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State Budget Contains Funding For New Bedford Schools And More

There's some good news for New Bedford schools coming from the state budget.  The spending plan includes an additional $4 million in funding for the city school system. 

Rep. Antonio Cabral made the announcement on Monday, saying its appropriate the delegation has securred the additional money on Supt

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TSM - Ron Hill of New Bedford reads a portion of Douglass' 1852 July 4th Speech.
TSM - Ron Hill of New Bedford reads a portion of Douglass' 1852 July 4th Speech.

Douglass’ 1852 Speech Remembered, Discussed In New Bedford

The New Bedford Historical Society is again remembering the contributions of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. 

The Society on Wednesday hosted a communal reading at the Friends Meeting House of Douglass' fiery 1852 speech

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Cape Verdean Prime Minister Visits New Bedford On Saturday

The City of New Bedford is welcoming the Prime Minister of Cape Verde and members of his Cabinet to the city. 

Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves is meeting with city officials and members of the Cape Verdean community at 10am Saturday at the Corson Maritime Learning Center in the National Park

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Frederick Douglas Photo - New Bedford HIstorical Society
Frederick Douglas Photo - New Bedford HIstorical Society

First Lady Honors New Bedford Historical Society

 

The New Bedford Historical Society has been honored by the White House for their work in preserving the history of the Underground Railroad in New Bedford. 

The Society was designated a "Preserve America Steward" by First Lady Michelle Obama. 

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