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Andrade: Crime Result of City Leaders ‘Failing’ Youth

Community activist John "Buddy" Andrade says New Bedford as a community is failing the youth.

"These kids want things to do. They're not bad," Andrade said...

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Community Activist Reacts To Shootings

More shootings in New Bedford on Wednesday, prompting a community activist to speak out.

John "Buddy" Andrade is questioning the effectiveness of the city's surveillance camera system, in the wake of an apparent drive-by shooting Wednesday in the South End that hospitalized a 23 year old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen...

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Andrade Backs Fellow Activist’s Account Of Clinton Story

Another activist is coming forward to discuss Hillary Rodham Cinton's encounter with a girl in a wheelchair.

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Two replica handguns./ Education Images/UIG via Getty Images
Two replica handguns./ Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Andrade Seeks Buyback Program For Toy And Replica Guns

A community activist in New Bedford has asked community leaders to consider creating a toy and replica gun buyback program in the city.

During a recent interview on WBSM's Brian Thomas Show, John Andrade said many toy guns, starter pistols, and BB guns look like the real thing, and can lead to confrontations with police sometimes with tragic consequences...

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Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

Candlelight Vigil Honors Survivors Of Homicide Victims

The survivors of a dozen homicide victims in New Bedford gathered Tuesday night at the Peace Garden at Acushnet Avenue and Russell Street to remember their loved ones...

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Mass. Clean Energy Center
Mass. Clean Energy Center

Andrade Says He’ll Seek Injunction Over Local Hiring

A community organization will be in court on Monday, seeking an injunction to recind the labor agreement that covers hiring at the Maritime Commerce Terminal Project in the South End...

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