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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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Books & Poetry

Little Free Libraries in New Bedford: The Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library are building four "little free libraries" in the city.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Allen to show at Gallery X

An exhibition of paintings by Leo Allen goes on view Wednesday in the Frederick Douglass Gallery at Gallery X in New Bedford.


Grant money could spur innovative workspaces in New Bedford

A new state grant program could spur some innovative workspaces in the city, whether that's in the form of an incubator for startups, a makerspace joining engineers and hackers, or some combination of the two.


For Kids

Courtesy of Rebecca Schade/Culture*Park Youngsters get a lesson in stage combat from actress Tracy Oliverio-Clark as part of the Shakespeare 4 Kids program.


SouthCoast is on a roll

Since July, four lucky Massachusetts Lottery players from the region have each won $1 million playing either Mega Millions or the Lottery's instant games.


Auto parts man defies odds to find Acushnet Scouts' missing payload

When Acushnet Cub Scout Pack 51 launched its first weather balloon last Saturday, the pack estimated it would land in the vicinity of Long Island.


Mass in Motion funded for another three years in New Bedford

The state Department of Public Health has awarded New Bedford's Mass in Motion program another round of funding, allowing the program to continue for another three years.


Robert E. DeRosier

Robert E. DeRosier, age 80, of Acushnet, formerly of Saugus and Lynn, passed away at home on Monday, August 25, 2014 surrounded by his family.


John Correia, Jr.

John Correia, Jr., 67 of New Bedford, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home, with his beloved wife by his side, following a lengthy period of declining health.


Two arrested in connection with drug delivery service

Police arrested two people Tuesday on charges of operating a drugs on wheels service in the city's South End.


DHS Class of 1954 plans 60th reunion

The Dartmouth High School Class of 1954 will be celebrating its 60th class reunion on Saturday, Sept.


Officials doing 'full security review' of New Bedford schools

School officials are in the process of reviewing security systems in the public schools' 26 buildings, following a break-in at Keith Middle School earlier this month, Superintendent Pia Durkin said.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

New New Bedford teachers get warm welcome

Lisa Dion is making the move from small town school to the inner city and said she knows little about New Bedford.


New Bedford school officials: Classrooms will be well-staffed

Thirty-one educators resigned from New Bedford Public Schools in the months of July and August, according to school officials.


Libby Morse, 102

Libby Morse, 102, of Deerfield Beach, FL, formerly of North Dartmouth, passed away on August 24, 2014 after a long illness.


New Bedford man arrested after yelling at suicidal woman

A city man was arrested after yelling and swearing at a woman who was threatening to jump off the roof of a three-story house in the South End Monday, according to police.


New Bedford police seek robber who bit man's arm for $2

Police say a robber took $2 and a bite out of a man's arm outside a city convenience store Monday afternoon.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ex-corrections officer arraigned in fatal Swansea shooting

Timothy R. Levesque says he shot Melissa J. White in self-defense when White lunged at him with a crowbar early Sunday morning on Ocean Grove Avenue in Swansea, attorneys said.

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Candidate viewpoint: Western Massachusetts needs to invest in job creation, not destruction

This week we learned that the unemployment rate in Springfield rose in July to 10.5 percent, up from 9.2 percent in June.


Pauline C. Carvalho

Born in Lakeville, the daughter of the late Antone P. and Mary Santos, she lived in New Bedford most of her life.



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