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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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Public health officials in Fairhaven have increased efforts to prevent the spread of the rare but deadly mosquito-borne virus, eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
Moving students out of Fairhaven School in Mundelein as part of a consolidation in tiny Diamond Lake Elementary District 76 has been the plan for a while.
Dayton Caddy has joined Integrace Fairhaven, a forward-thinking life plan community in Sykesville, as director of sales and marketing.
* A $13.5 million bridge loan was arranged for the construction and mini-permanent financing of Fairhaven Harbor Apartments, a market-rate community in Bellingham, Washington.
The contract involves 7.66 acres of marine industrial property in Fairhaven, and will clean-up historical contamination, improve marine habitat and modernize aging infrastructure.
After personally refitting the derelict Spray in a seasaide pasture at Fairhaven, Massachusetts, between 1893 and 1894, accomplished sea captain Joshua Slocum set out on his upgraded sloop on April 24, 1895 to become the first man to circumnavigate the world alone.
Bellingham, WA, January 29, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Bellingham businessman, Ben Kinney, has purchased local community-based website, Fairhaven.com
Bellway Homes will open two showhomes at the Park Road site; the Fairhaven, a traditional four bedroom detached home, and the Huxley, a four bedroom, three-storey detached house.
5 November 2014 - US predictive analytics software developer Prelert Inc said it had secured USD7.5m (EUR5.6m) in venture capital financing from Intel Capital and existing investors Fairhaven Capital and Sierra Ventures.
Through IMU's partnership with marine expert agencies Rogers & Gray and Smithwick & Mariners, coverage is provided for the Fairhaven, Mass.-based shipyard and tugboat, dubbed "Jaguar," used to facilitate the ship's repairs.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 21, 2014-Blackstone, Khosla, Fairhaven take part in USD20m funding to Cylance