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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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BCC to hold open house in New Bedford on July 31

If you are considering college this fall, you can check out Bristol Community College's open house next Thursday, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 800 Purchase St. downtown.


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Series of Portuguese-themed events at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum's 2014 Portuguese Event Series, highlighting culture and history from the Azores, Madeira and mainland Portugal, will wrap up with three events.


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Don Wilkinson's Art Beat: 'Water' is nice, but where's the contrast?

When I received notice about the current exhibition at Gallery 65 on William, called simply "Water," I was hit with a sensation that was equal parts deja vu and ennui.


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Courtesy of Cahoon Museum of American Art This portrait of an unknown ship captain is part of a new exhibition at the Cahoon Museum of American Art.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Attorney general, New Bedford work together to repair abandoned homes

The house on the corner of Cottage and Elm streets has come a long way since it was abandoned nearly four years ago.


Teacher advisory boards to give New Bedford teachers a voice

After a year of bitter criticism by some teachers who maintained they had little say in the changes taking place in the school district, Superintendent Pia Durkin is giving them a forum to be heard.


WLNE-TV Providence

Two stabbed in altercation at New Bedford cafe

By News Staff Two men were stabbed in an altercation at a New Bedford cafe Wednesday.


John K. Patys

John K. Patys, 66, of Westport, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 unexpectedly. He was the husband of Doreen A. Patys and son of the late Michael and Louise Patys.


Constantine Arvanites

Constantine "Charles/Kosta" Arvanites of New Bedford, died on July 22, 2014 at Sacred Heart Home at the age of 84, following a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.




The 17-year-old convicted of stabbing a young man to death is now up for parole, following a court ruling that minors cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole.


Two arrested on drug charges in New Bedford

Travis J. Mendes, 32, of 59 Summit St. was charged with unlawful possession of weapon, possession of Class A and B drugs and conspiracy to violate drug laws.


CBS 3 Springfield

Death of TV personality ruled natural

The Massachusetts medical examiner's office has ruled that former Rhode Island television personality Sheila Martines Pina, who once co-hosted a show with current "Today" host Matt Lauer, died from chronic alcohol abuse.


Enrollments from Guatemala and El Salvador double in city schools

The number of students from Guatemala and El Salvador enrolling in city schools has nearly doubled since 2012, while statewide the increase was just over 14 percent.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fairhaven wants more info on sale of historic school buildings

Members of the Oxford-Rogers Study Committee pleaded with selectmen not to sell the school buildings at auction, but in the end Tuesday night, the board held off on any decision.

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New Bedford residents upset about repetitive flooded basements

Residents of New Bedford are flooding City Hall with requests after they say their basements keep flooding.


No decision expected today on New Bedford man's bid for parole

The state Parole Board heard arguments today for and against granting parole to a New Bedford man, convicted of first-degree murder as a juvenile in 1997, according to a spokesman.


Police: Series of New Bedford fires might be connected

"Maybe somebody pass by, they have a cigarette, make like this," Godinho said, tracing his hand along the burned siding on his building.


Former Whaling City Festival organizers to set up shop in Fall River

A longtime organizer of the Whaling City Festival in New Bedford wants to replicate the event in Fall River, with plans to kick off the new Spindle City Festival next year.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Bedford seafood auction

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New Bedford welcomes new National Park superintendent

The city formally welcomed Meghan Kish as the new leader of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park on Monday.



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