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  Description of Fairhaven Ma
By 1838, Fairhaven was the second busiest whaling port in the country and at its peak the town boasted 46 ships and 1,324 men engaged in bringing back over $600,000 worth of whale products annually.
Southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Acushnet on the north, Mattapoisett on the east, Buzzards Bay on the south, and New Bedford Harbor and New Bedford on the west.
Fairhaven is about 15 miles southeast of Fall River; 55 miles south of Boston; 35 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island; and 208 miles from New York City.
www.mass.info /fairhaven.ma/description.htm   (326 words)

 Fairhaven, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fairhaven was first settled in 1670 as "Acushnea," the easternmost part of the town of Dartmouth.
Fairhaven was officially incorporated in 1812, and originally included the land which would officially separate to form Acushnet in 1860.
Fairhaven originally was also a whaling port, and Herman Melville set sail aboard the Acushnet from the town in 1841.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairhaven,_Massachusetts   (902 words)

Fairhaven's location by the sea gives this small town a nautical feel, but it's the sense of history and community that define Fairhaven for residents.
Fairhaven's Center is renowned for its architectural masterpieces donated by town benefactor and Standard Oil Co. millionaire Henry Huttleston Rogers during the whaling and fishing boom.
Fairhaven's history stems beyond the whaling days, when the town's shoreline was used to fight naval battles.
www.southcoasttoday.com /2002/fairinfo.htm   (741 words)

 Dana Morris: Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Fairhaven is a waterfront town, with one shore facing one of the busier fishing ports in the country,
Fairhaven is blessed with a great deal of undeveloped land by the shore.
I have had the pleasure to be a Fairhaven resident for thirty some odd years now, and have loved the waters of Buzzards Bay, and the town which feels so much like home.
www.danamorris.net /BB/fairhaven.html   (134 words)

 Strategic Points Group: Fairhaven Real Estate: Fairhaven Massachusetts Real Estate Community Profile
Fairhaven is a suburban, fishing, resort community on Buzzard's Bay in southeastern Massachusetts.
Fairhaven real estate is in high demand and they have many unique styles of homes to choose from.
Fairhaven has wonderful local beaches, walking tours, shopping and dining spots, as well as many cultural and artistic events throughout the year.
www.strategicpointsgroup.com /Massachusetts/Fairhaven.asp   (674 words)

 Motherjones.com | Fairhaven, Massachusetts
When the abandoned factory grounds of the defunct Atlas Tack Company was named a 'national priority' site on the federal Superfund cleanup list, the residents of Fairhaven might have thought their environmental problems were going to be solved.
Because the pollution has been present for so long, and because it is increasingly likely it will contaminate groundwater, the Sierra Club has named Fairhaven one of its top "communities at risk." Among the contaminants found at the site: arsenic, cyanide, heavy metals, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
State fisheries officials have long since established a moratorium on the consumption of shellfish caught nearby, and fishing and swimming in the nearby marshes.
www.motherjones.com /news/featurex/2003/09/fairhaven.html   (549 words)

 Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Office of Tourism
Fairhaven has a rich history dating back to the days of the Pilgrims.
Visiting Fairhaven, you'll find a public beach, several recreational marinas, historical Fort Phoenix and the Rogers buildings, free
From June through September, free historical walking tours are given by the Office of Tourism.
hometown.aol.com /fairhaventours   (226 words)

 Massachusetts Vacation - House
Ocean is warmed by the gulf stream with calm waters ideal for children and kayaking.
Located in the charming town of Fairhaven, the home is within walking distance of the village center which has excellent restaurants and shopping and historic public buildings.
Fairhaven also has a bike path that crosses the town, and there is a playground and tennis courts a short walk from the house.
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 Fairhaven News
The wife of a former aide to President Bill Clinton, whose drunken driving case was dropped by prosecutors Friday, swerved violently across Interstate 95 the night she was arrested, according to the man who...
The rising cost of homeowner's insurance, a simmering problem on Cape Cod for two years, is approaching the boiling point up and down the Massachusetts coast, according to insurance agents and state lawmakers.
One of the most important report cards for Massachusetts was released yesterday and the state gets a poor grade of about a D. The state average for high school dropouts has been rising for four years at a time...
www.topix.net /city/fairhaven-ma   (680 words)

