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A grassroots effort to support raising the minimum wage has collected more than 6,000 signatures in New Bedford, and thousands more across other SouthCoast communities.
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Allen C. Haskell Park: Presents the program "Prune and Train the Weeping Beech & Pear Espalier," 1-3 p.m. Dec. 5. Artistic pruning and training techniques presented by horticulturists Warren Leach of Tranquil Lake Nursery, Fred Perry of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum and Allen Haskell's own Phil Kratsch.
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Back in 1945, the place to ice skate in Fairhaven was Dana's Pond on Long Road. We all made plans at school to meet at the pond at a certain time after school.
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908 Purchase St., New Bedford. 6th Annual Downtown Holiday Stroll: noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7. Santa Claus will arrive at custom House Square to greet young admirers and pose for free 5x7 photos.
An appeal of MCAD's dismissal of a claim of racial bias, brought by Eddie Johnson against the town of Plymouth, was taken under advisement Wednesday, after a two-hour hearing.
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Mystic Seaport is looking for "talented, self-motivated adults" to spend time next summer on one of the legs of the 38th voyage of the world's last wooden whaleship, the Charles W. Morgan.
Benjamin James Luzzo, 35, of New Bedford, died December 2, 2013, unexpectedly. He was the husband of Lori L. Luzzo.
They say every dog has its day, and Chance, who was found abused and abandoned in the South End of New Bedford, may have his day very soon.
BILODEAU: of New Bedford, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, Alberta "Bertha," 110. Daughter of the late Arthur and Christiana Fecteau.
There has been an alien invasion on Mill Street in New Bedford, where an army of huge fluorescent yellow crosswalk signs has sprung up with their silhouette men and the little arrow at the bottom pointing to the roadway.
Milton C. Breault, 84, of New Bedford, died December 3, 2013, peacefully at The Oaks Nursing Home after a period of declining health.
"There are way too many, still, of our fellow residents in this city who struggle with the disease every day," said Mayor Jon Mitchell, who read a proclamation declaring Dec. 1 World AIDS Day in New Bedford.
Ferdinand C. "Fred" Macedo, Sr., 91, of New Bedford died December 2, 2013 peacefully at Sacred Heart Home.
Born in East Taunton to the late Arthur and Christiana Fecteau, she moved a few years later with her parents to New Bedford and later to Canada, where she was raised and educated.
Joshua Silva, 36, of New Bedford, continued to be held without bail this morning after his murder arraignment in Fall River Superior Court.