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Shelia Lemieux (center) with granddaughters and other staff / Jim Phillips TSM
Shelia Lemieux (center) with granddaughters and other staff / Jim Phillips TSM

Ma’s Donuts To Close On Sunday

Sunday is the last day of business for Ma's Donuts in New Bedford's North End.

The landmark shop on Acushnet Avenue will be closing its doors after more than 60 years of serving area residents fresh-brewed coffee and homemade, hand-cut donuts...

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Photo courtesy of Fairhaven Police
Photo courtesy of Fairhaven Police

Police Arrest New Bedford Drug Suspect

Officers from the Fairhaven Police Department, the Southcoast Anti-Crime Task Force and New Bedford Detectives combine to arrest a drug suspect this week in the Whaling City...

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North End Lights

Mayor Mitchell Adds Light To New Bedford’s North End

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell illuminated Acushnet Avenue, Tuesday evening, by lighting the first of several new snowflake decorations that now line the streets of the city's North End. 

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Photo from New Bedford Police
Photo from New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Hunt For Larceny Suspect

Police are hunting for a man who stole a bracelet from a local jewelry store earlier this week.

New Bedford Detectives are asking the public for help in locating 33 year old Luke Raffa of Freetown...

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Part of Monday night's porocession to  St. Anthon's Church / Jim Phillips TSM
Part of Monday night's porocession to St. Anthon's Church / Jim Phillips TSM

A Symbolic Procession To A New Religious Home

Dozens of parishoners of the former St. Killian's Parish in New Bedford joined Bishop Edgar da Cunha Monday night in a procession down Acushnet Avenue...

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Richardson (L) and Oswald. Photos from New Bedford Police
Richardson (L) and Oswald. Photos from New Bedford Police

Two City Men Face Drug Charges

Two men are facing charges in New Bedford District Court for allegedly selling marijuana Thursday night near the 1400-block of Acushnet Avenue...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Parade Marks Final Hours of the 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Hundreds of people lined Acushnet Avenue Sunday afternoon to watch the annual parade of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.

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Update: New Bedford Homicide Victim Identified

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has identified the victim of a shooting early Sunday morning at Acushent Avenue and Blackmer St...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s Form-Based Zoning Project Moves Forward

As New Bedford looks to make key areas of the city more adaptable for their unique needs, a team of private design and planning consultants continue to seek input from residents and business owners.

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

No Escaping Malasadas For Day Of Portugal Celebration

For the weekend, vehicle traffic on part of Acushnet Ave will be replaced with people, vendors, and of course, malasadas.

New Bedford's Day of Portugal celebration began on Friday with city officials cutting the ribbon, and joining the fun...

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