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Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Fresh Start For Downtown Farmers Market

The city celebrated the grand opening of the new and improved farmers market at Custom House Square Thursday evening.

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Farmer’s Market Grand Opening in Downtown New Bedford

You know, gardening is cheaper than professional therapy, plus you get free tomatoes! Well, the locally grown tomatoes, fruits and veggies won't be free but lots of music and family activities will be at no charge with the celebration of the grand opening of the New Bedford Farmer's Market, Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Custom House Square in historic downtown New Bedford.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Freezing temperatures couldn't put New Bedford's New Year's Eve celebration on ice.

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TSM
TSM

Some Folks Not Pleased With Custom House Square

While officials are giving Custom House Square Park rave reviews, some local residents have yet to warm up to the renovated park.

Callers to WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" expressed their disappointment in the property, including this man who says the space could have been much more than it is

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TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.
TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.

New Bedford’s Custom House Square Park Opens

It took only five months to transform Custom House Square from a cracked parking lot into a small park with cement paths, plenty of trees, and lush grass.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested For Off Roading Downtown

New Bedford Police arrested a city man early yesterday morning for operating his pick up truck inside the Custom House Square Park, currently under contruction.

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tsm - Groundbreaking Ceremony for Downtown Park
tsm - Groundbreaking Ceremony for Downtown Park

New Bedford, State Officials Break Ground On Downtown Park

In just a few months, the mound of dirt that was once the Custom House Square parking lot will be New Bedford's Central Park on a much smaller scale.

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TSM
TSM

Business Owners Lukewarm to Custom House Park

With the Custom House Square parking lot closing for good Friday, reaction is mixed on the installation of an urban park in it's stead.

Jack Wetherby, owner of Freestone's City Grill just across the street, thinks of it as a beautification project

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

New Bedford Trading Parking Lot for Paradise

They're tearing up a parking lot to put in paradise.

Construction on the new urban park where the Custom House Square parking lot now sits is scheduled to begin Friday. City crews will begin setting up fencing around the site, in preparation for the green space designed by New Bedford native Christopher Reed of Stoss Landscape Urbanism

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tsm - Fire and Ice" perform outside Whaling Museum
tsm - Fire and Ice" perform outside Whaling Museum

Area Families Ring In New Year At “City Celebrates”

City Celebrates is a family-friendly event that brings lots of out-of-towners to Downtown New Bedford, to enjoy, the sights and sounds of New Year's Eve.  Lakeville residents Trudi Wood and her husband are "regulars" at City Celebrates in New Bedford

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