Carl Alves

Townsquare Sunday: Interise New Bedford
INTERISE is a non-profit organization that helps business-owners up their game. WBSM's Jim Phillips spoke with the program's director, Elizabeth Howe, and one of their recent graduates, Carl Alves' of PAACA, on this week's Townsquare Sunday...
EXCLUSIVE: Overdoses in New Bedford Nearly Doubled in 2016
NEW BEDFORD - Staggering totals as New Bedford Police release the number of opioid overdose calls they responded to in 2016. Last year, police reported a total of 679 overdoses, with 42 deaths resulting. That's nearly twice the amount of overdoses in 2015, when police responded to 389 overdoses…
Advocates Want Overflow Shelter Open More Often
The debate continues over when New Bedford's Emergency Overflow Shelter should open its doors.
Advocates for the homeless attended a meeting Thursday of the city's Homeless Service Provider Network contending the shelter's schedule is too haphazard, and there are nights when the shelte…
Homeless Protest Over Shelter Closing On Wednesday
"We've got to do more." That's the feeling of the President of the Homeless Service Providers Network after a group of homeless people gathered outside City Hall Thursday Morning to protest the failure of the city's Emergency Shelter to open the night before...
Overflow Shelter Gearing Up For Weekend Storm
The City of New Bedford has the final say, but organizers of the New Bedford Overflow Shelter for the Homeless tell WBSM News, they are gearing up to open sometime this weekend.
Snow and strong winds are expected Saturday into Sunday here on the Southcoast...

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