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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
#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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Facebook

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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TSM
TSM

New Bedford Gets “Yarn-Bombed”

You think you've seen it all in New Bedford, but local art lovers have created something new. The water fountain in front of the 54th Regiment Monument on William Street has been completely covered in colorful yarn

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Downtown New Bedford Truck Chase Ends in Arrest

It was a wild scene late Tuesday afternoon as New bedford police cruisers pursued a yellow Penske delivery truck down Union Street and onto Route 18 after the truck drove the wrong way on Pleasant Street.  

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