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With mounting scrutiny over reports of violence against members of the city's Central American population, a key City Council committee has advanced a slate of responsive measures, from boosting lighting on North Front Street to instructing police to respond without discrimination to complaints made by immigrants.
"He was a wonderful man and a great inspiration for band members," said Edith Pliskin, 93, of Dartmouth, one of the original band members of the Regional Symphonic Band, which later became the Tri-County Symphonic Band.
Wilbert Miller, 84, of New Bedford, died December 10, 2013, at Sacred Heart Home after a brief illness.
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority wants to lure a railroad car manufacturer to the city -- and it is planning to sweeten the deal by offering a $1 million incentive.
City police, assisted by a state officer from the Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, arrested a 26-year-old man this morning for allegedly stabbing another man twice with scissors Monday.
Carlos E. Carreiro, 51, of New Bedford, passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Gloria Rose, 93, of New Bedford, died December 8, 2013 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth after a brief illness.
Brian Stephen Sheffield, Jr. age 39, passed away unexpectedly on November 29, 2013.
The New Bedford Firefighters' Union and United Way of Greater New Bedford are teaming up for their 15th annual toy drive.
About 60 bikers zoomed into the Salvation Army's parking lot Sunday afternoon. Dressed in black, with many sporting club logos and doo-rags, the bikers formed an assembly line to unload two trucks full of toys and food.
Cats of the Week, Tom and Jerry: Spectacular, 14-week-old gray and white male litter mates.
Residents should place all grass clippings and leaves curbside the day after the scheduled trash pickup day, according to a news release.
Jose D. Furtado, 77, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Athanasia "Tina" Hassan, 82, passed away at Riverbend of South Natick Nursing Home, where she resided for the last five years, on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
As the Advent calender moves every day closer to Christmas, SouthCoast companies are treating their employees to holiday parties like it's 2007.