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Fairhaven,

residential town (1990 pop. 16,132), Bristol co., SE Mass., at the mouth of the Acushnet River on Buzzards Bay, opposite New Bedford; settled 1670, set off from New Bedford and inc. 1812. A former whaling center, from which Herman Melville sailed in 1841, Fairhaven has commercial fishing industries, boatyards, and plants making machinery, tires, mattresses, and nails. It is also a summer resort.
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It was as though he had sailed for many years over a great waste of waters, with peril and privation, and at last had come upon a fair haven, but as he was about to enter, some contrary wind had arisen and drove him out again into the open sea; and because he had let his mind dwell on these soft meads and pleasant woods of the land, the vast deserts of the ocean filled him with anguish.
However, I was released the next day, obtained my mended shoe, and returned to the woods in season to get my dinner of huckleberries on Fair Haven Hill.
"Once again these old eyes have seen this fair haven," the Ancient Mariner, beside them gazing, babbled; and Daughtry could not help but notice the way the wheat-farmer and the pawnbroker pricked their ears to listen and glanced each to the other with scant eyes.
Ah whither shall thy bitter cry not reach, What crag in all Cithaeron but shall then Reverberate thy wail, when thou hast found With what a hymeneal thou wast borne Home, but to no fair haven, on the gale!
1ST Constitution Bancorp, through its primary subsidiary, 1ST Constitution Bank, has approximately USD 1.2bn of assets and operates 21 branch banking offices in Asbury Park, Cranbury (2), Fair Haven, Fort Lee, Freehold, Hamilton, Hightstown, Hillsborough, Hopewell, Jamesburg, Lawrenceville, Little Silver, Long Branch, Neptune City, Perth Amboy, Plainsboro, Princeton, Rocky Hill, Rumson and Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
Through its primary subsidiary 1ST Constitution Bank, 1ST Constitution Bancorp has nearly USD1.3bn of assets and operates 21 branch banking offices in Cranbury (2), Fort Lee, Freehold, Hamilton, Hightstown, Hillsborough, Hopewell, Jamesburg, Lawrenceville, Long Branch, Neptune City, Perth Amboy, Plainsboro, Rocky Hill, Princeton, Rumson, Fair Haven, Shrewsbury, Little Silver and Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Incoming Carmel junior Aidan Day said many of his friends parked at Fair Haven Lanes on Hawley Street or at a nearby Ace Hardware store.
Rataski is based in Alliant's Fair Haven, N.J., office.
Also recognized was Jacob Gerbman of Fair Haven for Jacob's Fester Fundraiser that netted more than $8,000.
A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.
Last week, an 18-year-old resident of Fair Haven, Vermont, walked out of jail after recording with detailed precision his plans to"kill as many as I can" in a bloody shooting attack on his former high school.