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Officials Celebrate Elevator Installation at Local Library

A vital improvement is being celebrated at a New Bedford library.

Installation of an elevator at the Casa Da Saudade Library has been completed, and acting Library Director Jeff Dickinson tells WBSM News it was a much-needed component to provide access to the entire building

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

$160K In Funding For Arts And History In New Bedford

Over $160,000 in state grant money will be flowing into downtown New Bedford. The grants are being awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and were announced by State Representative Antonio Cabral

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Photo from NOAA

$88 Million In Earmarks For New Bedford Awaits Governor’s Approval

Over $88 million in earmarks is included for New Bedford as part of an environmental bond bill. State Representative Antonio Cabral says the bill passed the house Thursday night, and now heads to the Governor's desk

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New Bedford Woman Honored On Beacon Hill

A New Bedford woman is honored on Beacon Hill this week.

Guiomar Silveira was presented with the Heritage Day of Portugal Award Tuesday at a State House ceremony.

State Representative Antonio Cabral, House Chairman of the Portuguese American Legislative Caucus, planned and organized the ceremony

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Public officials and veterans laid a ceremonial wreath at the Exercise Tiger memorial Sunday. | TSM
Public officials and veterans laid a ceremonial wreath at the Exercise Tiger memorial Sunday. | TSM

New Bedford Remembers Servicemen Lost During ‘Exercise Tiger’

The city paid homage Sunday to the 749 servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger. The exercise was a D-Day rehearsal held off the coast of Devon, England. The training exercise was found and attacked by German submarines, which sank two U

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Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford
Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford

State Grant To Aid English Language Learners In New Bedford

An English Language Learners Acadamy will open next year at New Bedford High School, thanks to a state grant. 

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford says the district has been awarded a $135,000 grant from the Executive Office of Education

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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New Bedford Parker Street Waste Site Reports Released

The Department of Public Health has been reluctant to release what could be critical information about the Parker Street Waste Site, but State Representative Antonio Cabral has convinced state officials to release those documents

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