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Manuel Garcia Courtesy of Ed Camara
Manuel Garcia Courtesy of Ed Camara

Portuguese Feast Kitchen Manager Dies

Members of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Committee are remembering 85-year-old Manuel Garcia of Onset, who was found in waters off Onset on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at Tobey Hospital.

For many years, Garcia was the kitchen manager at the feast, and spokesman Edward Camara tells WBSM News, Garcia will be hard to replace

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UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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[UPDATE] Fatal New Bedford Fire Under Investigation

UPDATE 7PM - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the death of a man found in a burned home in New Bedford's West End has been ruled suspicious.

The State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The victim's

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New Bedford Man Arrested For Breaking Into Cars

New Bedford Police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into cars in the West End over the weekend.

29-year-old Stephen Tavares was arrested early Sunday morning after police received reports of a man possibly breaking into vehicles in the area of Chancery and Parker Streets

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Teacher’s Investigatory Meeting Postponed Again

An investigatory meeting slated for today between the headmaster of New Bedford High School and teacher Joanne Maura has once again been postponed.

The Superintendent's office says today's postponement was requested by the teacher's union

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Track Club Members Prepare to Run Boston Marathon

Several members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club plan to run this year's Boston Marathon. Member Theresa Fernette had crossed the finish line last year before the first of two bombs exploded on Bolyston Street and tells WBSM News that at first people didn't realize what was happening

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Autopsy On Dead Baby Scheduled, Police Searching For Mother

The investigation continues into the death and disposal of a newborn baby outside of a County Street home.

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Bristol County D

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Remains Of Dead Infant Found On New Bedford Street

New Bedford Police say the remains of a deceased baby have been found on a city street.

Police confirm the body of the child was found around 6:30pm Friday in the area of County and Adams Street.

Massachusetts State Police and officials with the Bristol County District Attorney's office are on the scene assisting in the investigation

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Tavares, Fowler/Wareham Police

Wareham Police Arrest Two After Traffic Stop

Wareham Police take another illegal handgun off the streets following a vehicle stop on Thursday.

The stop happened on Cranberry Highway after the vehicle at first attempted to elude police.

According to Interim Police Chief Kevin Walsh,  police found a loaded

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DePina,Brume/New Bedford Police

Two Charged After Police Search New Bedford Apartment

Two New Bedford residents are under arrest after police searched their apartment.

New Bedford Police assigned to the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at 146 Nye Street, Apt

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