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Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Organizations Making Seniors Aware of Benefits

New Bedford's Council On Aging and Coastline Elderly Services are teaming up to deliver financial benefits to local seniors.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that only 2 out of every 5 seniors that are eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits are enrolled in the program

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Getty Images

Mattapoisett Man Accused of Stealing $100K From Elderly Woman

A Mattapoisett man is facing charges alleging he stole over $100,000 from an elderly woman in the town.

In a written release, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced that 31-year-old Jason Bobola was arraigned last week in Brockton Superior Court on 11 counts of larceny over $250 on a person 60 or older

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Sabra Hummus Recalled

(The first 16 seconds of the video pertain to the recall)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported on Wednesday that the Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria

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Steve Mason

List Of Shoveling Help

Do you need some help shoveling after this storm or do you know somebody that does? Take a look at our list of people that are willing to lend a hand. You can sign up here if you need somebody to come clear the way for you

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Jamie Casey/Facebook
Jamie Casey/Facebook

Over 2,000 Turkey Dinners Prepped and Delivered by New Bedford Area Volunteers

While many of us are sitting down to a home-cooked meal with all the fixings this Thanksgiving, there are a number of families throughout Greater New Bedford that won't have that luxury. That's why a group of volunteers began a Thanksgiving Ministry 17 years ago, and are now preparing and delivering over 2,000 turkey dinners

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Cans Across the Park with Furry Friends!
Bring pet food to help our furry friends!

“Cans Across The Park” Will Once Again Help Our Furry Friends

We are gearing up for our annual food drive "Cans Across The Park" this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food we collect will go to the Red Cross and the United Way of greater New Bedford.

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nelights, flickr

Three Charged in Fall River Elderly Neglect Case

Three members of the same Fall River family have pleaded guilty to failing to properly take care of an elderly relative who died in a hospital suffering from severe bed sores and malnourishment.

Prosecutors say 80-year-old Mary Araujo died at a hospital in July 2010 of multiple organ failure brought on by blood poisoning

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TSM
TSM

SRTA Proposes Fare Changes, Seniors Not Happy

Younger people are pleased with, while senior citizens are balking at the bus fare changes proposed by SRTA.

Southeastern Regional Transit Authority administrator Erik Rousseau explained the changes as a flat fee with one free transfer for $1

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NBPD
NBPD

Suspect Sought in New Bedford Break-In

New Bedford Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect that may have been involved in a house-break.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says somebody broke into a home at the 700 block of Coggeshall Street last Thursday, ransacked the home and made off with jewelry

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