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Ninth gGrade graduates of the Sea Lab Program / Jim Phillips TSM
Ninth gGrade graduates of the Sea Lab Program / Jim Phillips TSM

New Bedford’s Sea Lab Holds Commencement

A commencement celebration in New Bedford saluting participants in the Sea Lab summer program, the city's marine science center in the South End.

The center honored its ninth grade participants who have been attending Sea Lab for several years

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Country Whip Holds Grand Reopening

The Country Whip Ice Cream Stand in Acushnet had their grand re-opening on Friday after an electrical fire in May forced their closure.

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Brand X Pictures
Brand X Pictures

Swimming Reopens At All New Bedford Beaches

All New Bedford beaches have reopened to swimming on Friday.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Lockout Ordered At New Bedford Steel Plant

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated has ordered a lockout notice that will affect 2,000 employees including those working at the New Bedford plant at 1357 E Rodney French Blvd

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock

Officials: Two Cape Beaches Close After Shark Attacks Seal

Officials say two Cape Cod beaches closed after visitors spotted a great white shark biting a seal and spitting it back out onto the beach.

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Teen Arrested For Shooting

 

An arrest has been made in connection with the August 2 murder of 24-year-old Jeffrey Sylvia Jr. of New Bedford.

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Photo from serta.com
Photo from serta.com

SERTA To Add More Buses On New Bedford To Fall River Run

Beginning Monday, SERTA is adding more buses on its busiest route, New Bedford to Fall River with a stop at the Dartmouth Mall.

General Manager Market Burke tells WBSM's Brian Thomas, "right now a bus leaves New Bedford every hour on the hour, right up till 8 o'clock at night

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Photos by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images, Christopher Gregory/Getty Images
Photos by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images, Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Gov. Baker Criticizes ‘The Donald’

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has said he won't pick any favorites in the GOP race for president, but for the first time he is sharply criticizing Donald Trump for the candidate's past remarks about women.

During his m

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City Councilor Deborah Coelho with WBSM's Brian Thomas / Dan McCready TSM
City Councilor Deborah Coelho with WBSM's Brian Thomas / Dan McCready TSM

Councilor Wants Crackdown On Prostitution

City Councilor Deborah Coelho wants police to step up enforcement on prostitution in New Bedford.

She tells WBSM's Brian Thomas, she and other City Councilors have seen prostitutes gather and approach cars in the North End

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Federal Grant to Prevent Hearing Loss for New Bedford Firefighters

The City's fire department receives a nearly $90,000 grant for new equipment.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says it's the 7th year in a row the department has been awarded FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters grant

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