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New Bedford Police - Drugs and guns seized in Swift St. apartment

City Man Faces Illegal Drug Weapons Charges In District Court

A New Bedford man is facing a dozen counts of illegal drug and gun violations.

Nineteen year old Mason Teves was arrested Monday night outside his Swift Street apartment by members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau, who had a warrant to search Teves' apartment

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Vice-Chair Of Fairhaven School Committee Passes Away

The Vice-Chairman of the Fairhaven School Committee has passed away.

School officials say David Gonsalves, thought to be in his early 50's, died unexpectedly on Monday.  He served on the School Committee for 8 years

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Police Photo of Braulio Jones
Police Photo of Braulio Jones

Man Charged With Assaulting Cab Driver

A New Bedford man is facing assault charges after allegedly beating up a cab driver Monday night.

The driver told Police he had picked up the man in Fall River and transported him to aTallman Street address

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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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Smith Landfill Decision

A decision has been reached by the State Dept of Environmental Protection on the Cecil Smith Landfill in Dartmouth.

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Festival President: Whaling City Festival Will Return This Summer

It's no "April Fools" joke. The Whaling City Festival is back on this year.

That's the word from festival president Allen Richard who says after meeting with his planning committee Monday night, they decided to take Mayor Jon Mitchell up on his one-time trial offer of a 9pm closing time

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Reality TV Star Shot

A Massachusetts man has been ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty to shooting his hip-hop artist and reality TV star uncle.

Gai Scott of Randolph was ordered held Monday pending a hearing to determine whether he's a danger to society

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One More For The Road As The Shawmut Diner Closes

The neon lights have flickered off for the last time at the Shawmut Diner, as the business closed down for the last time, Monday.

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have retired from the diner industry, after 33 years of ownership, opting to spend more time with their family

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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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