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Doug Macgunnigle/WPRO News

Mitchell: New Bedford Very Safe, But Not Safe Enough

In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell expressed regret over the murder of 18-year-old Brad Lourenco on Monday, but also expressed concern that rising tensions between rival gangs could be fueling this latest wave of violence...

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Thinkstock

MassDOT Announces Upcoming SouthCoast Road Closures

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 has announced a couple of upcoming closures on SouthCoast roadways...

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Len Sangel

New Bedford Man Allegedly Robs Man, Pushes Him Through Plate Glass Window

New Bedford Police arrested John Gonsalves, 40, of 278 Purchase St. Apt. 1, New Bedford Wednesday after he robbed another man and pushed him through a plate glass window near 105 County St...

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ABC 6
ABC 6

Friend: Carter Said Roy’s Suicide Was Her Fault

TAUNTON (AP) — A friend of a Massachusetts woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself said in court the woman told her, "It's my fault...

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Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps

New Bedford Community Preservation Committee Hosting Meetings for Citizen Input

NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell and the City of New Bedford Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development announce that the city’s Community Preservation Committee is hosting three community meetings on Tuesday, June 20; Thursday, June 22; and Tuesday, June 27 to solicit feedback from the public that will help inform the forthcoming “Community Preservation Plan...

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[RICHARD] Government Grants Won’t Solve New Bedford Gang Problem

New Bedford Police Detective Lavar Gilbert recently observed, "an increase in shootings believed to be high tension between west end and south end gang members," during the past month and a half...

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Price Of Milk Rises, Potentially Raises Cost Of Cheese And Pizza
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Massachusetts Dispensary Creates Marijuana-Infused Pizza

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary has created a culinary delight for patients who don't want to smoke their pot or eat it in the form of sweets...

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Ivan Bliznetsov

14-Year-Old Boy Stabbed at New Bedford’s Temple Landing Development

NEW BEDFORD - A 14-year-old boy was the victim of a stabbing Tuesday afternoon in New Bedford's West End.

New Bedford Police responded to a report of a male being stabbed at the Temple Landing Housing Development in the 100 block of Chancery Street at 4:40 p...

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Courtesy City of New Bedford
Courtesy City of New Bedford

Mayor Mitchell Launches New Literacy Effort for New Bedford

The New Bedford Mayor’s Office today announced the launch of “New Bedford Reads,” a new literacy initiative to promote the importance of early literacy and grow a community of lifelong readers throughout the city...

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Courtesy Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Courtesy Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

Spend a Night in This Haunted ‘Murder Room’…If You Dare

If you're looking for a weird and wild overnight excursion, have I got a killer idea for you!

The Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast is currently auctioning off a stay in one of its most notorious rooms for the 125th anniversary of the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden.

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