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Mitchell: Community Safety ‘Obligation We Owe Our Residents’

It's been a quiet week for crime in New Bedford, but that doesn't mean city or police officials are taking it for granted.

In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said the steps the city and the police department have taken toward curbing crime in problem neighborhoods such as Tallman Street and North Front Street are not "one-off efforts," and he said the plan is to keep pressing the issue...

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Be Part of Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips

If you are interested in being featured on Jim Phillips' Townsquare Sunday broadcast, please fill out this form. 

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Bristol County Rocks …Literally!

If you've been walking, hiking, wandering through any public spaces lately, you just may have been one of the few who have found a brightly colored rock. Here's why!

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Community Meeting Discussing Troubles in Alfred Gomes Neighborhood Shows Promise

NEW BEDFORD - Nearly two dozen people attended a community meeting at City Hall Wednesday to discuss recent criminal activity taking place in the Alfred Gomes Neighborhood. 

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Jon Faria/TSM

School Climate, Community Engagement Among Supt. Durkin’s Top Goals

New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented the School Committee with her goals for the 2016-2017 school year Monday night.

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Local democrats march in protest of President-Elect Donald Trump in downtown New Bedford. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Local democrats march in protest of President-Elect Donald Trump in downtown New Bedford. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Local Dems ‘Won’t Go Back’ on Progressive Values

More than two dozen local democrats organized in downtown New Bedford Sunday to protest President-Elect Donald Trump and begin building the framework of a new progressive community organization.

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Sen. Mark Montigny (center) joined by members of the Toomey family for distribution of AED's in memory of Sean Toomey. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Sen. Mark Montigny (center) joined by members of the Toomey family for distribution of AED's in memory of Sean Toomey. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Sen. Montigny Distributes 25 AEDs Across City in Memory of Sean Toomey

State Senator Mark Montigny joined with community leaders to distribute 25 state-of-the-art automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to locations across the city Wednesday during a press conference at NorthStar Learning Center in New Bedford. 

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Stop & Shop Launches Program To Help Area Schools

Customers can now sign-up online to nominate two schools in their local community to earn money through the A+ School Rewards program at Stop & Shop.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

UMass Dartmouth and Town Officials Unveil Sculpture of Unique Relationship

A robust crowd braved the wind and rain Friday afternoon for the installation of a new sculpture at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. 

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Sen. Mark Montigny speaks after receiving award for "Outstanding Community Partner." | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Sen. Mark Montigny speaks after receiving award for "Outstanding Community Partner." | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Women’s Center Honors Local Support During Annual Meeting

The New Bedford Women's Center honored several local supporters during its annual meeting Tuesday evening that have greatly contributed to its mission. 

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