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An historic city building will remain standing for at least six months after a City Council committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to delay demolition.
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New Bedford has seen seasonal job gains since last March, according to the state's Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
City police and firefighters will soon be able to administer an effective antidote to combat the wave of heroin and opioid overdoses sweeping the region and state.
Rita Thompson, age 80, of Acushnet, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was the wife of the late William Thompson II.
Mary Adelaide Drivenes, 87, died at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Forestview in Wareham on Saturday, April 19, 2014 after an extended illness.
UMass Dartmouth and the Ocean Explorium today announced mutual commitment to long-term partnership designed to enhance inter-generational understanding of the sciences at time when Earth and our role is changing rapidly.
New Bedford police arrested a city man on charges of breaking and entering and larceny on Sunday morning, police said.
A break-in at Building 19 on Hathaway Road just after midnight Monday led to the arrest of one New Bedford man, police said Tuesday.
At 12:40 p.m., firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at 868 County St. and found smoke coming out of a window in the 12-unit building.
Although devoid of the earth-shattering revelations found in some of its fellow documents, the New Bedford City Council was the subject of a document leaked in the single largest release of classified material in history - the WikiLeaks "Secret US Embassy Cables."
Amelia Rodrigues, 85, of New Bedford, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Alden Court.
A historic building's future could be determined Tuesday at a City Council meeting, and some neighbors already are speaking out against its potential demolition.
Courtesy photo During April, the 498th flag to fly atop Old Glory Tower in the North End of New Bedford honors Antone 'Tony' Rapoza, U.S. Navy Gunner's Mate 3rd Class, who would have turned 89 years old this month.
Barbara and Jonathan, the spouse and son of Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger, pose near Boston Harbor shortly after Jonathan was adopted by Barbara and moved to the U.S. from Guatemala, more than 10 years ago.
The 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaling ship, will take place this summer, including an eight-day visit to New Bedford, where she was built in 1841.