Contact Us
Local News

Local News

New Bedford Track Club
Used with permission of GNB Track Club

New Bedford Track Club President Prepares For Marathon [Interview]

Imagine being near the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when you realize something has gone terribly wrong, you are responsible for getting more than 20 people home to New Bedford and you don't know where they are.

Read More|Comment

Easter Baskets
getty images
Easter Baskets getty images

Healthy Easter Basket

An Easter basket without candy sounds like an April Fool's joke.  

Read More|Comment

Taylor Cormier/TSM
Taylor Cormier/TSM

Body Identified After Rounds St Fire

The State Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the body found after a house fire on Rounds Street in New Bedford earlier this week.

Through fingerprint identification, the body has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Downey of 55 Rounds Street

Read More|Comment

Michaels Arts & Crafts
getty images
Michaels Arts & Crafts getty images

Michaels Credit Card Security Breach

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels is reporting a security breach involving two and a half million credit and debit cards.

Read More|Comment

Jared Wickerham /  Getty Images
Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Red Sox To Honor Marathon Bombing Victims And First Responders

The Red Sox will hold a special ceremony Sunday night to observe the anniversary of the Boston Marathon tragedy. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern before Boston's 7:05 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park

Read More|Comment

TSM - Route 18 in New Bedford
TSM - Route 18 in New Bedford

Bond Bill Contains Funding for Southcoast Rail And Route 18

A newly passed Conference Committee version of a Transportation Bond Bill includes hundreds of millions of dollars for projects in the Southcoast.

The big ticket item of course is $2.3 billion to extend commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River

Read More|Comment

New Bedford High School
TSM

New Bedford High School Teacher Did Nothing Wrong

The New Bedford High School teacher involved in last month's chair throwing incident has been cleared of any wrongdoing after Thursday's hearing.

Joanne Moura will not face any disciplinary actions and will continue teaching at the high school until she retires at the end of the year

Read More|Comment

TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L)
TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L)

Durkin Plans Forum On School Violence

Following an apparent bullying incident this month at Normandin Middle School where a student was seriously hurt, Supt. Pia Durkin is planning a forum to discuss school violence.

Durkin says an anti-bullying program is stressed in all middle schools, but schools can't do it alone

Read More|Comment

McDonald's
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

McDonald’s Manager Robbed In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are working the facts on a robbery this morning outside of the Hathaway Road McDonald's.

Police say the manager of the restaurant was getting into her car in front of the McDonald's when she was approached at gunpoint, and forced to hand over cash

Read More|Comment

Photo:  Bridgewater State Hospital
Photo: Bridgewater State Hospital

Massachusetts Psychiatric Prison Under Scrutiny

A nonprofit watchdog group has launched an investigation into the treatment of inmates at Bridgewater State Hospital psychiatric prison.

The state Department of Correction confirmed Wednesday that lawyers from the Disability Law Center arrived at the medium-security prison Tuesday to meet with administrators, gather records, and meet with patients

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!