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Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Ceremony Held At Clasky Common Park

Following Monday's New Bedford Memorial Day parade, South Coast veterans gathered at Clasky Common Park to honor their fallen comrades.

The city held a dedication ceremony at the war memorial, as names of veterans who died in the past year were read

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Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM
Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM

Vietnam Veteran Reflects On Memorial Day

A Memorial Day salute in Dartmouth Monday to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

As a parade made its way down Elm Street, Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral stood and saluted the Stars and Stripes everytime it passed by

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.

Local Fallen Fishermen Remembered At Memorial Day Service

City officials and family members of fishermen lost at sea gathered at City Pier 3 Monday morning for the Port Society's annual Fishermen's Memorial Service.

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Team Houli 2014
Team Houli 2014

Team Houli

I have decided to run the Falmouth Road Race in memory of my cousin Matthew Houlihan. He was a sophomore at Hamilton college when he passed in his sleep from an arrhythmia on October 3, 2000. This was just one month shy of his 20th birthday

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High Heels Step-Up Injuries

Are high heels a health hazard? High-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. You could say that injuries from high heels are on the rise! And we're not just talking about blisters!

In fact, the damages were severe enough that upon publication of the study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Injuries, the research team took the occasion to warn the public about appropriate footwear selection and awareness of one's surroundings

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Raft Overturns In Waters Off Fort Tabor, One Person Unresponsive

New Bedford Police and Fire units responded to Fort Tabor in the South End Sunday evening around 6pm  after a rubber inflatable raft capsized at the end of the a pier near the beach-area.

According to District Fire Chief Michael Dandurand, two males were onboard the raft when it overturned, and other boaters came to their rescue

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Retired Judge John Tierney Dies At 83

Retired Judge and Former District Attorney John Tierney died on Friday at the age of 83. His death was first reported by the Standard Times.

Tierney was appointed Superior Court Judge in 1990 by then-Governor Michael Dukakis and he served 12 years on the bench

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Stabbing Reported Early Sunday

Police responded to a report of a stabbing early Sunday at Harborview Towers in Downtown New Bedford.

According to Police, shortly after 4am officers found a woman who was suffering from a stab wound to the neck

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Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)
Part of the "Nautical Nuances" exhibit at the State Pier terminal. (Jon Faria/TSM)

Art Hits New Bedford’s Waterfront

You might want to look twice at the jumble of vines near New Bedford's State Pier terminal.

The giant squid made out of invasive plant life is all a part of the Seaport Artwalk project opened Saturday evening on the downtown waterfront

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Census Bureau: Population Increases In Boston-Area

Boston-area residents who feel there are more cars on the roads and a little less elbow room on the subway may be right.

The U.S. Census Bureau in estimates released this week says Boston and four of its immediate suburbs added the most new residents from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014

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