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Washburn Realty Gives Update on Building 19 Demolition
Residents in the area of Hathaway Road in New Bedford were abuzz with the sight of the water tank from the former Building 19 being demolished Monday morning.
The removal of the iconic structure is the first step in the process of Washburn Realty, LLC preparing the site for a future new occupant...
New Bedford’s Building #19 Water Tank is Demolished
NEW BEDFORD - Say goodbye to something of a landmark in New Bedford.
The water tank at the former Building #19 site on Hathaway Road was dismantled this morning.
For decades, the water tank served as a sort of billboard for the discount store, featuring many of the beloved cartoons that have become as…
Smokey Fire At Former Building 19 Complex
The former Building 19 complex off Hathaway Road in New Bedford was the scene of a two-alarm fire Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say a passerby noticed smoke coming from a building and called the Fire Department.
Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News, the fire began in transformers outside the bui…
Building #19 Cat Finds New Home
You won't find his name on the payroll, but a Building #19 "employee" is going to a good home now that the chain is closing.
Tom the cat has lived in the store's break-room for the past ten years, roaming the store at night, and keeping other employees company...