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New Bedford Announces Parking Ban Ahead of Tuesday Nor’Easter

NEW BEDFORD - The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and strong winds for the New Bedford area from 5 AM until 3PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2017...

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Two Shootings in Two Days in Same New Bedford Neighborhood

NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating another pair of shots fired.

Police say one shot was fired at around 6 A.M. and the other shortly after 9 A...

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Henry Bousquet/Facebook
Henry Bousquet/Facebook

More Than Two Years Without Pay, Ward 3 Councillor Bousquet Resigns

NEW BEDFORD - Ward Three City Councillor Henry Bousquet has announced his resignation.

Bousquet, also a culinary instructor at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School, had been serving as a councillor for nearly three years without pay due to a conflict of interest law, which he cited as one of the reasons for his resignation...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Boosts Road Repair Investments

NEW BEDFORD - Tired of swerving to avoid potholes on New Bedford streets? Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City is beginning a program to invest $1 million a year for five years to be used for the complete reconstruction of New Bedford's most damaged streets...

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Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Parking Ban Announced for New Bedford Saturday

New Bedford, Massachusetts-- The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Southeastern Massachusetts including Bristol County and New Bedford effective 7AM Saturday morning until 2AM on Sunday...

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New Bedford Councilors Call Coelho Immigration Motion Vague and Fear-Based

A motion requesting state legislators to oppose any future mass deportations of illegal immigrants was easily shot down in the New Bedford City Council Tuesday night.

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Free Parking for the Holiday Season in New Bedford

In an effort to encourage patronage of locally owned businesses, the City of New Bedford is waiving parking fees at metered spaces for up to two hours this holiday season...

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Surviving a Gunman: New Bedford Employees Undergo Active Shooter Training

City employees are undergoing training for a scenario they hope never unfolds.

New Bedford Police Spokesman Lt. Amos Melo says starting this week, City employees have begun learning what to do in the event an active shooter storms their building...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Tips on Safely Disposing of Needles

Improperly discarded hypodermic needles pose a serious health risk to everyone in the community, but what steps can be taken to safely remove these items from city streets and parks?

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Buttonwood Park Zoo Unveils $22M Master Plan

The City has updated the master plan for the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford.

The fifteen year, $22 million plan calls for a host of changes, including more exhibits featuring endangered and exotic species such as tigers, snow leopards, red pandas, and much more...

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