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Jalice Cafe Hearing Postponed

New Bedford officials have postponed a Licensing Board hearing scheduled for Wednesday night on the weekend shooting outside Jalice Cafe, where seven people were shot.

Licensing Board Chairman Steven Beauregard says the hearing was rescheduled for August 25th

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Hodgson’s Daughter Released On Personal Recognizance

The daughter of Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in District Court, on a charge of witness intimidation.

Michelle Hodgson was arrested early Saturday outside the Jalice Cafe on Acushnet Avenue, where seven people were shot

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New Bedford Tire Fire

New Bedford Fire officials say that some tires caught fire at Mainline Tire Recycling located at 680 Acushnet Avenue around 4:15 a.m.

There are no reports of injuries, the extent of the damage isn't currently known

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Update: No Arrests Yet In Weekend Triple-Stabbing, But Weapon Found

Police have not yet made any arrests in Sunday's triple stabbing, but may be getting close. The stabbing left three men wounded, one seriously, after a brawl broke out on Acushnet Avenue near World Famous Pizza

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Folkloric dancers perform during 2013's kick off for Day of Portugal / Jim Phillips / TSM
Folkloric dancers perform during 2013's kick off for Day of Portugal / Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Hosts A Celebration Of Portuguese Culture

The Day of Portugal celebration in New Bedford is this weekend. Festivities begin Thursday with a 6pm flag raising ceremony on the steps of City Hall.

The festival then moves to Acushnet Avenue on Friday through Sunday, between Sawyer and Deane Streets

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JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l)  tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle
JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l) tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle

Acushnet Avenue Project Gets Funding Boost From State

Governor Deval Patrick delivers more than $1 million to New Bedford for the North End International Marketplace Project.

D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle says the money will be used to extend improvements north on Acushnet Avenue, improving neighborhoods along the way

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Enterprise Funds Would Contribute To Garage Repairs, New Meters

The New Bedford City Council will consider establishing two funds aimed at improving parking infrastructure in the city.

The Council's Committee on Ordinances has reviewed and amended a motion set forth by Mayor Jon Mitchell, which would ultimately compile revenue from parking meters and parking tickets, and reinvest those monies into the downtown and Acushnet Avenue business district

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Acushnet Avenue residents brainstorm solutions to crime, trash

North End residents brainstorm solutions to crime, trash

Residents said at a community forum Tuesday night that crime, trash and dismal-looking storefronts all are holding back North End neighborhoods around Acushnet Avenue. David Price, director of the Comunidad Nuestra Development Corporation in Roxbury, said his community solved similar problems and that he thinks North End residents are ready to tackle their issues

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TSM - Folkloric Dancers highlight Feast Parade
TSM - Folkloric Dancers highlight Feast Parade

Parade Caps 99th Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament

Arthur Carvalho, one of thousands of spectators lining Acushnet Avenue Sunday afternoon, enjoying the 99th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Parade.  The Parade is always a highlight of the final day of the North End Feast.  Joe Lopes is visiting from Milford, Massachusetts.

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Child And Family Services Moves Into New Headquarters

Child and Family Services in New Bedford have a new headquarters building in the North End. 

Agency officials and City leaders cut the ribbon Friday at a new headquarters building at 30-57 Acushnet Avenue

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