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Peter B. Perkins, 79, of Mattapoisett died March 8, 2014 peacefully at Our Lady's Haven.
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Rose-Marie R. Cruz, 82, of New Bedford, died February 27, 2014, at Sacred Heart Home after a long illness.
KG Urban Enterprises and Mayor Jon Mitchell continue to dance around the benefits of a downtown waterfront casino, with the New York-based developer trying to allay the concerns of the skeptical executive.
Two people were rescued from a burning New Bedford home early Saturday morning, thanks to a nine-year-old boy's 911 call made from inside the home.
Authorities are praising a 9-year-old boy for helping save the lives of two people after he called 911 to report that his two-story home was on fire in New Bedford.
Alzira M. "Elsie" Sacramento, 97, of New Bedford, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Sacred Heart Home.
Alice Furtado, 92, of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, surrounded by her family after a period of declining health at New Bedford Health Care Center.
In a 24-hour period Thursday to Friday, first responders answered calls for 15 drug overdoses, the city's fire chief said.
Louis O. Carreiro, age 86, of Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital.
In quite possibly our closest vote yet, we had ties for first, second, and third place in your suggestions.
The House and Senate moved quickly on Thursday to outlaw "upskirting" a day after the state's Supreme Judicial Court said perpetrators caught taking photos or video underneath a person's clothes without their knowledge could not be prosecuted under current law.
Two retirement announcements this week must not go unnoticed, because the gentlemen concerned are so worthy of praise and because their shoes must be filled by worthy successors.
A city landlord, the owner of a violation-ridden rooming house on Elm Street downtown, was served Thursday with a Housing Court injunction demanding he make repairs immediately.
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public hearing March 18 on its plan to close the Pleasant Street post office and relocate operations to another downtown site, according to the postal service.
New Bedford Animal Control will host a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, to vaccinate dogs, cats and ferrets from the city and the surrounding area.
A New Bedford marijuana dispensary applicant filed suit against the state Wednesday, citing inconsistencies with all 20 winning dispensary applications, condemning the licensing process and calling for all provisional licenses to be revoked.