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New Bedford, Massachusetts is located in Bristol County. Zip codes in New Bedford, MA include 02741, 02745, and 02744. The median home price in New Bedford is $199,900 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More New Bedford information.

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Bond bill could send more than $70M to New Bedford waterfront

A bond bill pending approval by a conference committee of state legislators could send more than $70 million to the city, mostly concentrated on waterfront assets.

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New police station will bring Acushnet 'into the 21st century'

Under hazy skies, town officials broke ceremonial ground Monday afternoon on a new $4.3 million police station on Middle Road.

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Today in SouthCoast

Let us help you plan your day with Today in SouthCoast. We compile some of the best events in the area, along with weather and road work to help you decide what to do.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Your View: Downtown starting to look like the good old days

Approaching our favorite take-out restaurant on Union Street in New Bedford, I came to the intersection of Union and Purchase Streets.

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New Bedford man charged with arson

A 44-year-old New Bedford man is charged with setting fire to a trash barrel, a Dumpster, a garden shed and a portable outhouse, police said.

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Absentee ballots for state primary available in New Bedford

Any registered voter unable to get to the polls on primary election day may vote by absentee ballot during regular office hours or may request that an absentee ballot application be mailed to their home address.

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Great Getaways: New Bedford

Art + Culture, Boat and Ferry Rides, Food + Drink, Great Public Spaces, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Museums, National Parks, Public Art, Urban Parks, Zoos, New Bedford, Family Travel, Food + Drink The New Bedford Whaling Museum pays homage to this Massachusetts city's past, and also points the way to a vibrant future devoted to science, ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Police arrest New Bedford man found in someone else's car

Roy Sabanero, 25, of 966 County St., Apartment 2, was charged with disorderly conduct, uttering a counterfeit note and drug possession, according to police.

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Steve Urbon: Fate of New Bedford's loop shuttles is on the line

Downtown loop shuttle driver Patty Normand stops Friday at the North Second Street spot in downtown New Bedford.

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New Bedford: Downtown shops go, downtown shops come

Henry Gatlin saw a hole in downtown New Bedford, a shortage of framing and art supply services in an area increasingly recognized as an arts destination.

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Jack Spillane: The Market Basket spring and the story of a company and nation

A couple years ago - after Lang had convinced Demoulas to open the Market Basket that changed the price of groceries in Greater New Bedford, he had asked Demoulas late one Friday about his weekend plans.

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Lighting 105 candles for Loretta

Not many people can say that they've lived through both world wars or have been alive for seven Red Sox World Series titles, but Loretta Allison can.

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Meet 'The First Lady' of the Feast

Her husband Larry is the public face and president for the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament but Olga Figueira Jacques is the Festa's soul.

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Business Newsmakers

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the statewide organization that unites and strengthens the nonprofit sector through advocacy, public awareness, and capacity-building, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Michelle Neves Hantman, President of the United Way of Greater New Bedford, to its Board of Directors.

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Lauren Daley's Booklovers: Books to get you ready for Festa time

I'm a quarter Portuguese. We had Portuguese Class in third grade. We made our own malasadas.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Society of Bluffton Artists to show Theodore's 'Watercolor memories'

The Society of Bluffton Artists will present "Watercolor Memories, Here and There," a collection of paintings by award-winning artist Don Theodore, on display Aug. 4-30 at the SOBA Gallery.

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Meet George Hempe: New GNBWIB executive director

For George Hempe, 58, the problem is simple. A disconnect exists between what employers need and the skills workers have - not just in Southeastern Massachusetts, he says, but nationwide.

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Merger expands credit union's membership

Southern Mass Credit Union's merger on July 1 is one of the Fairhaven-based institution's biggest steps in a multi-year strategic plan to expand its regional presence, grow members and build loan volume.

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Our View: The ABC's of creative economy

Gallery X was at the vanguard of New Bedford's "creative economy." It is currently exhibiting its 25th annual public hanging at the former 1855 First Universalist Church building at 169 William Street, and warrants a visit for appreciation of its contribution to both the arts and the economy.

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Hundreds of Central American children have already been placed with family members in Massachusetts.

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