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Deteriorated portion of the Coffin-Howland House at Hazelwood Park | Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Deteriorated portion of the Coffin-Howland House at Hazelwood Park | Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Partial Demolition of Coffin-Howland House Moves Forward

The City Council's Committee on Appointments and Briefings unanimously voted to approve the partial demolition of the Coffin-Howland House at Hazelwood Park after a public hearing Monday evening.

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Brenda Weiss speaks during International Overdose Awareness Day program at Paaca / Jim Phillips TSM
Brenda Weiss speaks during International Overdose Awareness Day program at Paaca / Jim Phillips TSM

PAACA Building Community Allies In Fight Against Opioid Abuse

Opioid abuse in New Bedford continues to claim lives, but the fight to save lives is gaining allies everyday.

PAACA hosted a program on Monday to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, and to update the community on efforts to educate the public on how they can help loved ones overcome addiction

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Photo Courtesy of New Bedford Police
Photo Courtesy of New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested in Connection to Theft, Break-In

New Bedford Police say surveillance video from two separate incidents led to the arrest of a New Bedford man Monday morning.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says a man was caught on camera Thursday stealing a leafblower and a weedwhacker from an Acushnet Avenue driveway, with the same man being recorded breaking into Sunshine Donuts on Belleville Avenue the next morning

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HAZMAT INCIDENT

Asbestos Contamination Displaces Over a Dozen Residents in New Bedford’s South End [VIDEO]

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HAZMAT response on Salisbury StreetHere's a video of New Bedford firefighters responding to a probable asbestos/lead response with HAZMAT suits on Salisbury Street this afternoon. It's reported that a young man was power washing a house when asbestos/lead w

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Facing Stolen Vehicle Charges

One man is under arrest and two suspects remain at large after a stolen car was spotted in New Bedford Saturday night.

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Police Identify Motorcyclist Killed In New Bedford Crash

New Bedford Police have released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a Saturday afternoon crash.

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Faith Community Stands With Schools As New Year Begins

For the past ten years, the local faith community has come together to offer support to the city's school teachers and administrators. That tradition is set to continue as the new school year approaches.

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Dan McCready/TSM

New Bedford To Observe Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day will be observed this Monday in New Bedford and across the world.

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Early Morning Motorcycle Crash In New Bedford

Injuries are being reported following an accident Friday morning involving a motorcycle and a motor vehicle.

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Photo Courtesy of New Bedford Police
Photo Courtesy of New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Pleads Guilty to Raping Child

A New Bedford man is sentenced to up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the sexual assault of an underage girl.

The Bristol County District Attorney's office says 38-year-old Nathaniel Rodrigues pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to multiple charges including rape of a child with force and indecent assault and battery of a person under 14

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