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New Bedford Responds to Casino Developer’s Demands

Neither side is budging when it comes to an apparent stand-off between the City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

KG Urban representatives are urging Mayor Jon Mitchell to endorse their proposal for a casino at the Canon Street Power Station

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Student Reports Knife Shown at New Bedford Bus Stop

An alert New Bedford Public School student was quick to phone police this morning while waiting for the school bus.

According to Superintendent Pia Durkin's spokesperson, Jonathan Carvalho, police responded to the bus stop in the area of Sawyer and Reynolds Streets after the student reported an adult showing a knife at the stop

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SRTA Weighs Options on New Bedford-Fall River Route

Too many customers is a nice problem to have. But Southeastern Regional Transit Authority Administrator Erik Rousseau sees it as inefficiency, and is looking to make improvements to the heavily used New Bedford-Fall River bus route.

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Teens Arrested For Bear Hug Robbery [Video]

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a bear hug robbery in New Bedford this past Sunday.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says a 14-year-old male was arrested at the Whaling City Alternative School at 2:00 p

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Legally Tight-Lipped On Arbitration Award for Firefighters

Next week, the City Council will take a vote on an arbitration award that will grant New Bedford firefighters a 7.5% raise over the next three years. The entire package will cost taxpayers $4.1 million dollars, which will come out of the City's General Fund

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David Santos (left) with Rev. Russ Chamberlan - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
David Santos (left) with Rev. Russ Chamberlan - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Man Uses Beard to Raise Money for Mercy Meals and More

A local man has raised nearly $3,000 in just three weeks for Mercy Meals and More.

After seeing a video of Reverend Russ Chamberlain on one of his daily food pick-ups, David Santos decided to help out by putting his beard on the chopping block, literally. Santos set up two fundraising accounts, one labeled "shave it", the othe

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ABC Disposal Worker Killed By Garbage Truck

An ABC Disposal employee has been killed on the job.

Bristol County District Attorney spokesman Gregg Miliote says the employee was struck and killed by an ABC Disposal garbage truck as he was crossing the company parking lot late Tuesday afternoon

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New Bedford Explorium’s Sharks and Rays Take Road Trip to Mystic

The rays and sharks are on the road, but it's not a ball game.

The New Bedford Ocean Explorium packed up cow-nose rays, Atlantic stingrays, and white spotted bamboo sharks to be transported to Mysitc Aquarium in Connecticut

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New Bedford Police

Police: Woman Used Teenage Son In Heroin Operation

New Bedford Police have removed 58 grams of heroin from the street after a drug raid in the city over the weekend.

Police say they executed a search warrant at 395 North Front Street, Apt. 3, Friday evening after an investigation into suspected drug-related activity involving 32-year-old Adawilda Costoso

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook

Schooner Earnestina Headed Out-Of-State For Repairs

The Schooner Ernestina _ the official tall ship of Massachusetts _ is heading out of state for a multimillion dollar restoration project, which is not sitting well with some people on Cape Ann.

The 112-foot fishing schooner was launched in Essex in 1894

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