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New Bedford Responds to Casino Developer’s Demands

Neither side is budging when it comes to an apparent stand-off between the City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

KG Urban representatives are urging Mayor Jon Mitchell to endorse their proposal for a casino at the Canon Street Power Station

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New Deadlines Set For Region C Casino

State gambling regulators have set new application deadlines for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Friday that initial applications for the southeastern region, which is centered near Fall River and New Bedford, will be due Jan

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Living On A Bad Name
Photo courtesy Ken Pittman

Bon Jovi Tribute To Benefit Music Association

Ken Pittman's nationally acclaimed tribute band, Living On A Bad Name, plays New Bedford's Skyroom, Saturday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the Dartmouth School Music Association.

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Student Reports Knife Shown at New Bedford Bus Stop

An alert New Bedford Public School student was quick to phone police this morning while waiting for the school bus.

According to Superintendent Pia Durkin's spokesperson, Jonathan Carvalho, police responded to the bus stop in the area of Sawyer and Reynolds Streets after the student reported an adult showing a knife at the stop

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fridayschild68, Flickr

Route 79 Road Closure

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that a section of Route 79 in Fall River will be closed Saturday for work related to the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvement Project.

The closure will run from 6:00 a

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

SJC Overturns Murder Conviction In New Bedford Case

The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned a murder conviction in the 2005 slaying of a man in New Bedford and ordered a new trial.

The Supreme Judicial Court on Friday ruled that a lower court judge should not have allowed a secretly recorded prison confession to be admitted as evidence in the case against John Burgos

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Hit And Run At South Winds

Fall River Police have filed charges against two teens after a transaction involving a cell phone leads to a hit and run.

Detective J.D. Costa says a 17-year-old male from Swansea went to South Winds at 4700 North Main Street to view a cell phone that was for sale

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Three Arrested In The South End On Drug Charges

Three people were arrested Thursday afternoon after New Bedford Police say they took part in a drug transaction in the city's South End.

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Cans Across the Park with Furry Friends!
Bring pet food to help our furry friends!

“Cans Across The Park” Will Once Again Help Our Furry Friends

We are gearing up for our annual food drive "Cans Across The Park" this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food we collect will go to the Red Cross and the United Way of greater New Bedford.

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Regulators Expand Closed Scallop Areas In Northeast Atlantic

Fishing regulators have voted to expand closed areas in the Northeast Atlantic, after the areas showed an abundance of small, juvenile scallops.

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