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Martins: ‘Just Energy’ Scaling Back Operations In New Bedford

An energy company looking to branch into New Bedford is pulling back for the time being.

Representatives from the company "Just Energy" reached out to Ward Two City Councilor Steven Martins after he filed a motion call

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New Bedford Purse Snatching

A woman had her purse stolen as she walking Thursday night in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 46-year-old woman was walking David St. and West Rodney French Blvd. when a man came up behind her, grabbed her purse, then fled

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Unarmed Robbery In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating after an Unarmed Robbery Wednesday night.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says an 81-year-old man was walking home near Bonney St. and Washington St around 9 p

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Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School/Facebook

Interest, Not Disappointment Accounts For Growing Voc-Tech Waiting List

About 1,000 apply, but only half of the applicants are accepted to Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. The school's 513-person waiting list tops the state when it comes to vocational schools.

Voc-Tech Scheduling and Reporting Coordinator, Sue Demers says while faith in the New Bedford Public School System has waivered, she doesn't associate those feelings with the growing interest in Voc-Tech

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Alaskan Junior High Students Visiting New Bedford

24 junior high schoolers from way up north will be visiting New Bedford this weekend.

On Saturday, students, their parents, and teachers from the Anchor Lutheran Shool in Anchorage, Alaska will spend four hours in the Whaling City soaking up the culture

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Mass. Clean Energy Center

Mixed Feelings on Marine Commerce Terminal Name Change

The City of New Bedford is shouting down the state's decision to change the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The state referred to the project as the Massachusetts or Southcoast Marine Commerce Terminal in press releases last week

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Another Successful Walk For The Schwartz Center

The 26th annual Walk to benefit the Schwartz Children's Center was held Sunday at Fort Taber. Walkers were greeted with a chilly morning but the bright sunshine warmed everyone as they walked the one or two loop course

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Name-Change of South Terminal Causes City vs. State Dispute

Since the conception of the project, numerous city leaders say the construction in South Terminal has been known as the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

But in a release from the state this week, the development has been referred to as the Massachusetts and the Southcoast Marine Commerce Terminal, omitting New Bedford

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New Bedford To Be Cape Wind Staging Area

The developers of a proposed wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod have signed a lease agreement with the state to use New Bedford for staging and construction of the 130 turbine project.

Gov. Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind officials in making the official announcement on Friday at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mural, Memorial Service Mark 9/11 in New Bedford

New Bedford residents let images do the talking as a new mural was unveiled honoring those who join the nation's armed forces. The mural was revealed at the 9/11 Victims and Veterans memorial service held at the Fort Taber Community Center

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