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July 4th Fireworks On Saturday

There are four fireworks shows scheduled for Saturday night on the Southcoast. Of course, the City of New Bedford is sponsoring a fireworks display at 9 over New Bedford Harbor.

In Fall River, fireworks are scheduled at 9:30pm over Battleship Cove

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New Bedford Beaches Re-Open

The New Bedford Health Department has announced that all of the city's beaches have reopened for swimming on Friday.

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Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images
Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images

UMass Dartmouth Hoping to Diversify Nursing Workforce In Region

The College of Nursing at UMass Dartmouth has received nearly $300-thousand from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

University spokesman John Hoey says the money will be used to encourage more minority students to consider nursing as a future career

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Beach Closures In New Bedford

The City of New Bedford has announced that there will be beach closures on Thursday.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Mercedes-Driving Teen Arrested on Drug, Firearm Charges in New Bedford

Drugs, cash, and a loaded gun are seized after police stop and search a car in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says State and local police stopped a 2006 Mercedes Benz at Page and Allen Streets Wednesday night after obtaining a search warrant for the car and it's operator, 19-year-old Joey Wilson of New Bedford

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Credit: Google Maps

Knifepoint Robbery In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating an early morning knifepoint robbery.

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Ingram Publishing

Thursday Morning Accident

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area near Coggeshall St. and Route 18 in New Bedford as emergency crews are on the scene following a two car accident.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Heroin, Ammo Found In Apartment Near New Bedford Elementary School

New Bedford Police make a drug bust near an elementary school.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says members of the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at 37 Morgan Street late Tuesday night as the result of an investigation by Detective Donald Williams

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Getty Images

Lightning Strikes On The Southcoast

At least two lightning strikes were reported on the Southcoast after thunderstorms rolled through the area on Wednesday.

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

The Whaling Museum Celebrates Cape Verdean Recognition Week

With the 40th anniversary of Cape Verde's independence from Portugal coming up this July 5th, the New Bedford Whaling Museum held a presentation to commemorate the day on Tuesday.

The presentation featured Julius Britto, an American-born Cape Verdean

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