• Fairhaven December 30, 2023 6:42 pm

    Shooting in Fairhaven leaves ex-fire official dead, officer injured: What we know

    It started out as a night of drinking with friends but it ended with a shootout with police that ultimately led to a former Massachusetts city fire official’s death. Former acting New Bedford Fire Chief Paul Coderre, 55, was drinking with friends at the Bayside Lounge in Fairhaven when he got into an altercation Friday. He tried to drive home,…

  • Fairhaven December 30, 2023 6:42 am

    Man killed, officer injured in Fairhaven shooting

    Authorities say 55-year-old Paul Coderre was drinking with friends at the Bayside Lounge in Fairhaven when he got into an altercation inside.

  • Fairhaven December 30, 2023 7:09 am

    Ex-acting New Bedford fire chief killed after shooting at police in Fairhaven, hurting officer

    Authorities say the former acting fire chief of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was killed after opening fire on police in Fairhaven Friday, injuring one officer from Acushnet. The shooting happened at Bayside Lounge on Sconticut Neck Road. Police responded around 5 p.m. to a report of an intoxicated man, later identified as 55-year-old Paul Coderre of Dartmouth, who was fired as…

  • Fairhaven November 28, 2023 10:54 am

    Murder victim whose skeleton was found in Mass. nearly 40 years ago identified

    A body found in a southern Massachusetts town nearly four decades ago was recently identified, but authorities are continuing to look for information about how the man died and who might have killed him. The body was found off the shoulder of Interstate 195 in Fairhaven on April 8, 1985 by a passing motorist who spotted a human skeleton and…

  • Fairhaven June 20, 2023 2:42 pm

    Man killed in police shooting outside home in Fair Haven, Vt.

    Vermont State Police are investigating after a man was killed Monday night in a police shooting outside a Fair Haven home. State police say the shooting occurred around 7:40 p.m. after police were called to a Washington Street residence for a report of an ongoing altercation. The initial investigation showed that a man left the residence while armed with a…

  • Massachusetts March 21, 2023 5:19 pm

    Man Allegedly Tried to Kill Woman by Throwing Her Into Campfire in Fairhaven

    A man accused of throwing a woman into a campfire and holding her into the flames has been arrested, according to police in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Authorities found the victim burned on her upper body after responding to a report of a suspicious person in the Long Road area around 8:15 p.m. Monday. She was taken by ambulance to a hospital,…

  • Fairhaven March 7, 2023 4:42 pm

    Woman Missing a Day Found Safe in Woods Near Fairhaven Shoreline

    A woman who was reported missing from Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Monday was found alive a day later, emerging from the woods near the shoreline Tuesday afternoon, police said. The 43-year-old was reported missing Monday night, according to a news release from the Fairhaven Police Department. The report set off an extensive search involving multiple agencies from the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement…

  • Massachusetts March 7, 2023 7:03 pm

    Missing Fairhaven Woman Has Been Found

    UPDATE: Police said Tuesday that a missing woman was found safe in the woods near the shoreline. Police in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, say a woman who was reported missing Monday morning was found Tuesday. Authorities said the woman had last been seen in surveillance footage around 7:30 a.m. Monday near Pope Beach on Manhattan Avenue. Her disappearance was reported to police…

  • Fairhaven March 1, 2023 5:50 am

    Pedestrian Hurt During Crash on Mass. South Coast

    A pedestrian was hit by a car on the South Coast of Massachusetts Tuesday night, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. The crash happened before 6:30 p.m. on Sconticut Neck Road in Fairhaven. The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with the investigation, police told WJAR, while the person hit was taken to a nearby hospital. It remained unclear how badly…

  • Fairhaven January 23, 2023 12:23 pm

    Man Killed in Fairhaven Crash, Young Children Among 4 Others Hurt

    A man from Fairhaven, Massachusetts, died Sunday night after he crossed over into oncoming traffic and crashed into an SUV, according to Bristol County authorities. The man who died was identified by the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office as 59-year-old George Thatcher. The crash happened near the intersection of Main Street and Hedge Street in Fairhaven, a news release...

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