Neediest Families Fund: Family grateful for Salvation Army's holiday help
Your donations to the Neediest Families Fund will help families in need, providing toys and clothes for the children and a holiday meal.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The List: O Christmas tree, where art thou?
Whether you're a bargain hunter or tree aficionado, we've go the perfect place to pick out a pine, find a fir or select a spruce this December.
In an effort to meet the needs of seniors, "Senior Scene" includes news items of interest to senior citizens as well as important information about senior centers and Councils on Aging within each of the communities in our region.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Sewage overflows not to blame for oil spill in Acushnet River
City officials have a theory about what caused the oil slick in the Acushnet River last week, and it's not New Bedford's centuries-old sewer system.
BPW chairman defends water/sewer fees Fate of board up to special Town Meeting Monday
In the wake of recent backlash from residents, Board of Public Works Chairman Jeffrey Schuster defended the board's decision to raise water and sewer rates Monday.
Acushnet schools complimented on going "green"
If Acushnet is accepted as a "Green Community," changes within their schools will be a contributing factor, and their past efforts to go green could pay further dividends in the future.
Brian J. Lowney: Gift ideas abound for furry, feathered friends
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or the winter solstice, it's always nice to remember the special pets in your life and their owners.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Meat, Seafood and More Raffle: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, every second Saturday of the month.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Milton C. Breault
Milton C. Breault, 84, of New Bedford, died December 3, 2013, peacefully at The Oaks Nursing Home after a period of declining health.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Steve Urbon: Where all the teachers are above average
I am trying to tell what we can possibly learn by the results of the recently released public school teacher evaluations.
It's Thanksgiving every day for the sisters in the white saris
It's like that, Dartmouth dentist Joe Mills tells me. Some years you show up to help and you feel like you're in the way.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Prince Henry Society's New Bedford Chapter is proud to announce that its Annual Installation of Officers and Person of the Year Banquet, held on Saturday, October 19th, was another tremendous success.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Brand-new Acushnet Colonial is perfect for a growing family
Our latest Home of the Week is a rare find: Brand new, incredibly detailed and built with the best materials possible.
Eugenie D. Boucher, 90
Eugenie D. Boucher, 90, of Fall River, died November 28, 2013, at Hallmark Nursing Home peacefully surrounded by her family.
Carlos I. Tome, 90
Carlos I. Tome, 90, of Fairhaven, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at The Oaks, after a period of declining health.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
SouthCoast at or near state average on teacher proficiency
The state's release of internal teacher evaluation statistics last week generally was kind to SouthCoast school districts, with most hovering within a point or two of the state average.
"The Men of New Bedford": 2014 Calendar for sale, presented by the New Bedford Free Public Library.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Acushnet prepares for potential growth
With the construction of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in the beginning stages plus South Coast Rail potentially on the horizon, Acushnet is preparing for any population growth that might result.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Kind souls replenish church food pantry after recent theft
Just when the folks at St. Anthony's food pantry saw the dark side of humanity, several Good Samaritans have come to the rescue.
Crews respond to oil spill at Acushnet Saw Mill
Acushnet, New Bedford and state officials responded to an oil spill found in the Acushnet River near the Saw Mill site on Mill Road Tuesday morning.