Grace Ferguson / Reporter

Grace Ferguson reports on housing for the New Bedford Light. She graduated from Boston University in May 2022, and recently completed a fellowship reporting on police accountability for WBUR. Ferguson previously investigated housing issues in western Massachusetts for GBH News.

Stories by Grace Ferguson

DATTCO slams brakes on SouthCoast to Boston bus service

“It just seems that they shouldn’t cut off the bus service until train service becomes regular. It’s going to cause a disruption to many people’s lives.” — DATTCO bus rider David Conroy

State lawmakers push back against costly new septic rules

A bill from state Sen. Mark Montigny and state Rep. Chris Markey would stop the state DEP from requiring nitrogen-reducing septic upgrades. The legislation would also make it illegal to require watershed permits without any funding attached.


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