New Bedford Foghorn Draws Complaints, Again

Approaching the hurricane barrier from the south. Photo courtesy ##http://www.OceansArt.US/## OceansArt.US##

SouthCoastToday.com: Robert Ferreira is getting tired of being awakened in the middle of the night by the blare of the nearby foghorn on the hurricane barrier.

The New Bedford retiree, who lives near Davy’s Locker, says the noise disturbs his sleep 4 or 5 nights a week and has gotten a lot louder since the Coast Guard repaired it in November.

“It’s just annoying,” Ferreira said. “I’m sick of it. It used to be nice when I first moved here.”

To read more:

South Coast Today

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