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They say every dog has its day, and Chance, who was found abused and abandoned in the South End of New Bedford, may have his day very soon.
BILODEAU: of New Bedford, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, Alberta "Bertha," 110. Daughter of the late Arthur and Christiana Fecteau.
There has been an alien invasion on Mill Street in New Bedford, where an army of huge fluorescent yellow crosswalk signs has sprung up with their silhouette men and the little arrow at the bottom pointing to the roadway.
Milton C. Breault, 84, of New Bedford, died December 3, 2013, peacefully at The Oaks Nursing Home after a period of declining health.
"There are way too many, still, of our fellow residents in this city who struggle with the disease every day," said Mayor Jon Mitchell, who read a proclamation declaring Dec. 1 World AIDS Day in New Bedford.
Ferdinand C. "Fred" Macedo, Sr., 91, of New Bedford died December 2, 2013 peacefully at Sacred Heart Home.
Born in East Taunton to the late Arthur and Christiana Fecteau, she moved a few years later with her parents to New Bedford and later to Canada, where she was raised and educated.
Joshua Silva, 36, of New Bedford, continued to be held without bail this morning after his murder arraignment in Fall River Superior Court.
Chico: Mellow, Chihuahua male. Likes to be with people, good with cats and other dogs.
A 33-year-old man was stabbed at home Saturday, but the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.
A World War II fighter pilot at 19, Roman "Ray" Mierzejewski flew high in his all-too-brief life, and decades after his death he remains his family's hero.
ALICE suggests every classroom be equipped with a "go-bucket," a 5-gallon container equipped with survival items.
Ana G. Mello, 77, of Dartmouth, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility.
SouthCoast residents were cautiously excited this month at the news that the state Legislature's Transportation Committee approved a spending authorization that included full funding for South Coast Rail construction.
She was born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Armando and Mary Borges. She attended Holy Family High School in New Bedford.
Nominations are being accepted for the sixth annual "Teacher of the Year" award - established by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts in partnership with The Standard-Times - to encourage and recognize exceptional teachers in Greater New Bedford.