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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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3 hrs ago |

Jack Spillane: The Market Basket spring and the story of a company and nation

A couple years ago - after Lang had convinced Demoulas to open the Market Basket that changed the price of groceries in Greater New Bedford, he had asked Demoulas late one Friday about his weekend plans.


7 hrs ago |

Lighting 105 candles for Loretta

Not many people can say that they've lived through both world wars or have been alive for seven Red Sox World Series titles, but Loretta Allison can.


11 hrs ago |

Meet 'The First Lady' of the Feast

Her husband Larry is the public face and president for the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament but Olga Figueira Jacques is the Festa's soul.


15 hrs ago |

Business Newsmakers

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the statewide organization that unites and strengthens the nonprofit sector through advocacy, public awareness, and capacity-building, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Michelle Neves Hantman, President of the United Way of Greater New Bedford, to its Board of Directors.


19 hrs ago |

Lauren Daley's Booklovers: Books to get you ready for Festa time

I'm a quarter Portuguese. We had Portuguese Class in third grade. We made our own malasadas.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bluffton Today

Society of Bluffton Artists to show Theodore's 'Watercolor memories'

The Society of Bluffton Artists will present "Watercolor Memories, Here and There," a collection of paintings by award-winning artist Don Theodore, on display Aug. 4-30 at the SOBA Gallery.


Meet George Hempe: New GNBWIB executive director

For George Hempe, 58, the problem is simple. A disconnect exists between what employers need and the skills workers have - not just in Southeastern Massachusetts, he says, but nationwide.


Merger expands credit union's membership

Southern Mass Credit Union's merger on July 1 is one of the Fairhaven-based institution's biggest steps in a multi-year strategic plan to expand its regional presence, grow members and build loan volume.


Our View: The ABC's of creative economy

Gallery X was at the vanguard of New Bedford's "creative economy." It is currently exhibiting its 25th annual public hanging at the former 1855 First Universalist Church building at 169 William Street, and warrants a visit for appreciation of its contribution to both the arts and the economy.




Hundreds of Central American children have already been placed with family members in Massachusetts.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Months from completion, questions remain about South Terminal use

Types of cargo: Salt, coal, scrap, limestone, aggregate, cobble stone, calcium chloride, steel products, forest products, copper, wind turbines, cranes, power plant components, generators, yachts, automobiles Turbine experience: Handled wind turbine components for turbines currently operating at Narraganset Bay commission as well as for three ... (more)


New bike shop ups the ante for area cyclists

Cyclists have a new sales and repair shop with Harbor Cycles, the newest addition to the hip downtown block with No Problemo at the corner.


Florabell Sylvia

Florabell Sylvia, 94, of New Bedford died July 25, 2014 at St. Anne's Hospital after a brief illness.


Veterans Transition House seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year

The board of directors of the Veterans' Transition House is seeking nominations for this year's Veteran of the Year Award.


Women & Infants settles with AG's Office over 2012 data breach

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has settled with the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office following allegations that it failed to protect personal and health information of more than 12,000 patients from the New Bedford area.


Shelves empty but spirits strong as Market Basket battle goes on

Some 300 to 400 local Market Basket employees turned out for a pep talk Thursday morning, mirroring the response of workers elsewhere in the chain.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

New Bedford looks to help hoaders; letting go hard to do

Understanding why hoarders stockpile things and what their collections mean to them is key to helping someone break the cycle of compulsive collecting, Lee Shuer said Thursday at a city-sponsored workshop on hoarding.


Nature program gives New Bedford kids breath of fresh air

When children participating in the Trips for Kids summer program first come to its headquarters at the Victory Park Warming House, Bernadette Souza takes them to the pond at the side of the house, filled with fish and turtles.


Steve Urbon: 'Jesus' still spreading the good word in Fairhaven

Mel Larsen embraces Ella Antone as her friend, Pauline LeBlanc, looks on Wednesday in Fairhaven.


Funeral Notice: Patricia Ann Rose

She will be cremated and her cremated remains will be scattered at sea. Arrangements are in the care of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.



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