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Photo By Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Funds Dug Up For Future City Dog Park

Man's best friend may soon have a new favorite hangout within the city of New Bedford.

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JIm Phillips / TSM

Prince Henry The Navigator Statue Rededicated

Before the departure of the Portuguese tall ship Sagres on Thursday, it's Captain and crew joined with the City of New Bedford in rededicating the statue of Prince Henry the Navigator at Pope's Island

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Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) listens to presentation with Teacher Michael Watson / Jim Phillips TSM
Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) listens to presentation with Teacher Michael Watson / Jim Phillips TSM

Azorean Mayor Tours GNB Voc-Tech High School

The Mayor of a small city in the Azores got the chance on Thursday to tour one of the largest  vocational schools in Massachusetts.  Carlos Mendonca is Mayor of the City of Nordeste on the island of San Miguel

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Steelworkers Stand United In Call For Action

Members of United Steelworkers Local 1357 marched on a New Bedford plant for the second time in as many weeks Thursday afternoon, demanding a fair contract.

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley / Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley / Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

SC Governor Signs Bill To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse

(Associated Press) - South Carolina's governor has signed a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, more than 50 years after it was raised in protest of the civil rights movement

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Zerbini Family Circus Facebook

The Big Top Comes to Buttonwood Park [VIDEO]

Ladies and Gentlemen; boys and girls- the circus is in town!  The Zerbini Family Circus is getting ready for their big top performance at Buttonwood Park as part of the annual New Bedford Police Union Festival. After hundreds of volunteer hours by the NBPD Union, all of the plans have finally come together for a weekend carnival, craft fair and one of the oldest American traditions- the circus!

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Oxford/Rogers Schools Hoping To Get More Offers With New RFP

Fairhaven's historic Rogers and Oxford schools are still looking for new owners, but changes to proposal requirements could change that.

The Board of Selectmen spent over 2 hours on Wednesday night modifying the Request For Proposals draft, hoping to attract more bids on the properties

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Col. Timothy Alben / Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Col. Timothy Alben / Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Col. Timothy Alben Retiring From The Massachusetts State Police

(Associated Press) - The Massachusetts State Police are getting a new leader.

Col. Timothy Alben announced Wednesday he is retiring after three decades with the state's top law enforcement agency

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Mass. State House / Getty Images

House And Senate Approve $38 Billion Spending Plan

(Associated Press) - Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a compromise $38.1 billion budget and sent it along to Gov. Charlie Baker for his signature.

The spending plan includes measures aimed at strengthening management of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and requiring lawmakers to sign off before public money could be spent on a potential 2024 Olympics in Boston

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Where in New Bedford Are You Being Watched?

Surveillance cameras will soon be installed at New Bedford's Harrington Park.

New Bedford residents and visitors are under surveillance at other public places as well.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says there are cameras place

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