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Finding help for addicted fishermen

It hurts to be a fisherman. 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. Nor did he foresee the remedy his boatmates would offer: Percocets. >click to read<13:42

Scalloper F/V Redemption saved from going under at the dock

sct logoNEW BEDFORD — The quick actions of firefighters and workers from the city’s Harbor Development Commission saved a scalloper from sinking Thursday morning at Steamship Pier, Fire Chief Michael Gomes said. Read more here 07:28