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SMAST Expansion / UMass Dartmouth
Rendering of SMAST Expansion / UMass Dartmouth

SMAST Expansion Begins With Demolition of Naval Reserve Center

The former Naval Reserve Center building at Fort Rodman in the South End will soon be no more.

The 1970's-style structure is being demolished this week to make way for a new, $55 million expansion of the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology...

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Military Museum Releases Visitor Numbers

 

The Fort Taber Military Museum released its 2015 visitor statistics on Tuesday, and they are pretty much right in stride with where they were in 2014.

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Photo from Facebook

Veterans Day Huge Boost For Military Museum

Dozens of local veterans as well as members of the public paid a visit to the New Bedford Military Museum at Fort Taber Wednesday to celebrate Veterans Day. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Crowds Of Pirates, Families Gather At Fort Taber-Fort Rodman

New Bedford has successfully survived its first pirate invasion in centuries.

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From Pyrate Invasion.com
From Pyrate Invasion.com

Big Crowds Expected For Pirate Invasion This Weekend

Its a pirate invasion this weekend in New Bedford's South End.  The event runs through Sunday at the Fort Rodman - Fort Tabor complex.  Organizers say its similar to a renaissance fair featuring pirate encampments, displays, and activities for children...

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Whale Rock

A Whale Of A Rock Reported In New Bedford

 

A caller to the Phil Paleologos Show caused a bit of a stir Wednesday morning after they reported seeing a stranded whale in the waters off Fort Rodman.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mayor Focuses On Continuing City-Wide Improvements

Mayor Jon Mitchell is looking to what the next fiscal year has in store for improvements in the city through the Capital Improvement Program...

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Photo from Facebook

Fort Taber Military Museum Reopens After Three-Week Closure

An insurance mix-up is to blame for the three-week closure of the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum.

Museum Vice President Bob Bromley says the building that houses the museum also houses the Low Tide Yacht Club, and both organizations have shared insurance policies for a number of years...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

A Warm Embrace For Sun Of A Beach Festival [Gallery]

A couple of clouds and some passing showers didn't keep SouthCoast residents from enjoying New Bedford's inaugural Sun of a Beach Festival at Fort Rodman this past Saturday...

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

Hunt for Ghosts at Fort Taber (AUDIO)

Have you ever watched those ghost-hunting reality TV shows and thought, "Hey, I'd like to try that?" Or maybe you're looking for a unique Father's Day gift, one that sure beats any necktie or "Kiss the Grill Chef" apron...

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