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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Day Of Portugal Celebration Weekend Kicks Off

This year's Day of Portugal celebration kicked off Thursday night with a flag raising ceremony outside New Bedford City Hall.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Wants To Hear From Fire Chief

The City Council hopes to talk with New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes about why he feels the need to look for employment somewhere else.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Marion Fire Chief Applicant Chosen

After a long application and interview process, the Marion Select Board has decided to offer Cumberland, RI Assistant Fire Chief Brian Jackvony the position of fire chief.

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Dan McCready/Townsquare Media

Rev. David Lima on Casinos: All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

In addition to opposition from the fishing industry, a local clergyman is also taking a strong stance against a New Bedford casino.

Reverend David Lima of the Inter Church Council of Greater New Bedford was a panelist at Wednesday night's forum on KG Urban Enterprises' casino proposal

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Credit: massgaming.com

KG Urban Application Moves Forward

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has determined that KG Urban has submitted the documentation required as part of RFA-1 application process for a Region C Casino license.

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Sweat, Matt/Getty Images

New Bedford Resident Reported Seeing Missing Inmates

The search for two inmates who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora at one point extended to New Bedford.

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Couple Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

A New Bedford couple was arrested Wednesday after authorities found 46 animals, both living and dead, in their home.

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Stern Talks Limitations and No-Smoking At New Bedford Casino

Pending approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, KG Urban Enterprises forges ahead with a New Bedford casino proposal.

The City and KG Urban have agreed to strict building restrictions, including limited signage and a scaled-down hotel

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Man Robbed While Responding to New Bedford Craigslist Ad

A Mattapoisett man is robbed at gunpoint after responding to a Craigslist ad in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 21-year-old victim from Mattapoisett was interested in buying a dirt bike advertised on Craigslist, but when he arrived at the given address in the Brickenwood housing development Tuesday night, he was met by a male suspect armed with a large gun

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Getty Images

Support Shown For Ending Mandatory Minimum Sentences In Mass.

Proposals for ending mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders is sparking much debate in Massachusetts.

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants was among those on Beacon Hill Tuesday calling for the elimination of what he called a ``one-size-fits-all'' approach to punishing drug crimes

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