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New Bedford Celebrates Former Resident Frederick Douglass

New Bedford is a very special place in the history and journey of the great Frederick Douglass. 175 years ago, Frederick Douglass came to New Bedford through the Underground Railroad. He cast his first vote, as a free man, in New Bedford! Frederick Douglass earned his first pay check, as a free man, getting and shoveling coal for the minister of New Bedford's First Unitarian Church

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Local Man Honored at MLK Remembrance Ceremony

The annual Martin Luther King Remembrance Celebration was held Sunday afternoon at the Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford.

Among the many speakers in attendance was Chairman of the Massachusetts Commission Against Disgrimination, Julian Tynes

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Miss New Bedford Outstanding Teen Joined Us In-Studio (AUDIO)

A new Miss New Bedford Outstanding Teen was crowned yesterday at Keith Middle School.

16-year old Olivia Marques is a sophomore at New Bedford High School and she won the crown over 11 other contestants

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Brooks Elementary School Growing Green Minds

Growing up, I attended many elementary schools around the country, but I don't recall any of them with a large garden, growing vegetables and such! But Brooks Elementary School in New Bedford is one of two schools about to cultivate edibles and young minds with the creation of school based gardens

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MLK Day Honors Service to Others in New Bedford

Creating change is sometimes like yelling at an earthquake to stop shaking. The world, however, has witnessed measurable change brought about by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a mentor of the ages

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Teacher Rally Calls for Halt of Turnaround Plan

Several hundred people gathered outside City Hall Friday, in support of the teachers at New Bedford High School.

New Bedford Educators Association President Lou St. John addressed the large crowd, saying Superintendent Dr

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New Bedford Man Dies in Industrial Accident

A New Bedford man is dead after becoming entangled in machinery at a local fish plant.

Police say 35-year-old Victor Gerena was in the process of flushing out a shellfish "shucking" machine around 1:30 Thursday morning at the Sea Watch International Seafood Company on Antonio Costa Boulevard when the accident happened

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DA’s Office Investigating Double Murder in New Bedford [UPDATE]

Update 10:22am:

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says two people were found dead in New Bedford.

A spokeswoman for DA Sam Sutter says police found the man and woman in a second floor bathroom in a triple decker home at 598 Brock Ave when they responded to 911 calls at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday aft

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mayor Understands Teachers’ Frustrations as Rally is Planned

Those standing in support of the teachers at New Bedford High School are planning a rally this Friday at City Hall. The supporters are responding to the implementation of a turnaround plan at the underperforming school, that calls for the replacement of at least 50% of the staff

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New Bedford Unveils New Police Vehicles

18 new vehicles have been added to New Bedford's Police fleet.

The official unveiling by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Chief David Provencher, and Councilor Brian Gomes took place at Police Headquarters Wednesday afternoon

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