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Cape Verdean Parade, Fireworks Highlight First Big Summer Weekend
Summer is officially here, and it's time for some of the best-loved traditions in New Bedford to kick off July.
The 45th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at Buttonwood Park, an…
Mayor Mitchell Announces Sponsor for Independence Day Fireworks Display
NEW BEDFORD- Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that Hawthorn Medical Associates will sponsor the Fourth of July Fireworks Display this year.
Kathy Murray of Hawthorn Medical presented a $10,000 check to Mayor Mitchell and City and Tourism Marketing Director Dagny Ashley to fund the Independence Day event.…
Fairhaven Police Getting Tough on Illegal Fireworks
Fairhaven Police are strongly enforcing fireworks laws in the town. Sale, possession, and use of fireworks is illegal in Massachusetts, unless conducted by licensed professionals.
Sgt. Kevin Kobza tells WBSM News in the wrong hands, fireworks can be extremely dangerous...
Wareham Police Arrest Two on Gun, Alcohol Charges
While spectators for Wareham's Fourth of July fireworks were celebrating their freedom, two men were being arrested nearby.
Police Chief Kevin Walsh says officers working the fireworks event Saturday received information that one of three people walking on Onset Avenue may have had a handgun...
Five for the Fourth
Today we celebrate our country's birthday, and there plenty of awesome events happening across the SouthCoast in recognition of Independence Day.
Here's our list of Five Things to Do for the Fourth:
4th Of July Firework Cruise
WBSM wants you to cruise with us on the Seastreak Fast Ferry this Independence Day. Watch the New Bedford firework display in style this year! Our four-hour tour of the New Bedford Harbor includes great music with DJ Gazelle and a full service bar...
Patriotic Songs and Movies to Help Celebrate This Weekend
In honor of the holiday weekend, we took it upon ourselves to assist you in your celebrations with Patriotic songs. We compiled this list from suggestions our listeners gave us, but I added a few personal country favorites as well.
Miley Cyrus
Party in the USA
Trace Adkins
Toby Keit…
New Bedford Man Arrested in July 4th Break-In
A man accused of breaking into a music store on the Fourth of July has been arrested in New Bedford.
Police say 18-year-old Raul Cruz-Martinez of Nye Street was taken into custody just after 9:30 Friday night, after the owner of the International Guatemala Musica store saw the suspect ride by his Acu…

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