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State Pier Needs New Ownership
According to a new report our state pier is crumbling, managed poorly and operating in red ink. Surprise. Surprise! Par for the course with a government operation. New Bedford's State Pier is run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation which is under the window of Energy and Environmen…
Young Sailors Competing In Buzzards Bay This Weekend
Lots of boats are in the water this weekend off Fort Tabor in New Bedford. That's the site of the Buzzards Bay 420 Championships.
Hundreds of young boaters are competing for trophies, some from as far away as Chicago, New Orleans and communities up and down the East Coast...
Mitchell: Feast Security Is A Top Priority
Mayor Jon Mitchell says security is a top priority at this weekend's Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, the Mayor says there has been no specific threat received, but because of recent events around the world, anytime that large crowds gather, se…
New Bedford Named As Clean Energy Leader
The Whaling City is making a name for itself as being the solar city.
Tuesday afternoon at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, non-profit group Environment Massachusetts announced a recent report naming New Bedford as a clean energy leader in the country...
Cape Verdean Parade And Celebration Attracts Thousands
Its a rite of summer in New Bedford...the annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade, celebrating the independence of the Cape Verde Islands, and the contributions of Cape Verdean Americans to New Bedford.
This year's parade on Saturday featured lots of music, dancers, several floats and veteran…

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