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Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing
Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing

Cape Verdean Parade, Fireworks Highlight First Big Summer Weekend

Summer is officially here, and it's time for some of the best-loved traditions in New Bedford to kick off July.

The 45th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 a...

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TNT Fireworks via Facebook
TNT Fireworks via Facebook

More Than 36,000 Fireworks Recalled Following Burn Incidents

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall on TNT Red, White, and Blue Smoke fireworks following three incidents that resulted in burn injuries.

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Mayor Jon MItchell poses with check from Hawthorn Medical Associates 
(left to right: Mayor Jon MItchell, Dagny Ashely, Kathy Murray)  
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Mayor Jon MItchell poses with check from Hawthorn Medical Associates (left to right: Mayor Jon MItchell, Dagny Ashely, Kathy Murray) Tim Dunn/TSM

Mayor Mitchell Announces Sponsor for Independence Day Fireworks Display

NEW BEDFORD- Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that Hawthorn Medical Associates will sponsor the Fourth of July Fireworks Display this year.

Kathy Murray of Hawthorn Medical presented a $10,000 check to Mayor Mitchell and City and Tourism Marketing Director Dagny Ashley to fund the Independence Day event...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Announces New Year’s Eve Celebration

New Bedford officials announced plans for City Celebrates! New Year's Eve! 2016 Monday afternoon at City Hall.

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Spirit of Somerset via Facebook
Spirit of Somerset via Facebook

Spirit Of Somerset On September 17

The Spirit of Somerset will be taking place on Saturday, September 17 at the Somerset Village Waterfront Park on Main Street in Somerset.

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Edmund Lowe / EyeEm via getty images
Edmund Lowe / EyeEm via getty images

Go Out With A Bang

Let's project into the future. Your time as a caterpillar has expired. Your wings are ready! So, I have a suggestion for some of you. When you die, there are companies that will turn your ashes into gorgeous, colorful fireworks so you can literally go out with a bang...

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PLYMOUTH FIREWORKS

Fireworks Barge in Plymouth Catches Fire, Gives Premature Finale [VIDEO]

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - A barge being used for a July Fourth fireworks celebration in Massachusetts has exploded and caught fire.

Police say a malfunction caused the explosion and fire Monday night during a fireworks show on the waterfront in Plymouth...

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tungsten shot of a bolt of lightning hitting the ground
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Threat Of Thunderstorms Postpones Taunton’s Family 4th Night

Taunton has decided to postpone their Family 4th Night activities due to the impending thunderstorms in the area tonight.

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Saxony Police Demonstrate Illegal Fireworks
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Fairhaven Police Getting Tough on Illegal Fireworks

Fairhaven Police are strongly enforcing fireworks laws in the town. Sale, possession, and use of fireworks is illegal in Massachusetts, unless conducted by licensed professionals...

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New Bedford Police Track Down Source of ‘Loud Booms’

The mystery of New Bedford's loud booms heard Monday night has apparently been solved.

New Bedford Police say after several Facebook posts, an investigation into a New Bedford resident was launched...

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