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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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45th Annual Whaling City Festival Taking Place This Weekend

The 45th Whaling City Festival takes place this weekend at Buttonwood Park in New Bedford. 

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Mosquito Spraying Begins Friday In New Bedford

Mosquito spraying will begin later this week in the City of New Bedford. 

The New Bedford Board of Health says the spraying program will begin during the early morning hours of Friday, July 5th

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Vigil For Ariel Eluziario Held in New Bedford

The tragic death of a 9-month-old child over a week ago schocked New Bedford, but brought many people together Saturday night. Family, friends, and even those with only an emotional connection to those affected by the death of Ariel Eluziario turned out for

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Buttonwood Park Basketball Courts Get $5,000 Grant

The Friends of Buttonwood Park are getting a little monetary boost from the Island Foundation of Marion for the refurbishing of the basketball courts at the park.

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Cans Across The Park Food Drive Photos

We would like to thank everyone who came out this weekend for "Cans Across The Park." The girl scouts, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Escape to Fitness, Mayor Mitchell, the Panthers Club, the Park Board and all of the individuals that helped us restock some of the food pantries in the area.

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$150K Fundraising Campaign for Buttonwood Park Hoops Begins

Over fifty people participated in Saturday's "Buttonwood Hoopla", which marked the start of a vigorous fundraising campaign by the Friends of Buttonwood Park.

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