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WBSM’s Jack Peterson Passes Away

One of the most recognizable voices in local radio has been silenced.

WBSM's Jack Peterson passed away Tuesday evening at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford at the age of 70 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer

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Market Basket Board Studying Options

The Market Basket board says it is continuing to evaluate several offers to buy the embattled supermarket chain among other ``strategic alternatives.''

The statement Tuesday said it is considering an offer last week from ousted CEO Arthur T

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook

Mitchell Excited About Donations To Aid Ernestina

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the announcement that two philanthropists have agreed to donate $2.8 million for a complete restoration of the schooner Ernestina is good news for New Bedford and the Cape Verdean community

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook

100th Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament Begins Thursday Night

An event that's sure to draw tens of thousands, if not more, into New Bedford gets it's start this Thursday night.

The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, also known as the Portuguese Feast, will feature a wide variety of entertainment, and all of the food that has been associated with the feast for an entire century

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Fairhaven Police
Fairhaven Police

Police: New Bedford Man Sets Fire To Porta-Potty, Other Items

A New Bedford man is under arrest after taking the phrase "light a match" to the next level.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says on the night of July 21, Police and Fire Departments responded to four different fires, including one at a portable outhouse behing the Hastings Middle School

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Absentee Ballots Available At City Hall

The Massachusetts State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and the New Bedford Elections Commission has announced that absentee ballots for this election are now available through the Elections Office at New Bedford City Hall.

Any registere

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

A Warm Embrace For Sun Of A Beach Festival [Gallery]

A couple of clouds and some passing showers didn't keep SouthCoast residents from enjoying New Bedford's inaugural Sun of a Beach Festival at Fort Rodman this past Saturday.

Residents enjoyed an afternoon filled with island music, cold brews, and plenty of food and fun

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New Bedford Embraced Sun Of A Beach Festival [PHOTOS]

The day may have been a little more cloudy than previously predicted, but it didn't stop South Coast residents from flocking to Fort Tabor for a little rest and relaxation at the inaugural Sun of a Beach Festival. 

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Market Basket Customers Finding Empty Shelves

Customers at the Market Basket store in New Bedford are being urged to sign petitions supporting the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas as company President. Demoulas was ousted earlier this month by the company's Board of Directors

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Investigate Two Separate Robberies Within 24 Hours

New Bedford Police are investigating two separate armed robberies.

The first took place early Wednesday afternoon at the Quichelenses Market on North Front Street when a black male wearing a hat to cover his face entered the store and demanded all the money from the cashier

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