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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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3 hrs ago |

New Bedford man stabbed in city's South End

The victim walked into the South End Police Station on Cove Street at 6:42 p.m., complaining of a stab wound, according to police.


7 hrs ago |

Feast a boon for some businesses, less so for others

For Rui Rodrigues, owner of Xavier's Market on North Front Street, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament means business.


11 hrs ago | The Carroll News

Jadlowe brings joy to children, adults with a variety of costumes2:42 pm

Chances are if you have ever been to a library, nursing home, any kind of holiday celebration or parade in the Twin County area you have seen Katherine Jadlowe.


13 hrs ago |

Friends meeting continues fund drive for renovations

Ten days of fund-raising activities will begin Saturday as Mattapoisett Friends Meeting continues its campaign for funds to restore the 1827 meeting house on Route 6. So far, $80,000 has been raised of the $245,000 estimated cost of repairs.


18 hrs ago |

Office hours Monday for Rep. Schmid

Schmid will be at the Westport Council on Aging, 75 Reed Road, Westport, from 9 to 9:45 a.m.; at the Freetown Council on Aging, 227 Chace Road, East Freetown from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; at the Little Phoenix Restaurant, 4128 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford from 11 to 11:45 a.m.; and at the Flint Senior Center, at 1423 Pleasant St., Fall River, from noon to ... (more)


22 hrs ago |

City residents reach out to Lebanese Kitchen owners

The owner and founder of New Bedford Guide has raised nearly $10,000 to help the owners of the Lebanese Kitchen with their living expenses, after a July 11 fire destroyed their business and home.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Legislature passes bill including earmarks for New Bedford

The bill authorizes $300,000 for repairs to Dennison Memorial Community center, as well as a $3 million authorization for the Orpheum Theatre and $2 million authorization for the Zeiterion Theatre, according to a news release from the office of state Rep. Antonio F.D. Cabral, D-New Bedford.


BCC tries out open-air classes in New Bedford

The last scheduled free outdoor BCC class is abnormal psychology from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday in Custom House Square Park in New Bedford.


New Bedford man charged with Fairhaven arsons

A 44-year-old New Bedford man was arrested July 24 and charged with arson. Fairhaven police detectives arrested Jason Majocka after obtaining a search warrant for his residence at 116 Hope St., New Bedford.


Family to push for 'Katie's Law' after hit-and-run death

In the days immediately after her daughter's death in a hit-and-run accident, Karen Fostin put her grieving aside and met with police and prosecutors, urging them to bring a charge of leaving the scene against the driver.


Senior Scene

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.


Lorraine T. Marshall Marashio

Lorraine T. Marshall Marashio, 86, of New Bedford, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at New Bedford Health Care Center after a long illness.


Musings on the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

As the city gears up for the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament beginning Thursday, The Standard-Times posed a question to officials and residents about the event many called a giant reunion for area residents: What does the Feast mean to you? Jon Mitchell, mayor: "I repeat this often: the Feast distinguishes itself as a festival not only in ... (more)


Market Basket protests move along and so do shoppers

For city resident Heather Perkins, the Market Basket crisis runs deeper than for most.


Online Only: New Exhibit opening in Fall River

There is an art to theater besides the art of acting. Masks and costumes transform the actors who wear them beneath layers of fabric, sequins, papier machA© and, of course, imagination.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Bedford seafood auction

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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.


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.


Today in SouthCoast

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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