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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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2 hrs ago |

Veterans Transition House seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year

The board of directors of the Veterans' Transition House is seeking nominations for this year's Veteran of the Year Award.


6 hrs ago |

Women & Infants settles with AG's Office over 2012 data breach

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has settled with the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office following allegations that it failed to protect personal and health information of more than 12,000 patients from the New Bedford area.


11 hrs ago |

Shelves empty but spirits strong as Market Basket battle goes on

Some 300 to 400 local Market Basket employees turned out for a pep talk Thursday morning, mirroring the response of workers elsewhere in the chain.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

New Bedford looks to help hoaders; letting go hard to do

Understanding why hoarders stockpile things and what their collections mean to them is key to helping someone break the cycle of compulsive collecting, Lee Shuer said Thursday at a city-sponsored workshop on hoarding.


Nature program gives New Bedford kids breath of fresh air

When children participating in the Trips for Kids summer program first come to its headquarters at the Victory Park Warming House, Bernadette Souza takes them to the pond at the side of the house, filled with fish and turtles.


Steve Urbon: 'Jesus' still spreading the good word in Fairhaven

Mel Larsen embraces Ella Antone as her friend, Pauline LeBlanc, looks on Wednesday in Fairhaven.


Funeral Notice: Patricia Ann Rose

She will be cremated and her cremated remains will be scattered at sea. Arrangements are in the care of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.


BCC to hold open house in New Bedford on July 31

If you are considering college this fall, you can check out Bristol Community College's open house next Thursday, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 800 Purchase St. downtown.


Series of Portuguese-themed events at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum's 2014 Portuguese Event Series, highlighting culture and history from the Azores, Madeira and mainland Portugal, will wrap up with three events.


Don Wilkinson's Art Beat: 'Water' is nice, but where's the contrast?

When I received notice about the current exhibition at Gallery 65 on William, called simply "Water," I was hit with a sensation that was equal parts deja vu and ennui.



Courtesy of Cahoon Museum of American Art This portrait of an unknown ship captain is part of a new exhibition at the Cahoon Museum of American Art.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Attorney general, New Bedford work together to repair abandoned homes

The house on the corner of Cottage and Elm streets has come a long way since it was abandoned nearly four years ago.


Teacher advisory boards to give New Bedford teachers a voice

After a year of bitter criticism by some teachers who maintained they had little say in the changes taking place in the school district, Superintendent Pia Durkin is giving them a forum to be heard.


WLNE-TV Providence

Two stabbed in altercation at New Bedford cafe

By News Staff Two men were stabbed in an altercation at a New Bedford cafe Wednesday.


John K. Patys

John K. Patys, 66, of Westport, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 unexpectedly. He was the husband of Doreen A. Patys and son of the late Michael and Louise Patys.


Constantine Arvanites

Constantine "Charles/Kosta" Arvanites of New Bedford, died on July 22, 2014 at Sacred Heart Home at the age of 84, following a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.




The 17-year-old convicted of stabbing a young man to death is now up for parole, following a court ruling that minors cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole.


Two arrested on drug charges in New Bedford

Travis J. Mendes, 32, of 59 Summit St. was charged with unlawful possession of weapon, possession of Class A and B drugs and conspiracy to violate drug laws.


CBS 3 Springfield

Death of TV personality ruled natural

The Massachusetts medical examiner's office has ruled that former Rhode Island television personality Sheila Martines Pina, who once co-hosted a show with current "Today" host Matt Lauer, died from chronic alcohol abuse.


Enrollments from Guatemala and El Salvador double in city schools

The number of students from Guatemala and El Salvador enrolling in city schools has nearly doubled since 2012, while statewide the increase was just over 14 percent.


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