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State Seeks Public Input On Spending Groundfish Disaster Aid

A sparse crowd filled the Waypoint Event Center in downtown New Bedford for a public discussion on how to spend nearly $7 million in federal relief aid for local commercial groundfishermen. 

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Pierce, Cormier - Courtesy of Dartmouth Police
Pierce, Cormier - Courtesy of Dartmouth Police

Two Arrested in South Dartmouth After Police Find Drugs, Gun

Two men are arrested in Dartmouth after a home is raided by police.

According to Detective Kyle Costa, Dartmouth and New Bedford Police, along with the South Coast Anti-Crime Team, executed a search warrant Tuesday night at 2 Slocum Farm Drive in South Dartmouth, and seized a

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Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Homes Evacuated After Discovery of Artillery Shell

A few moments of excitement in a South End neighborhood after the discovery of an explosive device.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says fire crews were called to 41 Ruth Street Wednesday afternoon where an old artillery shell had been found

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Additional Police Officers On Hand for 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

The 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament begins Thursday evening, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the celebration should be one of the safest yet.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the City and the Feast Committee have added additional police officers both on and off of the feast grounds

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Taylor Cormier/ TSM
Taylor Cormier/ TSM

Mayor Mitchell Fills 10,000th Pothole

On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell held a press conference on Worcester Street in the north end to fill the city's 10,000th pothole.

After commending the Department of Public Works for their efforts, Mitchell helped fill the milestone pothole

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Credit: New Bedford Police Dept.
Credit: New Bedford Police Dept.

Stabbing Suspect Apprehended

New Bedford Police have arrested a man in connection with a July 11 stabbing.

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Lopez, Baptista - Courtesy of New Bedford Police
Lopez, Baptista - Courtesy of New Bedford Police

Father, Son Arrested for Dealing Cocaine From New Bedford Apartment

Nearly $10,000 and several bags of cocaine are netted, and two men are arrested after New Bedford Police raid an apartment.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News officers carried out a search warrant at 600 Cottage street Monday evening, and found $9,967 in cash and four bags of cocaine in the apartment

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Man Accused Of Trying To Rob Same Business Twice

A New Bedford man is under arrest after police say he tried to rob the same business twice.

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Dublin's Sports Bar and Grille - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Dublin's Sports Bar and Grille - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Police Say North End Shooting Victim Is Uncooperative

A shooting victim is reported to be in good condition at Rhode Island Hospital following an altercation with a group Monday afternoon.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s Form-Based Zoning Project Moves Forward

As New Bedford looks to make key areas of the city more adaptable for their unique needs, a team of private design and planning consultants continue to seek input from residents and business owners.

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