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New Bedford Man Dies in I-495 Crash

A New Bedford man was killed Wednesday in a car crash on Interstate 495 in Raynham.

The 37-year-old man was the lone passenger in the car when he crashed his 2003 Honda Accord into a bridge abutment around 7 a...

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Courtesy New Bedford Police Department

Keith Students Learn Police Work First-Hand

Students at Keith Middle School received a behind-the-scenes look at police work recently through the Junior Police Academy. The eight-week program is led by New Bedford Police School Resource Officer Julio Barbosa...

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CVS Pharmacy Tech Admits to Stealing $12K in Drugs from Taunton Store

TAUNTON - A pharmacy technician at a CVS in Taunton is charged after she admitted to stealing over $12,000 in prescription drugs.

The Taunton Gazette reports that 27-year-old Diana Toscano is being summoned to appear in Taunton District Court to face charges of larceny over $250 and larceny of a controlled substance from a pharmacy...

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Latin King Member Arrested in Connection to New Bedford Murder

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man has been arrested in connection with a December murder.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 21-year-old Joshua Lobo was ordered held without bail after being charged with intimidation of a witness and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute...

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New Bedford Middle Schools to Undergo Redistricting

New Bedford schools will undergo a three-year redistricting plan for middle school students beginning next fall, Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin told WBSM News...

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Favorable Review for New Bedford Schools

New Bedford Public Schools got a favorable review from the state for the first three months of their new improvement plan.

"We have a long way to go, but this was a major milestone," superintendent Dr...

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Courtesy of New Bedford Police
Courtesy of New Bedford Police

New Bedford Receives Grant to Combat Gang Violence

The City of New Bedford is receiving a grant in the amount of $382,068 for 2017, to help at-risk youth avoid getting involved in gangs.

The grant, which comes through the Senator Charles E...

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Courtesy Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts Recalls Glass Tumblers Due to Laceration, Burn Hazards

Dunkin' Donuts released a voluntary recall Tuesday for three styles of glass tumblers due to laceration and burn hazards.

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TSM
TSM

Buttonwood Park Zoo Placed in ‘Hall of Shame’ for Elephant Habitat

NEW BEDFORD - The Buttonwood Park Zoo has once again appeared on a list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants.

The list, compiled by In Defense of Animals, places the New Bedford zoo in their "Hall of Shame," making this the seventh consecutive year the zoo has appeared on the list...

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Westport Officially Cuts Ties with F & R Auto

WESTPORT - The Westport Board of Selectmen have once again denied a license renewal for F & R Auto.

The dealership has been the subject of litigation from the Attorney General's office after over 100 consumer complaints were filed.

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