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Volunteers and family gather in front of M4 Sherman on Papineau Square. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Volunteers and family gather in front of M4 Sherman on Papineau Square. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Papineau Square Rededicated Following Restoration

Nearly 60 years to the day, Papineau Square in New Bedford's north end was rededicated Saturday morning. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Honors Courage, Sacrifice of Fishermen With New Monument

Hundreds of people celebrated the installation of New Bedford's Fishermen's Tribute Monument in Tonneson Park on the city's waterfront Thursday evening. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Bench Dedicated in Honor of Local Vietnam Vets

A local branch of the Massachsuetts Army National Guard now has a memorial of its unique service to the Vietnam War.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Remembers Veterans With Ceremony at Clasky Common

The New Bedford Memorial Day Parade may have been canceled, but the sacrifices made by veterans were still remembered during a brief ceremony at Clasky Common Park Monday afternoon.

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Hon. Armand Fernandes and Bruce Oliveira read the names of the Memorial Role | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Hon. Armand Fernandes and Bruce Oliveira read the names of the Memorial Role | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Fishermen’s Memorial Service Honors City’s Fallen Commercial Sailors

Usually held on the city's Pier 3, the annual Fishermen's Memorial Service was moved to the Whaling Museum Monday due to weather but still drew a crowd of a few hundred that paid respect to the local fishermen lost at sea.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Voc-Tech Community Gather to Honor Memory of Late Visual Design Instructor

The Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School community gathered together once again Wednesday afternoon as dozens of doves were released in honor of late visual design instructor George Heath.

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Dr. John Saunders speaks to audiance at Tifereth Israel Congregation | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Dr. John Saunders speaks to audiance at Tifereth Israel Congregation | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Survivor Recounts ‘Miracles’ as City Observes Holocaust Memorial

Despite the rain, dozens gathered at Buttonwood Park's Holocaust Memorial and many more filled the main sanctuary of Tifereth Israel Congregation for New Bedford's 35th annual Holocaust Memorial Observance Sunday evening.

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Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Remembers Lives Lost During WWII Exercise Tiger [PHOTOS]

Dozens gathered at Fort Taber Military Park in New Bedford's south end Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to the 749 American soldiers and sailors lost at sea during Exercise Tiger nearly 72 years ago.

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John Masson speaking at 10 year anniversary of Puzzles attack | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
John Masson speaking at 10 year anniversary of Puzzles attack | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s LGBTQ Community Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Puzzles Attack

Members of New Bedford's LGBTQ community joined together Saturday night to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the brutal attacks at Puzzles, the former gay bar located on North Front Street in the city's north end.

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William Brower via YouTube
William Brower via YouTube

College Students Build Memorial To Honor Dead Cockroach

Students at Texas A&M University decided to build a memorial to honor a fellow cockroach after they discovered that it had passed away in a university stairwell.

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