 Fairhaven Shipyard & Marina - Fairhaven, MA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Fairhaven Shipyard & Marina - Fairhaven, MA Hauling, Repairing & Maintaining Vessels In the New England Seafaring Tradition
Fairhaven Shipyard and Marina is located off Buzzards Bay, Fairhaven, Massachusetts in historic New Bedford Harbor.
Protected by a hurricane barrier, Fairhaven Shipyard offers safe, convenient dockage for seasonal and transient vessels, as well as regular and emergency repair services.
www.fairhavenship.com   (142 words)

 Fairhaven Massachusetts Information (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
These free Fairhaven, Massachusetts road maps are great for planning that worry free vacation to travel down old country roads, learn about geography or to study road conditions.
Our free maps of the USA and Fairhaven, Massachusetts can zoom down to street and road level detail in nearly every community of the United States offering outstanding state maps, county maps, city maps, road maps and street maps.
Search Fairhaven Massachusetts FREE White Pages using the name of who you are looking for.
www.hometownusa.com.cob-web.org:8888 /ma/Fairhaven.html   (2782 words)

 Fairhaven, Massachusetts Bed and Breakfast - Fairhaven B&B from Pamela Lanier
Fairhaven, Massachusetts Bed and Breakfast - Fairhaven B&B from Pamela Lanier
Search our database of Fairhaven B&Bs and you'll find detailed listings, current rates, and special deals for bed and breakfasts in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
Fairhaven, MA 6 rooms located directly on picturesque Fairhaven Harbor, a short walk to Fairhaven center, bike path, & beaches.
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 Welcome to the Community Preservation Committee
The CPC oversees Fairhaven’s Community Preservation Fund, selected preservation projects and recommends selected projects to Town Meeting for funding.
These funds may then be used to acquire, create and preserve open space; acquire and preserve historic resources; create, preserve and support community housing; and acquire, create and preserve land for recreational use.
State CPA trust fund distributions matched 100% of locally raised CPA funds in 2005, and are expected to provide a 100% match in 2006 as well.
www.fairhaven-ma.gov /cpc_home.htm   (357 words)

 Fairhaven Real Estate Agents, Fairhaven Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Fairhaven
We also have information on Fairhaven home selling, home buying and mortgages, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Fairhaven, MA.
HomeGain provides Fairhaven, Massachusetts real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Fairhaven realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Fairhaven real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Fairhaven home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Fairhaven real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/MA/fairhaven.html   (522 words)

 Fort Phoenix, Fairhaven, MA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Acushnet, then came south through Fairhaven to Sconticut Neck.
Fort Phoenix was manned throughout the Civil War by troops who rotated duty between the Fairhaven fort
In 1926, it was purchased for the town by Lady Fairhaven, Mrs.
hometown.aol.com /fairhavenfort/myhomepage/index.html   (418 words)

 East Fairhaven Test Scores - Fairhaven, Massachusetts - MA
In 2005-2006 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 in reading and math, in grades through 4 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science.
The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts.
Massachusetts school information (click to expand) School information by state (click to expand) School information by city (click to expand)
www.greatschools.net /modperl/achievement/ma/610   (265 words)

 Hotels in Fairhaven Massachusetts - Discount and Current Rates for Fairhaven Massachusetts Hotels - Fairhaven MA Hotels
Please select the Fairhaven Massachusetts hotel below to view the hotel information and room rates at the selected location.
Choose Hotels in Downtown Fairhaven or the surrounding area and Nearby Cities.
Whether it is a Business trip, a family vacation, you will find accommodations to fit any budget at our Fairhaven Massachusetts Hotel Guide.
www.onetravelsource.com /guide_hotels/US/MA/Fairhaven   (180 words)

 The Millicent Library's Fairhaven, Massachusetts Page
Fairhaven page with photographs from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs.
Fairhaven artist William Bradford's paintings at the Clark Art Institute in the Berkshires.
The purpose of this organization shall be to improve conditions in North Fairhaven, to promote its beauty, healthfulness and welfare, to foster a spirit of community cooperation among the people of this district and to take an active interest in any matter which may be of interest to the Town of Fairhaven as a whole.
www.millicentlibrary.org /fairh.htm   (864 words)

