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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.
State police have arrested the second suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Antone Gutierrez, who was found lying on Trowbridge Road with a gunshot wound Monday night after an alleged heroin deal.
"I'm basically looking to better my future," said the New Bedford High School sophomore, among an estimated 200 people who attended the school's annual college fair Wednesday evening.
On April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! will host "New Beginnings," a special event celebrating the merger of two downtown New Bedford art organizations.
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.
After 68 years of growing for local gardeners, Figueiredo's Greenhouses owners Terry and Theresa Pimental are calling it quits.
Many of us older folks who grew up in the Greater New Bedford area have the benefit or influence of a parochial education.
About 30 state social workers and investigators picketed Tuesday to protest what they called increased caseloads and stagnant staffing at the Department of Children and Families.
Firefighters found a body today while fighting a fire at a single-family home on Rounds Street, Fire Chief Michael Gomes said.
The Bristol County District Attorney's office remains tight-lipped about the investigation into the newborn girl found dead Friday in the backyard of 1065 County St. Gregg Miliote, spokesman for District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter, said the investigation is ongoing.
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Roland Lafaille, age 85, of New Bedford, died Monday, April 14, 2014 in the Oaks in New Bedford.