Police Investigate South End Robbery
New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery of a city man Wednesday night in the South End.
Det. Cap. Steven Vicente says the robbery happened around 7pm in the vicinity of Brock Avenue and Harmony Street.
The victim told Police he was approached by two women who asked him for some money...
Officials: Mayan Community Standoffish Despite Outreach Efforts
Protecting Mayan workers from frequent night-time robberies and assaults is frustrating city officials, who aren't seeing as much engagement from people within that Central American community as they had hoped. Human Relations Commission Executive Director Marcelina Pina-Christian said the commissio…
New Bedford Celebrates Latino Community This Weekend
A flag-raising ceremony held Friday afternoon on the steps of New Bedford City Hall recognized 22 Latino countries. The ceremony commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, and a weekend of celebration in New Bedford.
Mariangeli "Angie" Vargas, President of the Puerto Rican and Latin American Art…