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It looks like a tax grab to some, but the Community Preservation Act that will be on the ballot in New Bedford this November represents the chance to make a wise investment.
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Paul J. Coutinho lives in New Bedford. He is an analyst in the Labor/Management Office, Plumbers Local 12, but is not a union member.
Developers of old and those who never stepped foot in the city are urged to save the date for a "New Bedford developer's tour" this fall.
The Greater New Bedford Connecting Activities Partnership and the New Bedford schools have joined to put on Lemonade Day New Bedford.
Joseph C. Xavier, 50 of Fairhaven, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at his residence, surrounded by his family, following a lengthy period of declining health.
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.
MORE SUMMER SIZZLE AT THE Z Summers on the Southcoast continue to heat up as the Zeiterion announces three more shows in their 2014 Summer Sizzle lineup.
A convicted rapist has been sent back to prison for violating his probation by cutting off a GPS monitoring device and crossing state lines with a 16-year-old boy.
The Community Preservation Act allows communities to impose a surcharge on property taxes that funds projects involving open spaces, parks and recreation; historic preservation; and affordable housing.
Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Park, Ashley Park, Ben Rose Field and Industrial Park will be targeted between 2 a.m. and sunrise, weather permitting.
A new study has ranked New Bedford as one of the top five worst cities in the country for first-time homebuyers.
The New Bedford Area's unemployment rate notched up to 8.9 percent in July, up from 8.3 percent the previous month but well below the 11.2 percent rate from July of last year.
Yoga instructor Jessica Webb conducts a Yoga at Cushman Park session in Fairhaven.
My daughter and I had never heard of him but mom is 92 and her mind has become like a kaleidoscope of the last nine decades, randomly clicking memories into focus that become her current reality.
The state Department of Fish and Game is sending representatives to New Bedford and Gloucester this week to help commercial groundfishing permit holders fill out the forms necessary for receiving a share of the $6.3 million in fisheries disaster aid approved by Congress earlier this year.
Priscilla B. Dean, 80, of New Bedford, daughter of the late Jose B. and Maria Senna, died August 17, 2014 after a long battle with Asthma, Emphysema, Bronchitis, COPD and Osteoporosis.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:09 am
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