception in 1971, but Fire Chief Michael Gomes said no one has contacted him about plans to expand the capacity by 10 times. "I don't know what will be there.

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  2. Antonio Resendes, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... as a fish cutter for Frionor until his retirement. Survivors include his wife, his daughters Maria Raposo of Acushnet, Carmelia Resendes of Canada, Teresinha Gerber of Mattapoisett, Dina Marques of New Bedford and Brenda Santos of Acushnet; his ...

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  3. Gamesa to carry turbine components through townRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ACUSHNET - Acushnet residents who are up late shouldn't be surprised to see or hear massive tractor trailers loaded with wind turbine components rumbling through town in the middle of the night over the next few weeks, Gamesa Corporation, the Spanish manufacturer of wind turbines, told selectmen July 27. Gamesa said it would be bringing four industrial-sized turbines into the Port of New Bedford for installation at a site in Buzzards Bay. Company officials told selectmen the big trucks will be forced to transport some of the larger components through Acushnet.

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  4. A community steps to the plateRead the original story

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... they step off the field - it takes a lot to keep the operation going. Several members of the Fairhaven and Acushnet community have stepped up to the challenge in a variety of ways. Fairhaven High School Principal Tara Kohler is one of the local ...

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  5. Utilities propose $600 million LNG facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... public hearing process, Wojnar said after an informational presentation by Eversource and Spectra Energy. The Acushnet expansion project would involve laying a new pipeline to bring the natural gas to the site, installing equipment to convert the ...

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  6. Our View: LNG expansion comes with questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Eversource Energy proposal to build two huge storage tanks for liquified natural gas next to existing tanks in Acushnet comes out of a strategy to ease winter electricity costs for consumers and to march the commonwealth toward its mandated renewable energy goals. The Northeast relies on oil for home heating in the winter more than anywhere else in the U.S., but no small percentage of homes turns to gas, too.

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  7. Sassaquin residents open to major Eversource plant expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... distance in the woods is a short, thick white tower, one of two that make up the LNG facility on Peckham Road in Acushnet, directly to the east. To meet rising demand, Eversource, formerly NStar, has announced plans to vastly increase the size of ...

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  8. At old Saw Mill site, Acushnet River shines for first time in centuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A former industrial site owned for more than a century by a Dartmouth family is nearing the end of a major ecological restoration. The Acushnet Saw Mill property on the New Bedford line, once paved over with concrete and overgrown with weeds, is being turned into a lush public park.

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  9. Your one-page guide to the 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Field. The Parade Marshal is James Souza. Parade Route: The parade begins at Brooklawn Park and proceeds south on Acushnet Avenue to Earle Street, turns east onto Earle Street and continues to the Immaculate Conception Church. It then turns north ...

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  10. Acushnet neighbors like LNG plant, but mayor concerned for SassaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... impressed with the plant's elaborate safety precautions, which include twice-a-year practice drills for the Acushnet Fire Department. Those drills, and host of security precautions and expanded training, have led Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher to the ...

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  11. Eversource planning huge expansion of Acushnet gas facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Eversource executives outlined plans Tuesday for two massive natural gas storage tanks in Acushnet that would be more than 10 times larger than the power provider's current tanks, just east of New Bedford's far North End. The new tanks, 270 feet wide at the base and 170 feet tall, and would serve as a linchpin for a regional pipeline expansion and upgrade project across southeastern New England.

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  12. Kenneth R. Morse, 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Kenneth R. Morse, 79, of Acushnet passed away at St. Luke's Hospital on July 25, 2015.He was husband of the late Beatrice Morse. Mr. Morse was born in Acushnet, son of the late Richmond E. and Jennie F. Morse, and was a lifelong resident of the town.

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  13. New Bedford man charged with armed robberies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An armed robbery took place Monday night at the 7-11 at 1499 Acushnet Avenue at approximately 7 p.m. Michael Scott Nichols, 36, of New Bedford Mass entered the store with a bandana around his face and gestured to his waist implying he was armed. He demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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  14. New Bedford man goes on crime spree, robs one store, tries and fails to rob two othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD - A 36-year-old man went on a one-man overnight crime spree, robbing one convenience store and trying without success to rob two others before his arrest today, police said. Michael Scott Nichols of 97 Austin St. is charged with robbing the 7-11 at 1499 Acushnet Ave. and later attempting to rob the Petro Mart at 171 Coggeshall St. before returning to the same 7-11 in another failed robbery try, police said.

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  15. Police: New Bedford shooting victim 'lying' about his ID, injuries not life-threateningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... at Rhode Island Hospital.  The shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. Monday in the area of Tinkham Street and Acushnet Avenue, police said. The victim, who is in 40s, was walking a scooter when he was confronted by a group, according to Vicente. ...

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  16. Man shot in New Bedford, police investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Fire Chief Michael Gomes confirms that a male was shot Monday afternoon in the area of Acushnet Avenue near Nash Road and Tinkham Street.

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  17. Feast neighbor says it is like a homecoming for his familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... is like a homecoming,” said Ouellet, 54, who lives on Phillips Avenue with his father, just blocks from Acushnet Avenue. Of French-Canadian descent, Ouellet said the feast evokes memories of his mother's cooking, staking out spots along the ...

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  18. Eversource looks to add two LNG tanks in AcushnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... skeptics will be a part of this project.” “This will probably be the most thorough permitting process Acushnet has ever seen,” Hunt acknowledged. “But we'll be willing to discuss any impacts with town officials, ...

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  19. Deborah A. Bowling, 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... cancer. She was the wife of John J. Bowling with whom she celebrated 47 years of marriage on June 15th. Born in Acushnet, MA, the daughter of the late Sylvester and Helen (Francis) Furtado, she spent her early years in New Bedford before moving to ...

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  20. Police confirm shooting in North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the active crime scene and investigation. Both said crews had been dispatched to Dublin's Sports Bar and Grille, on Acushnet Avenue between Nash Road and Tinkham Street, but could not confirm exactly where the shooting occurred. Police radio ...

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