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Rev. David Lima Rips Casino Plan For New Bedford

When it comes to building a casino in New Bedford, don't expect Reverend David Lima to remain quiet.

Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council and a long-time casino opponent, says he can understand why the idea of a casino in the Whaling City might be attractive to some

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Art And Culture Helping New Bedford Grow

If you ask members of the downtown community, you can thank New Bedford's heavy art and cultural influence for much of the city's growth.

City and state officials spoke at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts downtown about the impact of funding on local businesses and the city's improving culture

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Photo from New Bedford Police

Tennessee Man Wanted For Violent Crimes Picked Up In New Bedford

 

A man wanted for violent crimes in Tennessee was picked up Friday morning in New Bedford.

Lt. John Chaves tells WBSM News, police responded to the homeless shelter on Eighth Street Friday on a report of a disruptive occupant. Whe

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New Bedford Celebrates New Year’s Eve

What are you doing New Year's Eve? The City of New Bedford has your evening planned out for you, with a multitude of activities and live music events to choose from.

The Toe-Jam Puppet Band, children's folk singer Bill Harley, jazz musicians, and even a West African drum ensemble are just some of the performers to be featured downtown Wednesday night

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Announces Holiday Activities

Looking for some family fun this holiday season? Look no further than downtown New Bedford.

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Octopus Intersection Downtown To Get Makeover

City officials have not given up on making improvements to the Route Six-Pleasant Street intersection, otherwise known as the Octopus.

C-D-M Smith consultants and city planners have devised a new plan that will emphasize pedestrian safety and overalll upgrades to what they call, an important gateway to the city

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New Bedford Tree Lighting and AHA Night December 11

The City of New Bedford was originally scheduled to celebrate the tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, December 6, but due to inclement weather, it's now been postponed to AHA Night.

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Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony Rescheduled For Next Thursday

The city of New Bedford has postponed the annual Downtown Christmas
Tree Lighting Ceremony for tonight because of inclement weather.

The event has been rescheduled for Thiursday, December 11th at 6pm

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Jim Phillips / TSM

A Plan To Regenerate New Bedford Unveiled At City Hall

New Bedford has a new blueprint for economic growth in the city.

A group called the New Bedford Regeneration Committee compiled a report that focuses on reviving Downtown New Bedford, improving port facilities on the waterfront and advancing the city's manufacturing industries

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Environmentalist Jay O'Hara (left) with Bristol County DA Sam Sutter.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Environmentalist Jay O'Hara (left) with Bristol County DA Sam Sutter.

Connecting For Change Takes Over Downtown

Downtown New Bedford was filled with positive ideas this weekend.

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