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Gregory K. Mendes II, 21, of 182D Rockway St., Apt. 1, was arrested and charged with carrying a firearm without a license, carrying a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, according to police.
Now I know why the property taxes are going up in New Bedford. Where is the mayor getting this money to pay all of the salaries going on in City Hall? First of all, the councillors gave themselves a 44 percent pay raise, and now we are going to pay former Councillor Denis Lawrence Jr. as the part-time clerk of committees, which pays about $25,000 a ... (more)
When Matthew Tatelbaum and Sam Katz started Mars Bargainland together in 1962, neither could have foreseen the entrepreneurial tradition they were starting in their families.
Nicknamed the 'Whaling City' for its once-preeminent commercial whaling port, New Bedford, Massachusetts, has a long history of economic prosperity tied to energy production.
The Massachusetts Teachers Association has filed two lawsuits against the state, alleging that the Level 5 turnaround plans for two schools, one of them the Parker Elementary in New Bedford, unlawfully cut union members' pay and failed to show how changes would improve student achievement.
After a nearly two-month rebellion by everyone from store management to shoppers, Market Basket supermarkets across the region were up and running Thursday, including the city's Sawyer Street store.
AREA Blood drives: The American Red Cross is sponsoring blood drives in communities across Southcoast.
An exhibition of paintings by Leo Allen goes on view Wednesday in the Frederick Douglass Gallery at Gallery X 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police arrested two people Tuesday on charges of operating a drugs on wheels service in the city's South End.
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