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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping
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Local Retailers Experiencing Late Surge In Holiday Shoppers

Many retailers across the country have been reporting that Black Friday and other specialty days early in the season weren't as busy as in years past.

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innoxiuss,flickr
innoxiuss,flickr

Chamber Trip To Cuba

Now that the US travel sanctions on Cuba have been lifted, the island is officially available to put on your vacation radar. The destination—which has not been open to Americans since 1962—is full of undiscovered sights, beauty and culture...

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Black Friday shoppers
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South Coast Businesses Doing Well In Holiday Shopping Season

The Holiday Shopping season officially kicked off this past weekend with some specialty shopping days including Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.

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Famed men;s clothing designer Joseph Abboud / Jim Phillips TSM
Famed men;s clothing designer Joseph Abboud / Jim Phillips TSM

Joseph Abboud Praises New Bedford Employees

Acclaimed men's clothing designer Joseph Abboud says he's amazed by what's happened at his Joseph Abboud Manufacturing plant on Belleville Avenue in New Bedford...

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass Job Fair Attracts Hundreds Of Job-Seekers

Government leaders say the recovery is on and companies are starting to hire again. That may be so, but local students looking for work in their chosen fields say they're having a tough time finding employment...

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Dennison kids celebrate / Facebook
Dennison kids celebrate / Facebook

Jim Mathes To Lead Dennison Memorial

There is a new President and C-E-O at Dennison Memorial Community Center in the South End.

Dennison officials announced Tuesday that Jim Mathes has been hired to lead the agency, which provides education and recreation programs for young people in that part of the city...

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TSM - New Bedford City Hall
TSM - New Bedford City Hall

New Bedford Businesses Plead for Light Tax Increases

New Bedford business owners appear willing to take an increase in their property taxes, but not as much as would befall homeowners.

Appearing before the City Council, the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce proposed a residential tax rate of $15...

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Shoppers, Retailers Gear Up For Tax Free Weekend

The President of the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce says retailers are looking foreward to the tax free weekend this Saturday and Sunday...

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Photo - Robert and Kathleen Brunelle, Main Street Formals
Photo - Robert and Kathleen Brunelle, Main Street Formals

Acushent Formal Wear Shop Named “Small Business Of The Year”

The region's Small Business of the Year is a formal wear shop on Main Street in Acushnet. 

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getty images

FBI Agent Deslauriers To Speak In New Bedford

 

The FBI Special Agent in Charge of the investigation into the Boston Marathon Bombings will be in New Bedford next month at the invitation of the Chamber of Commerce. 
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