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Former City Solicitor Expresses Doubts About Tiverton Casino

Twin River has expressed interest in moving the Newport Grand casino from Newport, R.I. to Tiverton, R.I. right across from the Massachusetts border.

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Two Years Later, Problem Properties Ordinance Gains Approval

The "Problem Properties" Ordinance in now in the books after a 8-3 vote by the City Council Thursday.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Vote Slated For June

New Bedford voters will decide the future of the proposed waterfront casino in less than two months.

The City Council approved a June 23 ballot question during Thursday night's meeting with a 10-0 vote.

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Mitchell: Tiverton Casino Proposal May Give Mass. Gaming Commish Second Thoughts

How does a proposal to move a Rhode Island casino closer to the Massachusetts border affect New Bedford's chances for it's own gambling venue?

Twin River, which owns Newport Grand, is proposing a move from Newport to Tiverton, possibly to compete with New Bedford's waterfront casino proposal, and the hopes of a casino in Somerset

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Everett Hoagland Reads Poetry At UMass Dartmouth Library

A packed UMass Dartmouth library listened on as 2015 Langston Hughes Award-winner Everett Hoagland read his works Tuesday afternoon.

The award is given to African-American writers who's work focus on social changes and equality, much like Hughes

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Purse Snatching In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating after a purse snatching Monday afternoon.

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‘Good Times’ Actor Ben Powers Dies At 64 In New Bedford

Ben Powers, who played Thelma's husband Keith Anderson on the final season of "Good Times" in 1978, has died at the age of 64.

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

New Bedford VA Outpatient Clinic Holds Open House

After one year of renovations and $2.5 million, the Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street opened its doors to local vets during an open house event Saturday afternoon.

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Workshop For 2nd Round of Fishing Disaster Relief Being Held in New Bedford

The Division of Marine Fisheries is holding a workshop in New Bedford Friday for shoreside businesses that have felt the impact of the fishing disaster.

Eligible fishing crew members, lumpers, and longshoremen are invited to attend the workshop, and fill out applications for Phase Two Groundfish Disaster Economic Assistance

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Credit: New Bedford Police Department
Credit: New Bedford Police Department

Missing New Bedford Teen Found

A New Bedford teen, who was reported missing, has been found and is now home.

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