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Credit: Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc
Credit: Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc

IAC To Hold Spring Fundraiser On Saturday

The Immigrants' Assistance Center in New Bedford was founded in 1971 with the goal of helping immigrants overcome language, cultural, and economic barriers as they try to integrate into American society.

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Straus Asks Olympics Supporters To Fund Review

As Bay State residents hear arguments on the potential pros and cons of hosting the Summer Olympics in 2024 one South Coast legislator is calling on Olympic supporters to fund any independent review that is undertaken to assess the Games' potential impact.

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Wellness Program Could Save Fairhaven Money

With the harsh winter forcing a few areas of Fairhaven's budget into the red, the town is looking for creative ways to save money.

The town spent around $100,000 over the snow removal budget this winter between wages, operation costs, and fixing equipment

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New England Revolution President Talks Soccer with Tim

New England Revolution president Brian Bilello joined me on Saturday morning to discuss the 2015 season. The Revs came up a goal short of the MLS Cup last season, but have reloaded and are looking to return to the big game and capture their first championship

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Photo from Bristol Community College
Photo from Bristol Community College

BCC Receives $514,000 Gift

A gift of $514,000 has been presented to the Bristol Community College Foundation, to be used to equip the John Sbrega Health and Science building, now under construction on the Fall River campus.

The gift comes from Kathy and Brian MacLean of Connecticut

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Blues Brothers performing in Chicago in 1979 / Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage
Blues Brothers performing in Chicago in 1979 / Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage

Blues Brothers Record Label Launched

The Blues Brothers have found a new mission.

Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi's widow, Judy Belushi, have launched Blues Brothers Records.

The new record label is dedicated to the development of blues artists

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Officials Likely to Hire Consultant To Advise State Government on Olympics

Legislative leaders and Gov. Charlie Baker are moving toward the hiring of an outside expert to advise state government on Boston's bid to land the 2024 Olympics.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg said plans for bringing in a paid consultant were discussed during a private meeting with the governor on Monday

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New Bedford Residents Required To Complete Street List Census

Be on the lookout for a piece of mail from the City in your mailbox.

The New Bedford Election Commission has begun mailing out the 2015 Street List Census, which requires all city residents to list their current address.

Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia says the census helps update the City's voter information, but it can also come

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KG Urban And City Seek To Extend Casino Deadline

The developers of a proposed Foxwoods casino in New Bedford are requesting more time to file remaining application materials with the state.
KG Urban spokesman Andrew Paven said Monday that the New York-based development company remains in negotiations with New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell's administration

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Mass. DEP responds to 184 County / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mass. DEP responds to 184 County / Jim Phillips / TSM

Six Firefighters Sent To Hospital During Hazmat Incident

A state D-E-P Hazardous Materials crew responded to 184 County Street in New Bedford Monday morning after two firefighters became overcome by fumes in the building.

Fire Chief Michael Gomes says firefighters responded to the scene just before 10am, and two men entered the building to investigate

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