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A city landlord, the owner of a violation-ridden rooming house on Elm Street downtown, was served Thursday with a Housing Court injunction demanding he make repairs immediately.
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The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public hearing March 18 on its plan to close the Pleasant Street post office and relocate operations to another downtown site, according to the postal service.
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New Bedford Animal Control will host a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, to vaccinate dogs, cats and ferrets from the city and the surrounding area.
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A New Bedford marijuana dispensary applicant filed suit against the state Wednesday, citing inconsistencies with all 20 winning dispensary applications, condemning the licensing process and calling for all provisional licenses to be revoked.
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The UConn Libraries will host three distinctly different art exhibits this spring: contemporary Aboriginal artwork from Australia; fine wood sculpture focusing on social issues, and punk art, music, and songs from the 1980s, now through June 27. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, March 13 from 4-6 p.m. and feature live music by ... (more)
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Mass Audubon joins the Southeastern Time Exchange: Trade time working one of Mass Audubon's South Coast Sanctuaries for piano lessons, lawn care services, computer training, transportation to a medical appointment and more.
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Acclaimed tenor Anthony Kearns, shown here against a dramatic backdrop of church ruins in Ireland, will perform Sunday afternoon at St. Lawrence Martyr Church in New Bedford.
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A New Bedford marijuana dispensary applicant filed suit against the state Wednesday, citing an array of inconsistencies in the licensing process and calling for all provisional licenses to be rescinded.
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From yarn-bombings to children's books illustrated with embroidery to fashion shows, downtown New Bedford's art community is celebrating fiber-based art.
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The usually quiet halls of the Statehouse were filled with chants and cheers early Wednesday afternoon as advocates made their case for a bill that would make it easier for those without Social Security numbers to get Massachusetts drivers licenses.
The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a bond bill Wednesday that includes $3 million in funding for New Bedford's Orpheum Theatre.
Two companies that won preliminary state approval for medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts moved quickly Wednesday to cut their ties with a Colorado couple, after a Globe story Tuesday detailed how the husband-wife team was forced to shut down its Boulder medical marijuana facility for numerous violations in 2012.
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.
Following is the sailing schedule for the Charles W. Morgan, including its return to New Bedford.
Rep. Chris Markey said school officials should continue to have the option to make major changes in staff as part of a turnaround plan.
Three of the top 10 earners are no longer employees of the School Department: former superintendent Mary Louise Francis; former Assistant Superintendent Danielle Carrigo; and former Normandin principal Jeanne Bonneau, who retired as director of mathematics for the district.
Fernando "Baganha" C. Raposo, age 80, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at St. Anne's Hospital surrounded by his loving family.