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Jim Phillips / TSM

MBTA Receives $1 Billion For Green Line Upgrades

The federal government is providing Massachusetts with $996 million for rail improvements, but not on the South Coast. The funds amount to just 43% of the total cost of the extension of the MBTA's Green Line to Somerville and Medford

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Silva, Trinidad - New Bedford Police
Silva, Trinidad - New Bedford Police

New Bedford Teens Arrested For Tire Theft

Two New Bedford men have been arrested in connection with an early morning tire theft.

Around 2am Wednesday morning, officers were called to the area of Grape and Oak Street in the South End regarding two males stealing tires from a Honda Accord

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Photo of Ned Baxter saluting firefighters in 1999. Photo courtesy of Chris Christo of Getty Images

A Somber Day In Worcester As The City Marks The Anniversary Of A Tragic Fire

It's a somber day in Worcester as the city marks the 15th anniversary of a blaze that claimed the lives of six firefighters.

A ceremony is scheduled for later Wednesday at the Franklin Street Fire station, which sits on the site of what was once the Worcester cold storage warehouse

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Where You Can See Christmas Lights This Weekend

 

This is going to be a busy weekend with Holiday Events and Christmas Lightings in a number of places.

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This Week’s Job Openings

 

If you are looking for work or thinking of making a change, here is the list of "Hot Jobs" for this week from the greater New Bedford Career Center.

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Pit Bull Attacks In Fall River

Three people were injured Monday afternoon after being attacked by four pit bulls in Fall River.

Detective J.D. Costa says a 70-year-old woman was walking on Howe Street around 4:00 p.m. when two of the dogs latched onto her purse

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Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

Candlelight Vigil Honors Survivors Of Homicide Victims

The survivors of a dozen homicide victims in New Bedford gathered Tuesday night at the Peace Garden at Acushnet Avenue and Russell Street to remember their loved ones.

Among them was 13 year old Jasiah Barros, the daughter of Christopher Barros who was gunned down nine years ago

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Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images
Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images

Possible Ebola Case In Boston

A patient possibly infected with the Ebola virus is being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  

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Courtesy New Bedford Police Dept.
Courtesy New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police are looking for your help in catching a suspected convenience store robber.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Votes to Increase Tax Factor

In a 7-3 vote, the City Council set the 2015 tax factor to 173 Tuesday evening. The increase will result in higher taxes for both home and business owners.

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