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Cash For Unwanted Gifts
What do you do when you end up with a Christmas gift you really don't like or want? After you thank the giver and say how thoughtful it was, how about cashing it in for money, as in cash! Without having to trek back to the store and making a return, eBay will gladly help you out.
Living Elf on the Shelf Now Available
An unidentified Boston-area man has taken the "Elf on the Shelf" Christmas tradition to a new--a far, far creepier--level.
In an ad posted five days ago on the Boston Craiglist page, the man posted the following:
For $100/hour I will come to your holiday party dressed as the Elf on the Shelf…
Starbucks Controversy Returns
Whatever happened to "Eat, drink and be merry?" Starbucks actually discontinued the festive Christmas cookie back in 2010, but it's making the rounds on social media again.
This cute polar bear is supposed to be wearing a festive little scarf around his neck to keep him warm, b…
Santa Now A Political Figure
I'm sure you can remember the homes around your neighborhood going all out with lights and decorations. I recall Maywood Street being one of the most decorated in New Bedford. That was then. This is now.
Decorating the outside of your home for Christmas isn't usually used to send a political message,…
Holiday Shipping Deadlines Are Fast Approaching
It came fast, but the United States Postal Service shipping deadlines are already here!  With an estimated 15.5 billion letters and packages slated to be delivered by December 25th, you're going to want to plan accordingly so items aren't lost in the holiday shuffle.  Here are th…
Top 15 Christmas Gifts from ‘The Landing Gift Shop’
We stopped by The Landing Gift Shop and Chandlery downtown to checkout some of those unique items that would make excellent Christmas gifts for your favorite locals. 95% of their items are made by local artists. Our personal favorite is the "New Bedford" sweater dress that will kee…
‘Just be Good for Goodness’ Sake’
Let me start off by saying that I am very religious. Raised Catholic, attend mass at St. Mary's Church almost every Sunday, and teach first grade Faith Formation at the parish every Saturday morning.
Seeing this "holiday-themed" billboard from American Atheists is very disturbi…
Best Christmas Gift Ever [VIDEO]
I asked around what was the best Christmas gift ever. I heard the usual. And I told each person I spoke with about a Texas couple who surprised their daughters by placing the most incredible gift underneath their Christmas Tree. Wait until you see what it is and their children's amazing reactio…
State Police Christmas Party and Toy Drive
For the past 20 years, the State Police Dartmouth barracks has celebrated Christmas with a get together that assists children in the area. On Thursday, December 17, their tradition of collecting toys continues for local children and their families and distributed through the New Bedford, Wareham and…
Noon Year’s Eve at Buttonwood Park Zoo
Midnight might be for the grownups, but noon is for the kids! Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes the little ones to ring in the new year with apple juice, an animal encounter, a take home craft, and a performance from Great Scott’s Magic Show...

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