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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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Dartmouth Man Charged with Filming Nude Child Found Dead

A Dartmouth man arrested last month for videotaping a nude child has been found dead.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 42-year-old Carlos Fortes of Slades Farm Lane was found dead in the basement of a New Bedford home by a family member Monday night

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Don’t Take Photographs – Make Them

Would you like to learn how to take better photographs? Photographs that tell a story! Recently, Eric Mikal Birkeland, President of the Whaling City Camera Club joined me on-air to show some of the most extraordinary photos on the radio, the most visual of all mediums

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Painting With A Splash Opens In Historic New Bedford

Historic New Bedford has had its share of famous artists, from landscape painter Albert Bierstadt to the founder of the modern movement in American art, Albert Pinkham Ryder. And starting now, everybody can enjoy the art of "Painting With A Splash," whether you are an artist or a first timer! Painting With A Splash is the newest addition to downtown entertainment

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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Local Man Convicted of Robberies in New Bedford and Fall River

A 20-year-old Fall River man is sentenced to at least a decade in state prison in connection with three armed robberies last year.

New Bedford Police say 20-year-old Glenn Antonio Ortiz of County Street in Fall River will face 10-18 years in prison for a string of robberies, two of which took place in Fall River, and one in New Bedford

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New Bedford City Hall Employees Fired After Month-Long Investigation

A month-long investigation leads to the termination of two employees in New Bedford's Auditor's Office.

The Mayor's Office says Acting City Auditor Lynn Gaspar and a second unidentified employee were fired Friday for improperly coding payroll withholdings which would have allowed them to receive larger weekly "take-home" pay than normal

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