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Koczera Supports New Approach To English Language Learning

State Representative Robert Koczera of New Bedford believes the one size fits all approach to English Language Learners doesn't work and he'd like to see a more flexible approach that would provide more options for local school districts.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Backpack Stolen In Tuesday Night Robbery

New Bedford Police are investigating after two women were robbed Tuesday night.

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Geoff Smith Discusses Fort Taber 5K [Video]

Two time Boston Marathon winner Geoff Smith dropped by the "Phil Paleologos Show" on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Fort Taber 5K.

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Photo from Wareham Police
Photo from Wareham Police

Unarmed Robbery Suspect Arrested In Wareham

Wareham Police have arrested a suspect in an unarmed robbery who attempted to avoid detection by hiding in a dumpster.

Chief Kevin Walsh says the robbery happened Monday night in the parking lot of a Salvation Army Store on Cranberry Highway

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayoral Candidate Brian Marshall’s Arrest–Through His Own Eyes [VIDEO]

 

Brian Marshall, the New Bedford man running for mayor on a write-in campaign and known across the city as "Captain Recovery," was arrested on Friday, August 7 for trespassing and creating a nuisance at City Hall. WBSM's Greg Desrosiers captured the entire incident on video, and the next morning, Marshall called into my Sat

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Fairhaven's new Police Officers (from left to right) :  Jonathon Alves, Matthew Sobral, Jerome Penha Jr., and Scott Coelho. / Jim Phillips TSM
Fairhaven's new Police Officers (from left to right) : Jonathon Alves, Matthew Sobral, Jerome Penha Jr., and Scott Coelho. / Jim Phillips TSM

Fairhaven Swears In Four New Police Officers

New Police Officer Matthew Sobral is joining his father on the Fairhaven Police Department.

Sobral was one of four new officers taking the oath Tuesday at Town Hall. "It's something I idolized growing up, something I always wanted to do and the opportunity finally presented itself and I took full advantage of it," he said, adding, "its where I've always wanted to be

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Block Grant Funding Totals Nearly $2.5M for New Bedford Organizations

About $2.5 million was distributed to New Bedford-based community organizations Tuesday.

The Community Development Block Grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development were split between 22 organizations that serve low to moderate income neighborhoods

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Tom Ervin/Getty Images
Tom Ervin/Getty Images

Reminder: More Mosquito Spraying in New Bedford This Week

New Bedford continues efforts to keep the mosquito population at a bare minimum.

Once again, the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct another round of ground spraying around New Bedford’s parks

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Kevin Pires/Facebook

City Man Killed in Route 18 Motorcycle Crash

A 25 year old New Bedford man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle while heading north on Route 18.

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Car Shot At In Taunton

Taunton Police are investigating a shooting which took place late Monday night.

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