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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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3 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

New Bedford area's unemployment drops in March

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.

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4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

New Bedford police have warrant for suspect in drive-by shooting

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.

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4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Two arrested in New Bedford after raid turns up drugs, illegal gun

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.

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4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Black Whale restaurant will be on New Bedford waterfront

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.

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8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Senior Scene

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.

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12 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Obama administration rewards city with $200,000 waterfront planning grant

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.

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17 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Developer, councilors spar over historic building

An historic city building will remain standing for at least six months after a City Council committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to delay demolition.

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21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

City Council considering wind turbine power purchase agreement

The City of New Bedford may soon be venturing into the onshore wind business, with the City Council's ordinance committee moving forward Tuesday on a proposal to buy energy from turbines in Plymouth.

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Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

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.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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.

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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.

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Rita Thompson

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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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.

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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."

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Amelia Rodrigues

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

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