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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 $179,900 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More New Bedford information.

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Your View: Support your zoo director

By now, many are aware of the campaign that has been directed at our City Council members, asking them to remove our elephants Emily and Ruth from the Buttonwood Park Zoo and send them to the Elephant Sanctuary.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

New Bedford shows job gains in past year

New Bedford has seen seasonal job gains since last March, according to the state's Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.


New Bedford police, firefighters will soon begin administering Narcan

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

Rita Thompson, age 80, of Acushnet, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was the wife of the late William Thompson II.


Mary A. Drivenes

Mary Adelaide Drivenes, 87, died at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Forestview in Wareham on Saturday, April 19, 2014 after an extended illness.


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

On Earth Day, UMass Dartmouth and New Bedford Ocean Explorium commit to long-term partnership

UMass Dartmouth and the Ocean Explorium today announced mutual commitment to long-term partnership designed to enhance inter-generational understanding of the sciences at time when Earth and our role is changing rapidly.


New Bedford man arrested on charges of breaking in to Coca-Cola trailer

New Bedford police arrested a city man on charges of breaking and entering and larceny on Sunday morning, police said.


Police arrest New Bedford man in Building 19 break-in

A break-in at Building 19 on Hathaway Road just after midnight Monday led to the arrest of one New Bedford man, police said Tuesday.


Two New Bedford men injured in drive-by shooting

Two city men were shot Monday afternoon when a car pulled up alongside theirs and someone opened fire, police said.


Mon Apr 21, 2014

Family sustains burns after accidental kitchen fire in New Bedford

At 12:40 p.m., firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at 868 County St. and found smoke coming out of a window in the 12-unit building.


New Bedford finds way into WikiLeaks document

Although devoid of the earth-shattering revelations found in some of its fellow documents, the New Bedford City Council was the subject of a document leaked in the single largest release of classified material in history - the WikiLeaks "Secret US Embassy Cables."


Amelia Rodrigues

Amelia Rodrigues, 85, of New Bedford, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Alden Court.


June L. Medeiros

June L. Medeiros, 50, of New Bedford, passed away April 5, 2014 at home following a courageous battle with cancer.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

Historic New Bedford building's fate to be decided

A historic building's future could be determined Tuesday at a City Council meeting, and some neighbors already are speaking out against its potential demolition.

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Flag honors Antone "Tony" Rapoza, U.S. Navy Veteran

Courtesy photo During April, the 498th flag to fly atop Old Glory Tower in the North End of New Bedford honors Antone 'Tony' Rapoza, U.S. Navy Gunner's Mate 3rd Class, who would have turned 89 years old this month.


Editor Bob Unger: A Fairhaven boy gets back in the game

Barbara and Jonathan, the spouse and son of Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger, pose near Boston Harbor shortly after Jonathan was adopted by Barbara and moved to the U.S. from Guatemala, more than 10 years ago.


Life aboard the Charles W. Morgan included salt-horse, back-breaking labor

The 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaling ship, will take place this summer, including an eight-day visit to New Bedford, where she was built in 1841.


Neal Weiss named first winner of Jacobs Leadership Award

The Irwin M. And Joan K. Jacobs Leadership Award will be presented at a dinner April 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Jacobs Gallery.


Lydia M. Maher

Born June 3, 1932, in Alsace-Lorraine, France, she was the daughter of the late Auguste and Louise Richter.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Our View: Dysfunction threatens New Bedford schools

Readers may have noticed that - apart from a feature photo and caption of a golfer in Wareham - everything on the page concerned critical issues in New Bedford's public schools.


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