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Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM

Mayor: No Plans To Spend Public Funds For Olympic Sailing Event

New Bdford's elected officials and the local sailing community are applauding the announcement that Buzzards Bay and New Bedford will host the Olympic sailing event, should Boston be awarded the 2024 Olympics

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Raft Overturns In Waters Off Fort Tabor, One Person Unresponsive

New Bedford Police and Fire units responded to Fort Tabor in the South End Sunday evening around 6pm  after a rubber inflatable raft capsized at the end of the a pier near the beach-area.

According to District Fire Chief Michael Dandurand, two males were onboard the raft when it overturned, and other boaters came to their rescue

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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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New Bedford Embraced Sun Of A Beach Festival [PHOTOS]

The day may have been a little more cloudy than previously predicted, but it didn't stop South Coast residents from flocking to Fort Tabor for a little rest and relaxation at the inaugural Sun of a Beach Festival. 

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Veterans Health and Job Fair announced at Whaling Museum. Jim Phillips / TSM
Veterans Health and Job Fair announced at Whaling Museum. Jim Phillips / TSM

Veterans Health And Job Fair Planned For September

An group called "Dog Tags Navigators" will host a three day event this fall at Fort Tabor that concludes with a health and job fair for veterans.

The seven member group is supported by VFW Post 15-31 and Leadership Southcoast

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Schwartz Walk Draws Record Number of Participants

The Schwartz Center for Children's 25th annual walk yesterday drew a record 1,400 participants walking the 3.5 mile loop around Fort Taber raising $100,490.

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tsm - Mayor jon Mitchell speaks at Fort Tabor

New Bedford, Vets Groups Honor Those Who Served In Vietnam

Local officials and community members gathered at Fort Tabor in New Bedford Saturday afternoon to mark Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day. 

The nationally recognized day serves to give Vietnam Vets around the country the thanks they didn't get, some 40 years ago

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Thank You To Schwartz Walkers

It was an absolutely beautiful day today at New Bedford's amazing Fort Taber. Many people turned out to raise money for the Schwartz Children's Center.

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