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Coelho ‘Reassured’ After Meeting with Police, Fire Chiefs
On Wednesday, the City Council's Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods met and invited New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Fire Chief Michael Gomes to talk about the recent rash of suspected arson cases across the city, as well as gang violence and other crime issues in city nei…
New Bedford Police Arrest Two For Drug Possession Over The Weekend
NEW BEDFORD- Two men with prior drug convictions were arrested Saturday night as New Bedford Police Narcotics Detectives executed two search warrants.
According to a press release from the New Bedfrod Police Department, first arrested was 53 year old Thomas Barbosa of 228 State Street in New Bedford.…
OPINION|Phil Paleologos: Form an Arson Watch
It looks like we're getting burnt by an arsonist. With three suspicious fires in 24 hours and a total of six in the past month, one has to ask, are they accidental or arson? And if it is arson, what's motivating the person; vandalism, excitement, revenge, profit or gang related...
Crime Is A Spiritual Problem
Now that the headline has grabbed your attention, let me add that I believe most of crime is not only a lack of spirituality, but the lack of parental attachment, unsafe, unstable homes and broken marriages. But for now, I want to have you think about the spiritual part of my argument...
City Council Approves Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city. The motion to form the Summit was passed unanimously by City…

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