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Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Remembers Lives Lost During WWII Exercise Tiger [PHOTOS]

Dozens gathered at Fort Taber Military Park in New Bedford's south end Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to the 749 American soldiers and sailors lost at sea during Exercise Tiger nearly 72 years ago.

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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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Credit: Fairhaven Harbormaster's Office
Credit: Fairhaven Harbormaster's Office

Whale Sighting In New Bedford Harbor [Video]

 The Whaling City got a visit from one of its namesakes.

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Credit:  Trig Photography
Credit: Trig Photography

Museum Seeks Archaeological Survey At Fort Taber

Some volunteers with the Fort Rodman-Fort Taber Military Museum believe up to 30 Civil War cannons may be buried around Fort Taber. They're looking for a way to conduct an archaeological survey of the site...

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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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Courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

Are Ouija Boards Really Evil?

I've been all over the state for the past month, giving talks at libraries about ghosts and how we investigate for them. I bring along some of my ghost hunting gear for the folks to check out for themselves, and inevitably, there's always a loud gasp and whispers of "no no no no" every time I pull out my Ouija boards...

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Credit: Ben Thomas
Credit: Ben Thomas

Amy Bruni of ‘Ghost Hunters’

If you missed 'Face Your Fear Night' last week, you have another chance to explore the haunted batteries of Fort Taber. On Saturday, October 24th, you can become a real live ghost hunter like Amy Bruni...

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Credit:  Trig Photography
Credit: Trig Photography

Finding the Ghosts That Lurk In Fort Taber–And How You Can, Too

This past Saturday, we brought a contingent of folks from all across New England to Fort Taber in New Bedford, as part of Face Your Fear Night...

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Fort Rodman during Face Your Fears Night Event
Fort Rodman during Face Your Fears Night Event

Face Your Fears Night a Spooky Good Time

On Saturday night, the Spooky Southcoast crew, renown paranormal expert Jeff Belanger and volunteers from the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Historical Association opened up Fort Taber Park for an after-hours paranormal investigation of the parks batteries, Military Museum and Fort Rodman itself.

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Can a Ghost Follow Me Home?

With the recent announcement of Face Your Fear Night on October 17 at Fort Taber in New Bedford, the SouthCoast has been overwhelmingly ready to explore the haunted fort and batteries at the historic park...

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