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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 $190,000 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More New Bedford information.

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John Correia, Jr.

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.


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Two arrested in connection with drug delivery service

Police arrested two people Tuesday on charges of operating a drugs on wheels service in the city's South End.


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DHS Class of 1954 plans 60th reunion

The Dartmouth High School Class of 1954 will be celebrating its 60th class reunion on Saturday, Sept.


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Officials doing 'full security review' of New Bedford schools

School officials are in the process of reviewing security systems in the public schools' 26 buildings, following a break-in at Keith Middle School earlier this month, Superintendent Pia Durkin said.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

New New Bedford teachers get warm welcome

Lisa Dion is making the move from small town school to the inner city and said she knows little about New Bedford.


New Bedford school officials: Classrooms will be well-staffed

Thirty-one educators resigned from New Bedford Public Schools in the months of July and August, according to school officials.


Libby Morse, 102

Libby Morse, 102, of Deerfield Beach, FL, formerly of North Dartmouth, passed away on August 24, 2014 after a long illness.


New Bedford man arrested after yelling at suicidal woman

A city man was arrested after yelling and swearing at a woman who was threatening to jump off the roof of a three-story house in the South End Monday, according to police.


New Bedford police seek robber who bit man's arm for $2

Police say a robber took $2 and a bite out of a man's arm outside a city convenience store Monday afternoon.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ex-corrections officer arraigned in fatal Swansea shooting

Timothy R. Levesque says he shot Melissa J. White in self-defense when White lunged at him with a crowbar early Sunday morning on Ocean Grove Avenue in Swansea, attorneys said.

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Candidate viewpoint: Western Massachusetts needs to invest in job creation, not destruction

This week we learned that the unemployment rate in Springfield rose in July to 10.5 percent, up from 9.2 percent in June.


Pauline C. Carvalho

Born in Lakeville, the daughter of the late Antone P. and Mary Santos, she lived in New Bedford most of her life.



Police: Suspect arrested with 21 lbs. of pot in trunk

Police arrest a man accused of driving through New Bedford with 21 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fall in New England: Yankee Mag offers trip ideas

Planning to travel in New England this fall? Yankee Magazine's September-October issue can help you plan your trip.


Today in SouthCoast

Let us help you plan your day with Today in SouthCoast. We compile some of the best events in the area, along with weather and road work to help you decide what to do.


Steve Urbon: Fisherman finds his way through industry morass

Willis "Bill" Blount at City Pier 3 in New Bedford, where he is finishing the work required to resume fishing on his Nantucket boat, the Ruthie B .


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Immigrant photos to brighten up Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford

Vacant storefronts along Acushnet Avenue are about to bring new light to the neighborhood in the way of photography depicting the city's immigrants.


Community rolls up its sleeves to spruce up New Bedford High School

Donna Guay stood at the top of a ladder, adding finishing touches to a newly painted red section of a hallway inside New Bedford High School.


William Howard, Sr., 95

William Howard, Sr., age 95 years of Lakeville, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Island Terrace Nursing Home in Lakeville following a brief illness.


Flag honors T5 Felix Witkowicz, D-Day squad leader

Courtesy of Mary Anne Polchlopek Army Technician Grade 5 Felix Witkowicz is being honored by the flying of the flag on the Old Glory Tower in New Bedford this month.



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