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State Lawmakers Approve Sales Tax Holiday For Aug. 15-16

Massachusetts appears on track for another sales tax holiday.

The House on Wednesday voted 136-20 and the Senate 27-11 to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items during the weekend of Aug

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Feeding Feast volunteers at Carne d'espito area / Jim Phillips TSM
Feeding Feast volunteers at Carne d'espito area / Jim Phillips TSM

Organizers Gear Up For 101st Feast Of Blessed Sacrament

The 101st Feast of The Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford promises to be bigger and better than ever.

The feast begins Thursday night and runs through Sunday and is considered to be the largest ethnic festival in North America

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Photo from New Bedford Police
Photo from New Bedford Police

Police Seize Two Guns And Drugs In New Bedford Raid

A New Bedford man is facing drug and gun charges.

Twenty nine year old Christopher Hansen of North Front Street was arrested Tuesday night by members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau

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Pierce, Cormier - Courtesy of Dartmouth Police
Pierce, Cormier - Courtesy of Dartmouth Police

Two Arrested in South Dartmouth After Police Find Drugs, Gun

Two men are arrested in Dartmouth after a home is raided by police.

According to Detective Kyle Costa, Dartmouth and New Bedford Police, along with the South Coast Anti-Crime Team, executed a search warrant Tuesday night at 2 Slocum Farm Drive in South Dartmouth, and seized a

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Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Homes Evacuated After Discovery of Artillery Shell

A few moments of excitement in a South End neighborhood after the discovery of an explosive device.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says fire crews were called to 41 Ruth Street Wednesday afternoon where an old artillery shell had been found

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Additional Police Officers On Hand for 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

The 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament begins Thursday evening, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the celebration should be one of the safest yet.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the City and the Feast Committee have added additional police officers both on and off of the feast grounds

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Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images
Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images

John George Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years In Prison

Former Sate Representative and Dartmouth Select Board member John George has been sentenced to 70 months in federal prison, after being found guilty last April of embezzling federal funds from his subsidized bus company

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Taylor Cormier/ TSM
Taylor Cormier/ TSM

Mayor Mitchell Fills 10,000th Pothole

On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell held a press conference on Worcester Street in the north end to fill the city's 10,000th pothole.

After commending the Department of Public Works for their efforts, Mitchell helped fill the milestone pothole

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Credit: New Bedford Police Dept.
Credit: New Bedford Police Dept.

Stabbing Suspect Apprehended

New Bedford Police have arrested a man in connection with a July 11 stabbing.

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Courtesy Fun107.com
Courtesy Fun107.com

Fall River Fire Department Gets $2 Million In Federal Funds

The Fall River Fire Department has been awarded more than $2 million in federal funds.

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