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www.loopnet.com /Massachusetts/Fairhaven   (354 words)

 North Fairhaven - A website for and about Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
Every attempt is made to keep this information up-to-date and accurate, but please feel free to let us know if there is something we have overlooked and we will take care of it as soon as possible.
If your business is not listed and you would like it listed, please use the Add a Listing page to submit the information to us.
The Information page offers some background information about Fairhaven including history, town government, visitor information, and information about other things that Fairhaven has to offer.
www.northfairhaven.org   (410 words)

 Real Estate - Fairhaven - Massachusetts
FAIRHAVEN - 7 Walnut St. Circa 1835 4 BR Greek Revival with in law apt & large yard on a quiet street only 2 blocks from Town Center.
FAIRHAVEN - Dutch Colonial with 4 BR, sun room, wood floors, inground pool & close proximity to the beach.
The home was once part of the Delano homestead, built by Warren Delano, great-grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and was relocated to this 8,467 square foot lot in the 1950s.
www.bobvila.com /RealEstate/Zip/02719-3.html   (357 words)

 Fairhaven bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Fairhaven B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Find the perfect Fairhaven Massachusetts Bed and Breakfasts and Inns.
Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast - Fairhaven, MA Romantic luxury accommodations in historic 1891 Queen Anne Victorian home overlooking New Bedford...
Also noted is the approximate distance from Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
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 Fairhaven Massachusetts Daycare,Fairhaven Massachusetts Daycare Listings,Fairhaven Massachusetts Childcare
Fairhaven Massachusetts Daycare,Fairhaven Massachusetts Daycare Listings,Fairhaven Massachusetts Childcare
The Starting a Day Care Center Start-Up Guide Kit™ is a step-by-step guide which provides a collection of valuable sound advice and practical guidance for starting your own successful child care business.
We suggest you check your state and local regulations before enrolling your child in a center or home daycare.
www.daycareresource.com /massachusettsfairhaven.html   (171 words)

 The Millicent Library, Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Includes links to our own pages of Fairhaven history as well as non-library pages; pages with photos; lists of organizations and businesses and other things Fairhaven.
Read the story in Newsday.com about the Fairhaven Copper Beech that was moved by HH Rogers' daughter to Long Island.
Lady Fairhaven was Cara Rogers (our Millicent's sister) who married Urban Broughton.
www.millicentlibrary.org   (611 words)

 Fairhaven Real Estate
Find a real estate agent in Fairhaven, Massachusetts for commercial properties, residential properties, or land for sale.
Prominent Fairhaven resident Henry Huttleston Rogers re-made his home town of Fairhaven.
He donated the town hall, library, church, schools, streets and water system, which make up the state's finest collection of public buildings.
www.fairhaven-real-estate.com   (135 words)

 Fairhaven Massachusetts MA Hotels, Motels, and Inns
The Fairhaven Hotel Guide is your personal Internet resource for discount hotels, motels, inns and lodging in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
We feature hotels, motels and resorts in all price ranges from five star hotels to inexpensive inns and motels with many special web discounts in Fairhaven, Massachusetts and the surrounding area.
The Fairhaven area is a great place to stay, conduct business, vacation or play.
www.sanpedro.com /hotels/us-ma-fairhaven.html   (165 words)

 Fairhaven, MA (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
If you are looking for information related to Massachusetts in general and not for a particular community, visit our Massachusetts page.
If you are looking for a business in Massachusetts, try the Business Directory.
If you have a bay state business, be sure to add it..
www.fairhaven.ma.cob-web.org:8888   (84 words)

 Fairhaven Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Located on Buzzards Bay, Fairhaven is a friendly seaside community.
Historic buildings, small shops, out of this world seafood restaurants and world class salt water fishing are all waiting for you here.
Compass Bank Fairhaven Branch, 125 Huttleston Avenue, phone 508-997-0561 has a 24 hour ATM and they can help you with that home mortgage.
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