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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 $199,900 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More New Bedford information.

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6 hrs ago | WHDH

New Bedford residents upset about repetitive flooded basements

Residents of New Bedford are flooding City Hall with requests after they say their basements keep flooding.


9 hrs ago |

No decision expected today on New Bedford man's bid for parole

The state Parole Board heard arguments today for and against granting parole to a New Bedford man, convicted of first-degree murder as a juvenile in 1997, according to a spokesman.


16 hrs ago |

Police: Series of New Bedford fires might be connected

"Maybe somebody pass by, they have a cigarette, make like this," Godinho said, tracing his hand along the burned siding on his building.


20 hrs ago |

Former Whaling City Festival organizers to set up shop in Fall River

A longtime organizer of the Whaling City Festival in New Bedford wants to replicate the event in Fall River, with plans to kick off the new Spindle City Festival next year.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Bedford seafood auction

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New Bedford welcomes new National Park superintendent

The city formally welcomed Meghan Kish as the new leader of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park on Monday.


Employees rally in support of fired Market Basket CEO, shelves becoming empty, shoppers annoyed

As shelves empty and annoyed shoppers go elsewhere, about 50 local Market Basket employees protested the firing Monday afternoon of Chief Executive Officer Arthur T. Demoulas.


Marine News

AAPA Elect Kristin Decas as Next Chairman

The American Association of Port Authorities informs it has elected Kristin Decas, CEO and port director for the Port of Hueneme as its incoming chair for AAPA's 2014-2015 activity year.


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

$450,0000 in state funding of cooperative fisheries research at UMass ...

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and officials from the University's School for Marine Science & Technology praised legislators today for their continued commitment to invest in cooperative fisheries research that engages scientists and fishermen in the pursuit of accurate data.


New Bedford workshop seeks to get help for hoarders

The city's Health Department will hold a workshop Thursday to examine the issue of hoarding and to begin finding help and support for those who may have compulsive collecting problems.


Nativity Prep alum's Brandeis scholarship a 'family' effort

He had just gotten off the wait list to Brandeis University and gained the chance to be one of 20 students in a scholarship program there.


Steve Urbon: Rash of fires rattles nerves in the city

A rash of early morning fires has not surprisingly put fire officials on alert in the near North End of New Bedford.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

New Bedford teen charged in Swansea stabbing

A New Bedford teen has been arrested and charged with stabbing a 21-year-old man during an armed robbery Wednesday morning in Swansea.


City Council to revisit New Bedford's beekeeping ban

"I don't know why it was banned," said Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet. "I don't think it is an issue if someone has the space and the ability to care for them.


Angelo P. Rosa

Angelo P. Rosa, age 75 of New Bedford, passed away, peacefully, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital on July 19, 2014.


Luisa T. Reis

Luisa T. Reis, 64, of Westport, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at home following a long courageous battle with cancer.


Brian J. Lowney - Fur, Fin and Feathers: Expert trainer Eric...

Whether you share your life with a tiny pug or a giant Newfoundland, your family dog should be able to be taken anywhere, be comfortable around strangers, and shouldn't jump on guests or steal food from the coffee table when no one is looking.


DA brings tennis, fitness to SouthCoast youth with free camp

The children lined up with rackets in hand, awaiting the tennis balls to bounce in their direction.


Jack Spillane: Governors-to-be are coming round

The sailboats crowd the harbor, the Morgan's majestic visit is still happy in our memory and our only gray sky seems to be whether Nabeh Moujabber can quickly rebuild the beloved Lebanese Kitchen.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

11 days away from the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Every year, the four-day Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford's North End is the best-attended event of a SouthCoast summer, with the Madeiran descendants of the original founders trying to build annually on the long tradition.


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