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$20K Donated for New Bedford New Year’s Eve Fireworks

What are you doing New Year's Eve? Look no further than downtown New Bedford for a full night of entertainment, with live music, street perfromers, and fireworks.

AHA! Director Lee Heald says restaurants will be open for business, too

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Boyd Jones, Flickr
Boyd Jones, Flickr

New Bedford Public Pianos a Possibility

The City Council seems supportive of installing pianos for public use throughout New Bedford.

Ward Five Councilor Jane Gonsalves proposed the motion Thursday night, after witnessing a similar program achieve great success in Boston

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested After Office Theft

A New Bedford man faces several charges after allegedly stealing a purse from a downtown office building.

Police say the suspect had no business in the offices at South 2nd and Elm Streets Friday afternoon, but snuck in anyway, taking several items from a purse hidden under a desk, and then fleeing the scene

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#peopleofnewbedford, Facebook

The 50′s Brought Back to New Bedford

Many found themselves re-living their high school days as they took a look around downtown New Bedford Thursday night.

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TSM
TSM

Police Hope Suspect Will Emerge On Downtown Surveillance Video

The investigation into a pair of sexual assaults this month in New Bedford is continuing .  Police are hoping video from surveillance cameras will lead them to a suspect in at least one of the cases.  WBSM's Jim Phillips has more

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Celtic Coffee House in New Bedford Closing Its Doors Friday

Sad news for fans of the Downtown New Bedford coffee house. The owners have given the official word that they will be closing their doors on Friday as of 5pm. 

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Noah Griffith
Noah Griffith

Downtown New Bedford Parking Meters Now Good For Two Hours

That's right everyone, it looks like you'll be able to enjoy more of the Downtown New Bedford scene for longer without feeding the meter or moving your car. 

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TSM - Harpoon Tip of "Whaleman Statue" Removed
TSM - Harpoon Tip of "Whaleman Statue" Removed

New Bedford Whaleman Statue Gets a New Look

The Whaleman's Statue in Downtown New Bedford has a bit of a different look.

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zigazou76, flickr
zigazou76, flickr

New Bedford to Consider Downtown Surveillance Cameras

With historical structures and beloved monuments, the downtown New Bedford area is seen as a playground for vandals.

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pegase72,flickr
pegase72,flickr

Local Downtown New Bedford Trivia

So, you say you remember downtown New Bedford? Okay-- lets test your knowledge and memory!

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