Wreaths Across America
Knights of Columbus Council #14557 asks that you remember and honor our veterans this Christmas. They are seeking sponsorships to help purchase wreaths to be placed on the head stones of fallen service members. There will be a ceremony held at the Bourne National Cemetery on December 12, 2015 for Na…
New Bedford Man Caught Digging In Local Cemetery
An odd disturbance in a city cemetery over the weekend.
New Bedford police officers were called to the Rural Cemetery on Dartmouth Street around 4pm Saturday, and found a man digging behind a grave.
Police recognized the 24-year-old man from previous encounters, and say he was up to his chest in a hol…
Four New Bedford Cemeteries Added To National Register
Four New Bedford cemeteries have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The Mayor's Office says the Griffin Street, Oak Grove, Rural, and Jewish cemeteries have been officially added to the Register, citing there are many notable figures in both local and national history interr…
Is Profanity on Gravestones Next Craze?
The idea of having vulgarity inscribed on gravestones knocks the wind out me! Can you just imagine the respect and veneration of a cemetery being invaded by profanity chiseled onto a gravestone next to one of your loved ones?