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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 $190,000 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More New Bedford information.

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23 min ago |

Crowell's downtown location closes, but business to stay open

For more than a century, generations of area residents have gone downtown for their custom framing and fine art restoration and to see this well-known gallery.


1 hr ago |

Snags in bus runs for some New Bedford students

Some city students did not make it to school on their first day Tuesday morning, something that is not uncommon this time of year, according to New Bedford Public School officials.


2 hrs ago |

Our View: Tradition preserves precious moments

Three cheers for Jeannie Azevedo. Because of her commitment to tradition, her daughter Elizabeth on Monday was able to receive the blessings of her two grandmothers, neither of whom was able to attend Elizabeth's wedding in East Bridgewater that evening.


13 hrs ago |

New Bedford Gala to celebrate 33 years of Spinner Publications

Spinner Publications will hold its "Spinner Celebrates 33 Years" fundrasing gala and live art auction at the Fort Taber Community Center, Oct. 18, from 6-10 p.m. Highlighting the event will be a live auction of paintings by renowned local artists moderated by auctioneer, Dennis Broadbent.


16 hrs ago |

Today in SouthCoast

Let us help you plan your day with Today in SouthCoast. We compile some of the best events in the area, along with weather and road work to help you decide what to do.


19 hrs ago |

Stang grad 'had so much love to give'

People who knew Sarah Phenix Brewer said that whether she was tutoring youngsters with autism, organizing a closet for her blind, widowed mother or running a camp for children with life-threatening illnesses, her goal was simple: to help other people achieve their dreams.


23 hrs ago |

Woman charges discrimination in failure to get union transfer

An African-American woman has filed a discrimination complaint with the state against the Local 4 Machine Operators Union for its failure to approve her transfer.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Man charged with assaulting police, ambulance crew

Police arrested a New Bedford man Sunday morning, charging him with threatening a taxi cab driver and assaulting police and ambulance personnel.


Beatrice M. Langevin

Beatrice M. Langevin died Monday, September 1, 2014. She was the widow of Armand J. Langevin.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sea gulls ruffle feathers in downtown New Bedford

A few years ago, Seamen's Bethel Volunteer Clifford Roderiques remembers the strangest question he ever got from a tourist: "When do they stop the tape?" "I said, 'What tape are you talking about?' And he said, 'The tape of the sea gulls, it's getting annoying,'" Roderiques recalled Friday.


Two compete for County Commissioner slot

Taunton Planning Board Chairman Dan Dermody is competing for the open county commissioner seat against former New Bedford City Councilor John Saunders in the Sept.


Donald B. Shahon, MD, 90

Donald B. Shahon, MD died peacefully in the company of his family on August 30, 2014 in New Bedford, Massachusetts at the age of 90. Born in Boston, Dr. Shahon graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Biochemistry in 1944 and received an M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1949.


Anna M. Rozario, 94

Anna M. Rozario, 94, of New Bedford, died August 30, 2014 peacefully at St. Anne's Hospital surrounded by her family.


Cape Cod Times

'She had so much love to give'

"Her smile when she was 6 was the same smile when she was 26," said Dream Day board member Jack Girvan, who started out at Dream Day as a volunteer.


SouthCoast Gold Star parents have their say about the troubles in Iraq

Jean Pierre Trahan of Freetown, Joseph Ford Sr. of New Bedford and Lisa Rodriguez of Fairhaven have seen their sons pay the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom.


Miss New Bedford Jillian Zucco looks back on amazing year

It's the first day of rehearsal for the 2015 Miss New Bedford Pageant as the warm morning air begins to seep in Cheryl McCormack's dance studio.


Candidates for Governor's Council have their say

EDUCATION: Bryant University, Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude; former Southern New England School of Law, now UMass Law, juris doctorate, magna cum laude.


Berwick brings progressive game to New Bedford

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Donald Berwick brought his campaign to the library on Saturday, drawing about 30 people to hear from the self-proclaimed progressive candidate.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Search Underway For Boy Reported Missing Off New Bedford Coast

A search is underway for a young boy that jumped into the waters off New Bedford on Saturday afternoon but never resurfaced.


Editor Bob Unger: A new start for New Bedford's public schools

Forty years ago this week, I stepped for the first time in front of a classroom at a Vermont public high school, scared out of my wits.



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