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Timothy Guillette/New Bedford Police
Timothy Guillette/New Bedford Police

New Bedford Panhandlers Argue Over Territory, Results in Stabbing

New Bedford Police have arrested a homeless man after he allegedly stabbed a fellow panhandler.

Det. Lt. John Chaves says police received a report around 7:30am Wednesday morning of two panhandlers fighting over territory at the intersection of Coggeshall Street and the I-195 on and off ramp...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Downtown Tree Lighting Marks Beginning of Holiday Season in the City

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown New Bedford after the annual tree lighting ceremony Saturday evening.

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Free, Two-Hour Parking During Holiday Season

 

The City of New Bedford is again offering two hours of free parking at metered spaces in the city's business districts.

The free parking is being offered in Downtown New Bedford, the North End Business District, and in the Elm Street and Zeiterion garages. The...

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Destination New Bedford
Destination New Bedford

Become a Tourist in New Bedford This Weekend

New Bedford residents are invited to become tourists in their own city this weekend.

The New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing, along with the Connecting for Change Conference, is offering coupons valid at a number of City amenities as part of Hometown Tourist Weekend...

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Work at the Octopus intersection ? Jim Phillips TSM
Work at the Octopus intersection ? Jim Phillips TSM

Work At Downtown Octopus Intersection 80% Complete

The construction season in the City of New Bedford is rapidly coming to a close, but there are still several projects on the Department of Public Infrastructure's "to do" list...

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Knox, Nogueira - New Bedford Police
Knox, Nogueira - New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Witness Drug Deal, Arrest Two Men

Two men are under arrest after police witnessed a drug deal in downtown New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says a police lieutenant saw the men complete a deal in the parking lot of the downtown Walgreens on Pleasant Street Monday night...

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Sasaki Associates rendition of waterfront framework
Sasaki Associates rendition of waterfront framework

City Seeking Input On Waterfront Redevelopment

A diverse group of thirty waterfront stakeholders met with Mayor Jon Mitchell and other city officials Monday to discuss how to draw more people to the city's waterfront.

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Facebook
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Facebook

An Open Letter to Abby and Ruth

Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s Form-Based Zoning Project Moves Forward

As New Bedford looks to make key areas of the city more adaptable for their unique needs, a team of private design and planning consultants continue to seek input from residents and business owners.

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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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