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Possible Answer For The Homeless

One of the most pressing challenges on the South Coast is the issue of establishing a sustainable day-time shelter for the homeless. The main obstacles are the usual culprits: money, location, staffing and what services it could help the homeless with

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Mercy Meals Directors Discuss Departure Of Reverend Russ

For many years the Reverend Russ Chamberlain was the personification of Mercy Meals and More and the work they do in the community.

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Mercy Meals Shelter Needs Supplies And Volunteers

Mercy Meals and More has activated their temporary shelter at 634 Purchase Street in New Bedford as the area deals with the frigid cold which followed the recent snowstorm.

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Photo by George Jurasek
Photo by George Jurasek

New Bedford Schools To Close On Thursday

The Superintendent of the New Bedford School District says school has been canceled on Thursday because of extreme cold temperatures.

Temperatures are expected to drop to near zero tonight and early Thursday

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Reverend Russ Chamberlain Robbed of Gift Cards, Sentimental Coins

New Bedford Police are looking into the apparent theft of a safe from Reverend Russ Chamberlain's home.

Reverend Russ, who operates Mercy Meals and More, says he allowed a less fortunate man he knew to stay with him for a while

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David Santos (left) with Rev. Russ Chamberlan - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
David Santos (left) with Rev. Russ Chamberlan - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Man Uses Beard to Raise Money for Mercy Meals and More

A local man has raised nearly $3,000 in just three weeks for Mercy Meals and More.

After seeing a video of Reverend Russ Chamberlain on one of his daily food pick-ups, David Santos decided to help out by putting his beard on the chopping block, literally. Santos set up two fundraising accounts, one labeled "shave it", the othe

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Taylor Cormier Puts A Local Twist On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, my time has come!

Scott Reiniche nominated me two days ago, but within that same 24 hours, I was also nominated by City Councilor At Large Linda Morad, so I figured that gave me an extension on the challenge

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Skydive Newport

Help Mercy Meals and More By Pushing Taylor Out Of A Plane!

It's no secret that Mercy Meals and More has become one of my favorite charitable causes throughout Greater New Bedford. Though I don't have much time to volunteer, I think putting my life on the line once a year is a pretty good way of making up for it

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New Bedford’s “Night-Mayor” Dies At 72

A fixture in Downtown New Bedford for many years has passed away.

Zaritt died Sunday afternoon of natural causes in Wareham. He was 72.

Many folks may remember Michael Zaritt as a perennial candidate for several elected offices, including Mayor

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Skydive Newport

Taylor Skydives! [Video]

After a few postponements, the troop of seven, including myself, jumped out of a plane for Mercy Meals and More!

It was incredible! And the amazing part of it all was I wasn't scared one bit. While it was an extremely exciting experience, it was very calming at the same time

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