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Suspected Nazi’s Receive More Than $20 Million In Social Security Benefits

(Associated Press) - Elfriede Rinkel's past as a Nazi concentration camp guard didn't keep her from collecting nearly $120,000 in American Social Security benefits.

Rinkel admitted to being stationed at the Ravensbrueck camp during World War II, where she worked with an attack dog trained by the SS, according to U

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New Bedford Receives Money For Brownfield Assessments

New Bedford is receiving $400,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to further study brownfield sites in the city.

Michele Paul, director of the city's Office of Environmental Stewardship, says the funding allows her department to assess those contaminated properties, and share the results with the public and potential investors

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High School Seniors Surprise Principal [VIDEO]

The senior class at Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethlehem, New Hampshire has set the bar really high for exceptional character. They saved their entire high school career for a class trip New York, but they unanimously decided to cancel it and instead donated every penny to their principal, who’s currently battling cancer

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Adam Stern (far right) addressing Mass. Gaming Commission on Thursday / TSM
Adam Stern (far right) addressing Mass. Gaming Commission on Thursday / TSM

KG Urban Gets Till June 9th To Submit Financial Info

The firm planning a waterfront casino in New Bedford is getting more time to get its financial house in order.  The Massachusetts Gaming Commission passed a motion Thursday requiring KG Urban Enterprises to submit a firm signed by all its financial partners to the commission by 5 p

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Niche Manufacturing Photo

Former Niche Manufacturing Employees To Receive Compensation

A two year fight for compensation for workers not rehired by Niche Manufacturing in New Bedford is now over.

The industrial sewing company laid off more than 150 workers in 2012 when government contracts ran out,  but did not give them advanced notice, a violation of federal law

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Is Uber An Employer?

If there's one thing Uber is adamant about, it's that its drivers are independent contractors, not its employees. But Florida doesn't agree, with the state's Department of Economic Opportunity deciding last week that former Uber driver Darrin McGillis was an employee of the company, and therefore is eligible for unemployment insurance

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Team Houli 2014
Team Houli 2014

Team Houli

I have decided to run the Falmouth Road Race in memory of my cousin Matthew Houlihan. He was a sophomore at Hamilton college when he passed in his sleep from an arrhythmia on October 3, 2000. This was just one month shy of his 20th birthday

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Lawyer: Hernandez Running Out Of Money

An attorney for Aaron Hernandez says the former New England Patriots player is running out of money because he's had to pay so many lawyers.

Attorney John Fitzpatrick made the comments Thursday during a hearing before Bristol Superior Court Judge Richard Moses in New Bedford

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Local Hot Jobs

 

If you are interested in any of these jobs, go by the Greater New Bedford Career Center, 618 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford.  Phone 508-990-4000

1.     Optical Receptionist #5705697 - As the first person that our patients greet when entering the office, you must have a professional appearance and top notch communication skills. You

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Photo from Eversource

Eversource Applies For Electric Rate Decrease

Eversource has requested an electric rate decrease from Massachusetts regulators that if approved could cut household electric bills in a large portion of the state an average of 20 percent.

The supply price rate _ the cost of purchasing power from generators _filed by Eversource on Wednesday is for basic service customers

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