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Others nominated for the leadership awards included: Denell Pepin, Modern Parent Living; Erik Andrade, PACE YouthBuild; Heather Heffernan, Sylvia Group of Insurance Agencies; Jeffrey Pelletier, New Bedford Economic Developmental Council; Jessica Fernandes Gomes, UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts.; Justin Coelho, CrossFit ... (more)
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The program will include special recognition of Richard Pline, New Bedford's first community development director and the presentation of the Sister Rose Award.
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Police are giving a big assist to Facebook in the arrest of a New Bedford man wanted for stealing and cashing thousands of dollars in checks, according to Police Chief Paul H. Magee.
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A 36-year-old Providence man has been arrested in Georgia in connection with the suspicious death in the April 15 fire on Rounds Street, the district attorney's office said today.
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Courtesy of John Thornton/New Bedford Free Public Library A portrait of Bill Shattuck is part of the exhibit, 'John Thornton: Artist Portraits' at New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum: Open daily, 1-4 p.m. Houses a collection of thousands of artifacts with exhibits featuring the Revolutionary through Operation ... (more)
Adding nearly 1,000 jobs between February and March, the New Bedford Area's unemployment level fell to just below that of the Fall River Area, which took the number one spot in the state.
Police are seeking a 21-year-old city man accused of firing 11 shots into a car and wounding two men on Monday, detectives said.
Along with about 20 grams of marijuana, police said they found a .22 caliber semi-automatic Beretta handgun with defaced serial numbers, five rounds of .22 caliber ammunition and $667 in cash.
A sign on a renovated building at Pier 3 off MacArthur Drive, and directly across Route 18 from the rebuilt plaza in the lower downtown, is advertising a new restaurant.
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.
Hoping to continue New Bedford Harbor's legacy as a port of diverse industries, the US Economic Development Administration announced Wednesday at $200,000 grant help plan the waterfront's future.
An historic city building will remain standing for at least six months after a City Council committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to delay demolition.
New Bedford has seen seasonal job gains since last March, according to the state's Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
City police and firefighters will soon be able to administer an effective antidote to combat the wave of heroin and opioid overdoses sweeping the region and state.
Rita Thompson, age 80, of Acushnet, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was the wife of the late William Thompson II.
Mary Adelaide Drivenes, 87, died at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Forestview in Wareham on Saturday, April 19, 2014 after an extended illness.