Fall River Battleship in Need of Repairs

SouthCoast Today: The destroyer, USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., was built fast and used hard. Now, 73 years later, she needs a bit of a makeover.

Gov. Charlie Baker has a bill on his desk, asking him to free up money to do just that. The Legislature, before ending is session on July 31, gave the governor the authority to borrow up to $5.5 million to preserve ships at Battleship Cove [in Fall River, MA].

Read more about the efforts to restore the USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. at Battleship Cove in Fall River.