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  1. Finding help for addicted fishermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Boston.com

    Tyler Miranda found that out when he started working on a scallop boat at age 18. The son of a lobsterman and nephew of a scalloper, he was prepared for long days of heavy, repetitive work. But he didn't anticipate how much his back would hurt after hours of shucking scallops, hauling buckets, and shoveling debris.

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  2. Crash and fuel spill closes one lane of I-195 in FairhavenRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Boston.com

    A two-vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer resulted in a fuel spill and closed the right travel lane of Interstate 195 east at the Fairhaven/New Bedford line Thursday morning, according to State Police. State Police spokesman Dave Procopio said the crash occurred around 7:40 a.m. and there was a report of an injury.

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  3. Troubled Massachusetts nursing home chain in "dire" straits, court monitor warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    State Senator Mark Montigny, a New Bedford Democrat who has repeatedly proposed laws to boost penalties and scrutiny of Massachusetts nursing homes, said the Synergy problem could have been avoided. The state attorney general's office says it will scrutinize a troubled Massachusetts nursing home chain for allegedly leaving many of its employees without health insurance after deducting premiums from their paychecks but failing to pay the insurer.

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  4. Former captain of New Bedford fishing boat pleads guilty to interfering with Coast Guard inspectionRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | Boston.com

    The former captain of a New Bedford-based commercial fishing boat, admitted Thursday to interfering with a U.S. Coast Guard inspection of his vessel after he sunk the ship's fishing net, prosecutors said. Thomas D. Simpson, 57, of South Portland, Maine, pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to destruction or removal of property subject to seizure and inspection, the U.S. attorney's office said in a statement.

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  5. Inside an addiction-treatment clinic where walk-ins are welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Boston.com

    At a wooden table still damp from the previous night's rain, Adam Carreira smokes a cigarette and talks about how he's breaking his mother's heart. His story will sound familiar to anyone aware of the opioid crisis gripping New England and the nation: He sniffed painkillers with his friends as a teenager, got hooked, and moved on to injecting heroin.

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  6. Man, 24, found shot to death outside taxi in New BedfordRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Boston.com

    New Bedford saw its second homicide in as many days early Friday, officials said, when a 24-year-old man was shot to death. Police responded to the scene of the slaying around 1:12 a.m. on Bentley Street, where Christopher Dunton was on the road outside a Yellow Cab suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to a statement from Bristol District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III's office.

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  7. John D. Spooner: A self-sustaining perennial - immigrant' enriches summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    We do love stone walls in New England. "Something there is that doesn't love a wall," wrote Robert Frost, particularly the ones that are constructed by hand, with no mortar .

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  8. This document of whaling history has a really big story to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    One such panorama - painted by two Massachusetts artists circa 1848 - which details a whaling voyage from Massachusetts to the Azores, Cabo Verde, Rio de Janeiro, Polynesia and beyond, has been brought back to life. And it's some 1,275 feet long.

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  9. Lightning strike blows chimney on New Bedford home to piecesRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    Firefighters responded to the two-story wood-frame house at 138 Butler St. at 7:49 a.m. after the homeowner reported that her chimney had been struck by lightning, Mourao said. There was no fire, but there was plenty of smoke in the attic of the two-family home.

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  10. Mass. man stopped on motorized scooter on Maine Turnpike for using phone as headlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Boston.com

    A Massachusetts man who said he drove from Massachusetts to Maine on a motorized scooter was stopped early Friday morning in Kittery, Maine, by police who saw him using his cellphone as a headlight, police said. Maine State Police Trooper Scott Harakles stopped the 26-year-old Fairhaven man at about 1:22 a.m. on the Maine Turnpike after seeing that the headlights on the man's scooter were not turned on.

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  11. 18-year-old man arrested for shooting paintballs at bystanders from carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Boston.com

    Brockton police arrested an 18-year-old New Bedford man Thursday for firing paintballs at innocent bystanders from a moving car July 9, police said. At least two other suspects remain at large.

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  12. Regulators to allow banned fishermen to sell quotaRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Boston.com

    In a long-awaited decision that could have a significant impact on New Bedford, federal regulators said Thursday they will allow fishermen who had been banned from operating to sell their quota to other vessels, a move that city officials hope will boost the local economy. Last fall, in an unprecedented punishment, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration banned 60 fishing permit-holders in the New Bedford area from allowing their boats to sail, after the owner of many of those vessels failed to account for the fish they caught and pleaded guilty to orchestrating a major fraud.

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  13. Bristol sheriff's captain convicted in - Codfather' caseRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | Boston.com

    A captain in the Bristol County sheriff's office was convicted Sunday by a federal jury in connection with helping Carlos Rafael, the New Bedford fishing magnate, smuggle profits from his illegal overfishing scheme to Portugal, the US Attorney's office in Boston said in a statement. Jamie Melo, 46, of Dartmouth was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit offenses against the United States and one count of structuring the export of monetary instruments.

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  14. New Bedford fire responds to person climbing radio towerRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Boston.com

    Rescue personnel in New Bedford responded Friday night to a report of a person climbing a 750-foot radio tower, Fire Chief Michael Gomes said. The department received a report early Friday night that a person had climbed about 150 ft.

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  15. Veterans charged with crimes shouldn't get free passRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Boston.com

    Louise Guy's boyfriend invoked the Valor Act as a way to defer charges that he assulated her and one of her dogs. THERE IS NOTHING valorous about an act of domestic violence.

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  16. Veterans charged with crimes shouldn't get free passRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Boston.com

    Louise Guy's boyfriend invoked the Valor Act as a way to defer charges that he assulated her and one of her dogs. THERE IS NOTHING valorous about an act of domestic violence.

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  17. Vietnam service may keep veteran from facing assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Boston.com

    Accused of slamming his girlfriend's head into the floor and nearly strangling one of her golden retrievers, Warren R. Broughton faced charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and animal cruelty in a New Bedford courtroom. The judge asked him details about his time in the Army - 11 months in combat in the Vietnam War - and commiserated with him about the draft.

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  18. Drunk driver accused of assaulting trooper in New BedfordRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | Boston.com

    A New Bedford man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and assaulting a trooper when he was pulled over early Saturday morning, State Police said. Diego Tiniguar Panjoj, 37, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a marked lanes violation, police said in a statement.

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  19. Tourists cited for overfishing on New Bedford boatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    More than two dozen tourists in New Bedford were cited for overfishing Wednesday afternoon, after they reeled in a catch that weighed hundreds of pounds over the legal limit, officials said. The boat - a for-hire vessel - had just returned from Buzzards Bay around 3 p.m. when officers discovered the serious overfishing, Massachusetts Environmental Police said in a statement.

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  20. Celebrating 10 years of Free Fun FridaysRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 | Boston.com

    Ever dreamed of listening to the Boston Symphony Orchestra on a summer night at Tanglewood? Visiting whaling museums in Nantucket or New Bedford? Or the Franklin Park Zoo? For the tenth year, Free Fun Fridays is opening the doors to historic and cultural attractions across Massachusetts. On 10 consecutive Fridays, from June 29 to Aug. 31, admission will be free for theatrical productions, art museums, historic sites, and other attractions.

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