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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.
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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.
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.
Alfred A. Dabrowski, 91, of Acushnet, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at home.
Saying a New Bedford man convicted of second-degree murder will not be "suitable" for rehabilitation for many years, a Superior Court judge added additional time before he is eligible for parole.
Applications for the mural project are available at 3rd Eye Unlimited, the Ugly Gallery, the New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks!, the Mayor's Office and the city website, www.newbedford-ma.gov .
The city of New Bedford and towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth and Fairhaven are inviting residents to attend a session regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency's new Flood Insurance Rate Maps from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Taber Community Center.
The path to great onion rings leads east. We asked where you go for this fried favorite and the answer is Wareham.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Thursday to alter how much money a company would have to initially invest for a casino in Southeastern Massachusetts but decided to hold off on deciding any changes to the region's gaming licensure timeline until at least May 1. The commission voted 3-2 to allow applicants to count some on- and off-site ... (more)
The State Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the identity of the deceased man discovered in a New Bedford house fire Tuesday morning as Justin Downey, 29, of 55 Rounds St. Police received a 911 call Tuesday morning to report a fire at the house at 55 Rounds St. New Bedford police, fire and rescue officials contained the fire to the second floor, ... (more)
I've got mostly good news for the Elm Street neighborhood in downtown New Bedford, good for everybody but the six tenants in the rooming house at 176 Elm St. near the VA clinic.
In his white sneakers, khakis and plaid shirt, Kristopher Santillo showed no scars or outward signs that he had crashed his car in a rollover accident at the Bourne Rotary last month while allegedly fleeing the scene of a break-in.
A city teacher could face criminal charges after a parent complained she assaulted her 9-year-old son before classes at the DeValles School last week, police and the boy's mother said.
Department of Public Works Superintendent Vincent Furtado said that his office recently came to an agreement with ABC Disposal to start using larger trash and recycling carts, much like those now being used in New Bedford.
Community service day at Buttonwood Park: Starting at 8 a.m. April 19. Southeast Massachusetts Tree Wardens & Foresters Association is sponsoring event for new shrubs to be planted at the Holocaust Monument.
Daniel DaRosa, 19, of New Bedford, was shot in the back Wednesday night, said police, who arrived at the scene at 25 Mosher St. at around 11 p.m. They found DaRosa lying in the second floor hallway with a gunshot wound, police said.