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Suspect Sought in New Bedford 7-Eleven Robbery

New Bedford Police are asking the public to help identify a man wanted in connection of an unarmed robbery in the city.

The robbery took place Thursday morning at the 7-Eleven convenience store on Cove Road in the South End...

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South Middleboro Grange via Facebook
South Middleboro Grange via Facebook

South Middleboro Grange To Host 59th Annual Agricultural Fair On August 27

The South Middleborough Grange will host the 59th annual agricultural fair on Saturday, August 27, at the South Middleborough Grange Hall on Route 28, 570 Wareham Street, in South Middleboro.

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

New Owner Will Face Challenge With Butler Flats Plan

With the report that the new owner of the Butler Flats Lighthouse was touring the property this week, it appears the Texas businessman’s plan is to turn the 118-year-old lighthouse into a bed and breakfast.

It’s a plan that has already worked out well at another SouthCoast lighthouse, but there’s no guarantee Butler Flats will have a similar outcome.

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Report: Buyer Visits Butler Flats Lighthouse

There's more information about the future of the Butler Flats Lighthouse in New Bedford's outer harbor.

Waterfront observer and historian M-L Baron of Fairhaven tells WBSM's Tim Weisberg,, he's been told that the 118-year old lighthouse will be converted into a bed-and-breakfast establishment...

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Google Maps

Veterans Housing In Dartmouth Nearing Completion

The Dartmouth Housing Authority is now accepting applications for the O'Conner-Sisson House, located at the former State Police barracks on State Road...

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Car Fire Under Investigation

New Bedford fire inspectors and city Police are investigating a suspicious car fire early Saturday outside 345 Purchase Street.

District Chief James Fortin tells WBSM News, a witness told responding firefighters he heard a bang around 2am then saw a man running from the area...

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Trabant Enthusiasts Gather In Zwickau
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Montigny’s Animal Abuse Bill Signed by Governor

A bill authored by State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford cracks down on animal cruelty and abuse.

The bill was signed Friday by Governor Charlie Baker...

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"Seagull Cinderella" and "Princess of Whales." via Tim Blier's Facebook page.
"Seagull Cinderella" and "Princess of Whales." via Tim Blier's Facebook page.

‘Seagull Cinderella’ Gets New Friend, Albeit for a Few Hours

The now infamous "Seagull Cinderella" that sits on the corner of Route 18 and Elm Street in downtown New Bedford received some companionship Friday afternoon, though the friendship did not last long. 

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Ask for Info on Man They Just Arrested

New Bedford Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a house break in the city earlier this month.

Police say on August 12th, a resident returned to his apartment in the area of Tinkham and Hope streets and found his home broken into, with personal belongings missing...

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Workplace Explosion Injures One on New Bedford/Dartmouth Line

New Bedford and Dartmouth crews responded to an explosion on Rockdale Avenue Friday morning.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News around 9:30am Friday morning, an employee at Marx Auto Center at 132 Rockdale Avenue near the New Bedford/Dartmouth line was using a torch to cut through a 55-gallon steel drum that had contained windshield washer fluid...

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