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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

FBI Crime Report Shows Decrease In Violent Crime In New Bedford

There's been a sizable drop in violent crime in New Bedford over the past two years.

According to the FBI's 2016 Uniform Crime Report, 819 violent crimes were reported in New Bedford last year, compared to 1,199 in 2014...

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Tim Dunn/TSM.
Tim Dunn/TSM.

“Jellyfish” Filters Installed At Sassaquin Pond

A newly-designed water filtration system, known as a jellyfish filter, has been added to the city's Sassaquin neighborhood to protect the pond from pollution from storm water runoff.

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Spencer Platt via getty images
Spencer Platt via getty images

Going After The Drug Dealers

New Bedford City Councilor Brian Gomes appeared on the Phil Paleologos Morning Show Wednesday promising to file a motion for the City Council to support Governor Baker's proposing to make drug dealers whose distribution leads to the death of a customer, subject to prosecution for "manslaughter," and further that our State Delegation support support Governor Baker's proposal in targeting narcotics dealers...

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Joe Raedle via getty images
Joe Raedle via getty images

OPINION|Phil Paleologos: Time To Return To Paper Ballots

We've just been notified by the federal government that 21 states had their election systems hacked before last year's presidential election...

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Kidder: South Coast Rail ‘On the Right Track’ to Help Businesses

South Coast Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Rick Kidder, along with other local Chamber leaders, have penned an Op-Ed piece regarding South Coast Rail.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell greets Cape Verde  Prime Minister Ullisses Correia e Silva as he steps ashore in New Bedford. Tim Dunn/TSM.
Mayor Jon Mitchell greets Cape Verde Prime Minister Ullisses Correia e Silva as he steps ashore in New Bedford. Tim Dunn/TSM.

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Pays Visit To New Bedford

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva made a stop in the Whaling City and spoke with Mayor Jon Mitchell on Wednesday as part of his trip to the United States.

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OPINION|Thomas: When Buyers Stop Using Drugs, A Dealer’s Biz Dies [Video]

I'm listening to a radio commercial tout hypnosis as a viable way for people to quit smoking. I've heard similar ads to assist in weight lose...

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Councillor Brian Gomes Supports Manslaughter Charge for Deadly Drug Deals

The New Bedford City Council may lend their support to a measure proposed by Governor Charlie Baker.

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Secret Documents on JFK Assassination to be Released

The still-secret documents include more than 3,000 that have never been seen by the public and more than 30,000 that have been released previously, but with redactions.

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Candidate for 2017 Mayor of New Bedford Charlie Perry. Tim Dunn/TSM.
Candidate for 2017 Mayor of New Bedford Charlie Perry. Tim Dunn/TSM.

2017 Candidates For New Bedford Mayor Hold Public Forum

Following a forum that featured the three candidates for City Councilor of Ward One, the candidates for Mayor of New Bedford held one of their own at the Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School on Tuesday night.

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