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New Bedford Firefighters Battle Myrtle Street Fire

New Bedford firefighters spent three hours knocking down a fire in a city tenement building.

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What Does The New Bedford Area Need?

 

My co-workers are all excited that Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be opening soon on Alden Rd in Fairhaven next to Dunkin' Donuts. One of my cubicle-mates actually saying, "Finally!"

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What Are the Richest and Poorest Cities in America?

According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national median household income level ($50,502) diminished for the second year in a row, falling to 8 percent below what it was before the economic downturn in 2007. This decrease was felt across the board, even in the country’s wealthiest areas.

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Understaffed Detroit Police Say Enter the City at Your Own Risk

Abandon all hope ye who enter here. Here being Detroit.

A recent report by the Detroit Police Officers Association offers a strict warning to those who plan to visit the city, saying that due to “grossly understaffed” and overworked law enforcement, people now enter the Motor City at their own risk.

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What Are the Dirtiest Cities in America?

Some of the most highly revered travel spots in the nation make up this year’s annual Travel and Leisure America’s Dirtiest Cities. The dirty list was compiled from reader surveys that asked participants to rank 35 metropolitan areas in regards to culture, dining, shopping, as well as cleanliness and the overall feeling of safety felt in those places.

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New Bedford City Council Looks to Limit Yard Sales

New Bedford residents may soon have to go through a new process in order to hold a yard sale.

The New Bedford City Council will be taking up the issue at their next meeting, in an effort to cut down on yard sales that are held almost every weekend, and in some cases, nearly every day

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Fundraising for Women’s Veterans Memorial to Begin

The City Council's Memorials and Dedications Committee is just about ready to start up a fundraising campaign in support of a monument for female veterans at Fort Taber.

The committee met Tuesday night, and resolved to set up an account for the monument as soon as next week

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New Bedford Commemorates 9/11


This year's remembrance of September 11th, 2001 served as a call to community volunteerism in New Bedford.

City and State officials gathered in front of City Hall today, before a sizeable crowd, recalling the events of that day and the aftermath that has transformed the nation

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Circulating Petition Could Recall Council Pay Raises

Next year, New Bedford voters may be able to decide the fate of the self-approved 44% City Council pay raises. That outcome hinges on a petition being circulated by the President of the Minority Action Coalition, Charles Carmo.

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City Employee Fired After Robbery Arrest

A New Bedford city employee has lost his job after being charged by police with being one of three men who robbed a phone store last Saturday.

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