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Why Go Solar?

Technology continues to amaze me. Not just by what it can do, but by how it works. Solar energy, for instance, continues to grow by leaps and bounds in efficiency. Did you know there's an ongoing project to make all of our public roadways sol

Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas.  Photo by Dan McCready / TSM
Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

New Bedford Market Basket Employees Demonstrate

Cars honked in front of the Market Basket in New Bedford as protesting employees demand the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.  He was ousted by the store's Board of Directors earlier this month

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

Fall River To Host Familiar Event Under Different Title

New Bedford's loss is Fall River's gain.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan announced Monday the city will be hosting a festival similar to the now absent Whaling City Festival next year.

In fact, organizing the Spindle City Festival is former Whaling City Festival President Joe Eugenio, who joined Mayor Flanagan in Monday's press conference

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TSM - File photo

Peter Britto Beloved by New Bedford

Every once in a while, callers to the station want to bring up an article or a column I wrote for The Standard-Times. Normally, I try to not mix my jobs together, but when it comes to telling the story of the wonderful Peter Britto, I'm more than happy to make an exception

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Kerry Winterson/Facebook

First Shark Recorded In New Bedford-Based Tournament

A mako shark has been recorded as the first and only catch of day one of the North Atlantic Shark Tournament being held out of New Bedford.

The nearly 7', 282-pound shark was brought onto City Pier Three and shown off to those who had come to see the catch of the day

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Report: 200 Jobs Supported By Visitors To Whaling National Historical Park

A new National Park Service report shows over 9.6 million visitors to national parks in Massachusetts spent nearly $500 million at the parks in 2013.

The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park saw over 276,000 visitors last

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City Council Appoints Former Member, Current Employee, As City Clerk

The City Council appointed former councilor Dennis Farias to the position of city clerk Thursday night, with the body voting nine-to-two to accept Farias over Assistant Carver Town Clerk Elizabeth Nichols

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City Council Wants Update on Downtown Post Office Closure

The U.S. Postal Service is poised to shutter the downtown post office for good, and that's not sitting well with At-Large City Councilor Naomi Carney. Carney said it makes no sense that the post office will be moved out of downtown

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New Bedford Beach Closures

The New Bedford Health Department has announced some recreational beach areas will be closed Thursday due to high bacteria counts caused by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding.

Towers 1 and 4 and Davys Locker on East Rodney French Blvd will be closed

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New Bedford Goes 1950′s Thursday Night

You may think you're in an episode of The Twilight Zone if you're in downtown New Bedford Thursday night, but Rod Serling won't be making an appearance.

It's actually Joe Jesus' 23rd annual 50's Night, bringing classic cars and music to Union and Purchase Streets all night long

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