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Five for the Fourth

Today we celebrate our country's birthday, and there plenty of awesome events happening across the SouthCoast in recognition of Independence Day.

Here's our list of Five Things to Do for the Fourth:

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Big Eyed Phish- Dave Matthew Tribute Band
Big Eyed Phish- Dave Matthew Tribute Band

The Dave Matthews Songs We Can’t Wait to Hear at Sun of a Beach

In true Dave Matthews Band form, Big Eyed Phish won't tell us a single song they are going to play at Sun of a Beach.  While every DMB jam is a good one, we hope that these three songs are definitely included.

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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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Hope Road | Photo Credit: Jennifer Daley
Hope Road | Photo Credit: Jennifer Daley

The 5 Bob Marley Tunes We Can’t Wait To Hear at Sun of a Beach

This year's Sun of a Beach Music Festival has two great bands whose music has surely stamped a time in your life.  For us, Bob Marley has been a huge part of our lives and wanted to make it a huge part of our summer, too, and that's why we're bri

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Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford
Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford

Boston 2024 Expected To Name New Bedford Olympic Sailing Site

New Bedford expected to be named as host site for sailing events should Boston be selected as a host city for the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.

New Bedford Honors Those Lost During Exercise Tiger

Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.

The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

Local Veterans Honor Vietnam Veterans’s Recognition Day

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 499 recognized the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War Saturday with a ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Officials Push New Bedford Community Preservation Act Ahead of Election Day

New Bedford officials and other notables are pushing hard to pass the Community Preservation Act in the city. The proposal would tax property owners 1.5% on their properties assessed value above the first $100,

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Jeff Belanger Discusses Fort Taber and Other New England Legends

Writer, producer and television personality Jeff Belanger joined the Saturday Morning with Tim Weisberg program to discuss his latest edition of New England Legends, the PBS series that explores some of the creepy history and lore of th

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Photo from Facebook
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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