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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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3 hrs ago |

Things to do, Shows to see

MORE SUMMER SIZZLE AT THE Z Summers on the Southcoast continue to heat up as the Zeiterion announces three more shows in their 2014 Summer Sizzle lineup.


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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

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7 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Massachusetts sex offender sent back to prison

A convicted rapist has been sent back to prison for violating his probation by cutting off a GPS monitoring device and crossing state lines with a 16-year-old boy.


11 hrs ago |

Three local reps support Moniz for Governor's Council

Reps. Antonio F.D. Cabral and Robert M. Koczera, both D-New Bedford, and Paul A. Schmid III, D-Westport, all said they are backing Moniz.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

City voters to decide fate of Community Preservation Act

The Community Preservation Act allows communities to impose a surcharge on property taxes that funds projects involving open spaces, parks and recreation; historic preservation; and affordable housing.


New Bedford areas to be sprayed for mosquitoes

Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Park, Ashley Park, Ben Rose Field and Industrial Park will be targeted between 2 a.m. and sunrise, weather permitting.


Banker & Tradesman

New Bedford Named One Of Worst Cities In U.S. For First-Time Homebuyers

A new study has ranked New Bedford as one of the top five worst cities in the country for first-time homebuyers.


New Bedford jobless numbers up slightly in July

The New Bedford Area's unemployment rate notched up to 8.9 percent in July, up from 8.3 percent the previous month but well below the 11.2 percent rate from July of last year.


Today in SouthCoast

Yoga instructor Jessica Webb conducts a Yoga at Cushman Park session in Fairhaven.


Authorities seek public's help in homicide

In the aftermath of the death of 32-year-old Edson A. Ramos, the city's sixth murder victim this year, community leaders on Monday lamented what they called an uptick in violence.


Mon Aug 18, 2014


What the Mind Forgets

My daughter and I had never heard of him but mom is 92 and her mind has become like a kaleidoscope of the last nine decades, randomly clicking memories into focus that become her current reality.


Fishing permit holders offered disaster relief paperwork advice

The state Department of Fish and Game is sending representatives to New Bedford and Gloucester this week to help commercial groundfishing permit holders fill out the forms necessary for receiving a share of the $6.3 million in fisheries disaster aid approved by Congress earlier this year.


Priscilla B. Dean

Priscilla B. Dean, 80, of New Bedford, daughter of the late Jose B. and Maria Senna, died August 17, 2014 after a long battle with Asthma, Emphysema, Bronchitis, COPD and Osteoporosis.


For AmeriCorps volunteers, community service alters life path

Kathryn Tighe was already drawn to the idea of working with immigrants. But it was her experience during a year in New Bedford - where she heard stories like that of a woman who arrived after her husband was killed in El Salvador - that set her on a path to study immigration law.


21 pounds of pot found in Providence man's car

A Providence man was arrested in New Bedford on Friday, accused of planning to deliver 21 pounds of marijuana to the city's North End, police said.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bouncer charged with stabbing in New Bedford

Police went to the Temptation Gentlemen's Club located on Popes Island around 3:05 a.m. There, they arrested Steven Cavalcanti, a doorman and bouncer at the club.


New Bedford: Shots fired at Euphoria Lounge, no injuries

Around 1:50 a.m., police responded to shots fired at the bar located at 289 Acushnet Ave, police said.


Celeste M. De Frias

Celeste M. De Frias, 81, of New Bedford, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, August 15, 2014, after a period of declining health.


Man's body found near Weld Square in New Bedford

New Bedford Police responded to the sound of gunshots near Weld Square in New Bedford at approximately two Sunday morning.


WLNE-TV Providence

Police investigate after body found in New Bedford

The New Bedford Police Department and State Police Detectives are investigating the incident.


SRTA board had multiple warnings about financial deficiencies

September 2010: Cosentino writes letter to SRTA board saying he is being targeted because he has questions about George's federal compliance.



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