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JIm Phillips / TSM

Prince Henry The Navigator Statue Rededicated

Before the departure of the Portuguese tall ship Sagres on Thursday, it's Captain and crew joined with the City of New Bedford in rededicating the statue of Prince Henry the Navigator at Pope's Island

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Sagres at State Pier

S.T.S. Sagres Arrives In New Bedford

The city of New Bedford welcomed the Portuguese tall-ship Sagres Wednesday morning.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and other local leaders at press conference for the arrival of MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Welcomes First Vessel

New Bedford's Marine Commerce Terminal welcomed its first guest as the MV Thorco Svengorg arrived Monday afternoon.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

School Dept. Makes The Grade In Community Survey Preliminary Results

The New Bedford School Department conducted its second annual Community Survey and saw over a 300% increase in participation from staff, families, and community members compared to last year's.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Casino Proposal

New Bedford residents are betting on a waterfront casino to bring a surge into the city.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Final Casino Forum Draws Crowd Of Support

The final of three public forums discussing the proposed New Bedford casino saw a decent crowd turn out to Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. 

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file photo of New England Fishery Management Council / Getty Images
file photo of New England Fishery Management Council / Getty Images

Fishery Council Votes 7-6 To Reopen Georges Bank Scallop Area

The New England Fishery Management Council has agreed to reopen a scallop area on the northern edge of Georges Bank, an area that's been closed to scallopers since 1994. The news was applauded by New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Attorney Moira Tierney Nominated For Steamship Authority

Attorney Moira Tierney has been nominated by Mayor Jon Mitchell to fill the vacant seat on the Steamship Authority Board of Governors.

If confirmed by the City Council, Tierney would fill the seat held by her late father, the Honorable John Tierney who died several weeks ago

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Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM

Mayor: No Plans To Spend Public Funds For Olympic Sailing Event

New Bdford's elected officials and the local sailing community are applauding the announcement that Buzzards Bay and New Bedford will host the Olympic sailing event, should Boston be awarded the 2024 Olympics

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Mayor: Gloucester’s New Drug Program Goes ‘Too Far’

While New Bedford and Gloucester are homes to key fishing ports in the country, both communities also share the blight of opioid abuse.

This week, the Gloucester Police Department rolled out a new pr

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