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Tim Weisberg/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Embraces History With New Abolition Row Park

NEW BEDFORD — A vacant lot that once housed two historic homes in New Bedford's Abolition Row neighborhood is springing back to life with new purpose...

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Les Vants Aerial Photos/Courtesy Beaumont Solar
Les Vants Aerial Photos/Courtesy Beaumont Solar

Joseph Abboud Unveils Completed Rooftop Solar Project

Under the driving rain and blustery winds, the Joseph Abboud banner blew back and rolled itself up, revealing the original sign for the building's first occupant in 1909, the Nashawena Spinning Mill...

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Fairhaven’s Historic Bell To Join Town Events

The Paul Revere Bell tour could be coming to a parade near you.

At Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting, the Fairhaven Bell Committee was approved to build a cradle for the 2-century-old bell, allowing it to safely appear in town events, like parades, until it gets a permanent home...

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

Rogers School Possibilities Narrowing Down

 

The Rogers School consulting group continues their work narrowing down the possibilities for the historic Fairhaven building's future.

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Stratford Group Requests Town Funding For Oxford Project

Fairhaven officials say they were surprised when the Oxford school's development group recently asked for town funding, and even more surprised when they saw for how much...

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

Fairhaven Residents Sound Off On The Rogers School’s Future

Fairhaven residents packed into the town hall auditorium Tuesday night to talk about the Rogers School.

A number of town officials along with members of the consulting firm hired to analyze the property, Kirk and Company, took suggestions from the crowd and answered questions...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Replica of Historic Yacht Stops in New Bedford Harbor

A 139-foot replica of the yacht America made a visit to New Bedford's State Pier Wednesday as part of her 2016 East Coast Tour. 

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City of New Bedford Twitter
City of New Bedford Twitter

City Dedicates Downtown Plaza to Former Mayor Jack Markey

City officials dedicated the Front Street Plaza to former Mayor Jack Markey Thursday for his work in setting the stage for a prosperous downtown New Bedford.

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Marty Walsh/Facebook

Massachusetts Senate Passes Landmark Transgender Bill

BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.

The Senate passed the bill with a 33-4 vote Thursday...

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GSA Auctions
GSA Auctions

New Bedford’s Butler Flats Lighthouse Has a New Owner

The Butler Flats Lighthouse has been sold.

The government auction for the 117-year-old "sparkplug-style" structure ended at 1:45 Monday afternoon, with the winning bid coming in at $80,000...

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