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Have You Seen These New Gas Pump Handles Around the SouthCoast?

I'm not sure when exactly these new gas pump handles were installed, but it was most certainly within the past month or so. Over at the Shawmut Avenue Cumberland Farms in New Bedford and sprinkled throughout the SouthCoast, gas pump handles are being upgraded with eco-friendly plastic-glove receptacles. At first,...
NEW BEDFORD, MA
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Former New Bedford Police Union Treasurer Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Union Funds

Former New Bedford police officer and former police union treasurer Joshua Fernandes was sentenced to prison today for stealing nearly $50,000 in union funds. Fernandes, 41, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf to three months in prison and two years of supervised release. He will have to serve the first six months of that supervised release in home confinement, with the first three months of that including location monitoring.
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Police Arrest 34 in Sweep to Clean Up Open-Air Drug Market in Brockton

More than 30 people were arrested in a sweep meant to combat an open-air drug market in Brockton, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning, police said. Over 40 people were identified and 34 people were arrested, including "violent and prolific street-level dealers," Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason said at a news conference.
BROCKTON, MA
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Police shares details on ‘significant’ drug bust in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police called a press conference Tuesday to discuss a “significant” drug bust in Brockton. State police and Brockton police introduced their Successful and safe Opiate Suppression Initiative. The initiative is to make Brockton “a safer place as a result of these...
BROCKTON, MA
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Teenage Girl Goes Missing, Lowell Police Say

Police in Lowell, Massachusetts, are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl who may either be in the Lowell area or in Framingham. Rhaissa DeSouza is 5-foot-2 with brown hair and eyes, according to the Lowell Police Department. She was last seen in a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and light pink Nike Air sneakers.
LOWELL, MA
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