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New Bedford Makes Public Beaches, Parks, Playgrounds and Zoo Smoke Free

In an effort to encourage residents and visitors to embrace healthy living, the City of New Bedford is posting new “smoke-free” signs at its beaches, parks, playgrounds, and zoo.

The signage reflects the New Bedford Board of Health’s progressive no smoking regulations, some of the most precedent-setting in the Commonwealth

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Walk and Text Technology

Apple is reportedly trying to make it easier to walk and text at the same time.

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April Fools Day Pranks

It's the one day a year we can all be a little childish and pull those silly pranks that get friends and co-workers going a little crazy.

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New Bedford Fire Crews Battle Two Fires Monday Afternoon

New Bedford Firefighters made quick work of two fires Monday afternoon. 

Fire crews were battling a small fire at 82 Nye Street when an alarm sounded for a second blaze at 45 Tallman Street. 

Several trucks were diverted to the Tallman street address, where District Chief Jeff Pothier says smoke was coming from the attic of the six family home

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Coakley Announces Indictments Of Towing Company And Owner

A North Dartmouth towing company and its owner have been indicted on 23 counts of non payment of employer contributions to the Dept. of Unemployment Assistance. 

The indictments name Ricardo's Towing Service of North Dartmouth and owner Ricardo Dopao of New Bedford

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Trial In 2008 Fairhaven Murder Nearing An End

The future of a New Bedford man is in the hands of a Fall River jury.

Twenty-three year old Brandon Callender is on trial for murder in the April 2008 fatal stabbing of 30 year old Joshua Fitzgerald of Fairhaven, during a melee outside the Fairhaven VFW

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Teachers Flock To New Bedford Hiring Fair

Teaching candidates seem to be interested in jobs in New Bedford despite the school district being labelled under-performing. 

More than 200 candidates dropped off resumes Saturday during New Bedford's first-ever Teacher Hiring Fair

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Police Arrest One Suspect And Hunt For Two More In Robbery Spree

New Bedford Police arrest a Fairhaven man in connection with a string of weekend robberies.

Saturday night two men walked into Muldoons Mini Mart in the North End and stole an undetermined amount of money

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Funeral Services Scheduled This Week For Boston Firefighters

The two Boston firefighters who died battling a nine-alarm blaze at a city apartment building are being laid to rest this week.
 
    A wake for Lt. Edward Walsh is scheduled for Tuesday followed by a funeral Mass scheduled for Wednesday, both at St

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Well-Wishers Line Up At Shawmut Diner On Final Day

A New Bedford landmark closed its doors on Monday. 

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have operated the Shawmut Diner for more than 30 years.  They recently announced the property had been sold to Cumberland Farms

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