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Dr. John Saunders speaks to audiance at Tifereth Israel Congregation | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Dr. John Saunders speaks to audiance at Tifereth Israel Congregation | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Survivor Recounts ‘Miracles’ as City Observes Holocaust Memorial

Despite the rain, dozens gathered at Buttonwood Park's Holocaust Memorial and many more filled the main sanctuary of Tifereth Israel Congregation for New Bedford's 35th annual Holocaust Memorial Observance Sunday evening.

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Bruce Rose, president New Bedford chapter of NAACP, speaks during community rally at Buttonwood Park | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Bruce Rose, president New Bedford chapter of NAACP, speaks during community rally at Buttonwood Park | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Students, Community Hold Second Demonstration in Support of Ousted Counselor

Following a peaceful demonstration outside Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School Friday, students and community members gathered at Buttonwood Park Saturday morning for a community rally demanding change and accountability at the north end school.

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Students and Community members gather to support Jimmy Owens / Jim Phillips TSM
Students and Community members gather to support Jimmy Owens / Jim Phillips TSM

Voc-Tech Students And Community Members Gather To Support Jimmy Owens

Students and community members gathered Friday across the street from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School, to show their support for ousted school administrator Jimmy Owens...

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Pet Fest 2015 at Buttonwood 17
Pet Fest 2015 at Buttonwood 17

Annual Pet Fest and Walk for Animals

"The Coalition for Animals of Greater New Bedford will be having its 17th Annual Pet Fest and Walk for Animals on Sunday, May 22nd, at Buttonwood Park from 11:00 to 3:00 pm, rain or shine...

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Getty Images

City Worker Injured In Chain Saw Accident

A New Bedford city employee is being treated at Rhode Island Hospital after suffering a large cut to his shin.

Det. Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News, the 55 year old D-P-I employee was working with a tree-trimming crew near the Buttonwood Park Warming House when he was cut with a chain saw...

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President Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of nearly 2,000 at Buttonwood Park. | TSM/Greg Desrosiers
President Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of nearly 2,000 at Buttonwood Park. | TSM/Greg Desrosiers

Bill Clinton Visits Buttonwood Park as Part of Last-Minute Campaign Push

New Bedford was at the center of the political storm on Super Tuesday, if only for a few minutes.

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Cans Across the Park 2015 (8)

Cans Across The Park Helps Local Families In Need [Video]

Canned goods and other non-perishable items stretched from one end of Buttonwood Park on Saturday as WBSM and Fun 107 held another “Cans Across The Park” event.

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Cans Across the Park 2015 (12)

23rd Annual Cans Across the Park a Success!

Our 23rd Annual Cans Across the Park food drive was a giant success!  Dozens of community members braved the cold wind and came out to support our annual food drive, dropping off canned goods and non-perishables by the trunk-load.  

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Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

New Bedford Veterans Day Parade is Wednesday

New Bedford Veterans Agent Chris Gomes is inviting all veterans to march in Wednesday's Veterans Day Parade in New Bedford, whether they're affiliated with a Veterans Post or not...

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Annual Cans Across the Park Food Drive at Buttonwood Park
Annual Cans Across the Park Food Drive at Buttonwood Park

The 23rd Annual Cans Across the Park is November 14th

Our 23rd Annual Cans Across the Park Food Drive returns to Buttonwood Park on Saturday, November 14th. Like the 22 years before it, we'll be collecting non-perishable food items and lining them up from one length of the park to the other.

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