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The New Bedford Firefighters' Union and United Way of Greater New Bedford are teaming up for their 15th annual toy drive.
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About 60 bikers zoomed into the Salvation Army's parking lot Sunday afternoon. Dressed in black, with many sporting club logos and doo-rags, the bikers formed an assembly line to unload two trucks full of toys and food.
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Cats of the Week, Tom and Jerry: Spectacular, 14-week-old gray and white male litter mates.
Residents should place all grass clippings and leaves curbside the day after the scheduled trash pickup day, according to a news release.
Jose D. Furtado, 77, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Athanasia "Tina" Hassan, 82, passed away at Riverbend of South Natick Nursing Home, where she resided for the last five years, on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
As the Advent calender moves every day closer to Christmas, SouthCoast companies are treating their employees to holiday parties like it's 2007.
Few things are tougher politically than accomplishing the turnaround of an urban school system, where decades of patronage, powerful teachers unions and rapid demographic and social changes are woven together into a Gordian Knot that takes persistence, courage and vision to untie.
Downtown shone with the light of a massive Christmas tree Saturday evening, invoking a tradition that stretches deep into the city's past.
For the first time since the recession, the Massachusetts Senate voted 32-7 in favor of bumping up the minimum wage to $11 an hour by July 2016.
"Every December millions of Americans traipse to the mall or to the movies," said Lee Wright, founder of The History List.
Leonora Costa, age 82, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Your donations to the Neediest Families Fund will help families in need, providing toys and clothes for the children and a holiday meal.
The New Bedford Free Public Libraries and PACE are partnering for the Food for Fines Program.
Against his father's wishes, city native Daniel Lucas, then 19 and outraged by Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, enlisted in the Navy, three months after the invasion.