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Free String Instrument Lessons Offered to New Bedford Middle School Students

Middle-school age students in New Bedford schools are being offered a new opportunity to expand their musical horizons.

Keith, Normandin, and Roosevelt Middle Schools will soon offer free, weekly group lessons for students interested in learning string instruments

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Prosecution Focuses On Text Messages In Hernandez Trial

A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says several text messages the former NFL player exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.

Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg on Friday went through dozens of nondeleted text messages Hernandez exchanged with Ernest Wallace in the days surrounding the June 17, 2013, killing of Odin Lloyd

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Southcoast Battles Winter Blues

If this winter is making you unhappy, you're not alone.

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Credit - daizuoxin

Fall River Wastewater Spill Closes Shellfishing Areas

Environmental officials say an estimated 600,000 gallons of non-disinfected wastewater was discharged from a Fall River treatment facility into Mount Hope Bay.

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Plainville Teen Charged Following Friend’s Suicide

A high school honor roll student has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging a friend to commit suicide.

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Hot Jobs Waiting To Be Filled

As a public service, WBSM, with the cooperation of the Greater New Bedford Career Center at 618 Acushnet Ave., presents this week's Hot Jobs. If you're interested, call 508 - 990 - 4000.

1.     Warehouse Workers #5358247 - Able to lift, lower, push and pull all sizes of furniture

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City Council Questions Airport Leadership

The City Council was presented with three separate motions regarding the state of the New Bedford Regional Airport Thursday night.

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Long Time North End School Approved For Demolition

After much discussion, a long standing north end school building could soon be demolished.

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Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford
Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford

Gomes Praises Mayor For Olympic Initiative

City Council President Brian Gomes is commending Mayor Jon Mitchell for taking the initiative, and seeking to have New Bedford be a part of the 2024 Olympics.

The Mayor named a Steering Committee this week to work with the "Boston 2024" group to locate an Olympic sailing event on Buzzards Bay

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Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

Leaders Hope To Expand Campaign To End The “R-Word”

The campaign continues in Dartmouth schools urging students to end the use of the "r-word," but organizers would like to see all of the Southcoast get involved.

Kathleen Amaral and Marianne Santos co-chair the Special Education Parents Advisory Council in Dartmouth

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