Will Sennott / Reporter

Will is a staff reporter for The New Bedford Light, covering housing court, education, offshore wind and the fishing industry. He was lead reporter on the team that founded the news organization in June of 2021.

Sennott graduated from UMass Amherst in 2019, where he studied history and creative writing. Before The Light, he worked for The Vineyard Gazette. Sennott’s reporting has been featured on NPR, The Boston Globe and The New York Times.

Stories by Will Sennott

Cargo ship with connection to Fairhaven destroyed by Russian missiles in Ukraine

“It was there just as the conflict started. It was sitting safely at the dock. For some reason the Russians thought it was important to shell it and sink it,” said Eric Dawicki, president of the local company contracted by the government of Dominica to register ships that fly the Caribbean nation’s flag.


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