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Gov. Patrick Announces $25M For New Housing Units

Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million to create over 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income families.

Patrick made the announcement Tuesday during a stop at the site of a planned veterans' housing project in Haverhill

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Getty Images - Homeless Count

Homeless Counted in New Bedford

Volunteers have finished hand-counting the number of homeless people in New Bedford.

Joseph Maia, coordinator with the New Bedford Office of Housing and Community Development says it will take some time to process all of the completed surveys, but he doesn't expect the total to be far off from last year's count of 338

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Called Off Wedding Turns Into Bacchanal for Homeless

Everything was all set for Tamara Fowler's wedding when suddenly it was called off. So, what did this Atlanta bride do to find a way to get through a very tough time?

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Watch Hillarious Video About Panhandling in NYC

We all need a break from the stress of daily life. If you want a few minutes of pure enjoyment and laughs, then you'll want to check out this video of a panhandler on the New York City subway. It's not your typical type of pan handling, and really sheds some light on how we all could use a little bit of help. 

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Mercy Meals

No Money Forcing New Bedford Mercy Meals To Close

New Bedford's only breakfast program that feeds, among others, homeless people, is being forced to closed a few days this week because there's no money, whatsoever.

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YouTube

Abercrombie & Fitch Issues Response, While Man Donates Clothes To Homeless

Recently, Abercrombie & Fitch CEO, Mike Feffries started a fire storm by saying he didn't want "not so cool" kids who are larger sizes to wear his company's clothes!

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TSM

New Bedford Homeless Count Underway

Nearly 400 people were labeled homeless in New Bedford last year, and the annual count is underway to see if that number has risen or fallen.

The 2013 Point-In-Time Homeless Count began at 2pm Wednesday, with about 30 volunteers hitting the pavement for 24 hours, surveying those living on the streets and in shelters

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Homeless R.I. Man Arraigned in New Bedford

A homeless Rhode Island man has been arraigned in New Bedford District Court after violating his terms of bail.

According to the Bristol County DA's office, 21-year-old Dylan Harris was arrested in Dartmouth as the result of an investigation after area residents expressed concern over Harris's presence near a Dartmouth school

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Investigating Three Weekend Robberies

Sunday was a busy day for robberies in New Bedford. Police are investigating 3 seperate incidents.

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