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Free Outdoor Summer Movies Across the Southcoast

Our kids may never know what a "drive-in" movie theater is but that doesn't mean they can't experience the joy of an outdoor movie.  Across the Southcoast region, cities and towns are hosting their own outdoor movie series for residents.  Some are in shopping centers, others are in parks and school fields but they all have one thing in common- they are sure to create memories to last a lifetime for your family.

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FUN Facts About Craft Beer

Craft Beer is making a comeback. How much do you know about this popular drink?

 

Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Rabbi Kanter speaking about the importance of sharing stories of Holocaust survivors.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Rabbi Kanter speaking about the importance of sharing stories of Holocaust survivors.

City Remembers Holocaust Survivors, Liberators During Annual Service

New Bedford honored local Holocaust survivors and concentration camp liberators during the 34th Annual Holocaust Memorial Observance at Buttonwood Park Sunday evening.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

22nd Annual “Cans Across The Park” Another Huge Success

With the help of some great volunteers and wonderful donors, our 22nd annual "Cans Across the Park" was a huge success.

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Cans Across the Park with Furry Friends!
Bring pet food to help our furry friends!

“Cans Across The Park” Will Once Again Help Our Furry Friends

We are gearing up for our annual food drive "Cans Across The Park" this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food we collect will go to the Red Cross and the United Way of greater New Bedford.

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Cans Across the Park

It's back!  For the 22nd year in a row we'll be collecting non-perishable food items at Buttonwood Park as part of our annual Cans Across the Park Food Drive. 

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Refurbished Basketball Courts Open At Buttonwood Park

If you play basketball, you probably have played a game or two at the courts at Buttonwood Park.

The three courts have been around for decades, and now have been refurbished, thanks to a fund-raising effort by The Friends of Buttonwood Park, expertise provided by the City of New Bedford, and several local companies who donated materials and labor

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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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Photo from NOAA
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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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
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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