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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Early Thursday

More mosquito spraying planned for New Bedford, this time after a mosquito carrying EEE is found in East Freetown.

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will be conducting targeted ground spraying early Thursday morning between 2am and sunrise

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$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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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Kids Carnival Comes To Town

It may not be as large as the Whaling City Festival, but the New Bedford Kids Weekend Carnival at Buttonwood Park is still providing families with some mid-summer fun.

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New Bedford Kids Weekend Carnival Replaces Long-Running Festival This Weekend

The Whaling City Festival has been significantly downsized, and is now going by a different name.

The New Bedford Police Union stepped in to sponsor what is now the New Bedford Kids Weekend Carnival after the Whaling City Festival Committee was unable to attract enough vendors due to a lack of planning time

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Otter Pups To Be Revealed Tuesday [VIDEO]

The newest additions to the Buttonwood Park Zoo will be officially revealed to the public Tuesday. 

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Park Board Approves Police Union’s Carnival Plan

The Park Board has given unanimous approval to a New Bedford Police Union plan to sponsor carnival rides at Buttonwood Park next month.

Union President Hank Turgeon tells WBSM News, the union stepped up after the Whaling City Festival announced this week it had cancelled the festival for this year

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Festival President: Whaling City Festival Will Return This Summer

It's no "April Fools" joke. The Whaling City Festival is back on this year.

That's the word from festival president Allen Richard who says after meeting with his planning committee Monday night, they decided to take Mayor Jon Mitchell up on his one-time trial offer of a 9pm closing time

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Local Man Wants To Revive Whaling City Festival

A New Bedford man is leading a petition drive to bring back the Whaling City Festival.

Organizers of the event announced last week there would be no Festival this year, after the City refused to allow the closing time to extend beyond 8pm.

Eric Li

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Construction Soon Beginning On Buttonwood Basketball Courts

The Friends of Buttonwood Park are continuing to raise money to install new basketball courts.

The initiative started early in 2012, when the Friends noticed the nearly unplayable conditions of the existing courts

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Cans Across The Park 2013 Southcoast Food Drive

It has been an annual tradition. Each year, leading up to and on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, we ask our listeners to make a contribution to our efforts for Cans Across The Park.  We have an amazing community that has always helped us reach our goal of making it across the park, even sometimes doubling back.

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