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Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month Proclaimed in New Bedford

Though the month of April is more renowned for it's showers, New Bedford is asking folks to keep an eye out for signs of abuse amongst their loved ones. Mayor Jon Mitchell declared April sexual assault awareness and child abuse prevention month

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Bill Murray Gives New Bedford a Shout-Out on Letterman (VIDEO)

Actor Bill Murray is known almost as much for his eccentric behavior off-screen as he is for his memorable characters on it. In fact, there's an entire website devoted to stories of people who have encoun

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ABC 6 News Interviews NB High Teacher [VIDEO]

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18-year-old Kemar Omar Roselus will be summonsed to court for allegedly throwing a chair in a classroom at New Bedford High School in a video that went viral this week..

The teacher, identified as Joanne Moura spoke to ABC 6 News in Providence last night.

The

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Foster Grandparent Ellie Motta and Mayor Jon Mitchell talk with children at Pace Head Start
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Mayor Mitchell Thanks Foster Grandparents

Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked some special volunteers at Pace Head Start Thursday morning.

As part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mitchell met with several so-called Foster Grandparents, who volunteer their time in the classroom spending quality time with children

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Criminal Charges Filed Against New Bedford Teen In Disturbing Video

New Bedford Police have filed charges against a man believed to be the subject of a viral video.

The mayor's office confirms Kemar Omar Roselus, 18 years of age of New Bedford, has been charged with assault by means of dangerous weapon on a person over 60, and disturbing the school, and malicious destruction of personal property

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New Bedford Makes Public Beaches, Parks, Playgrounds and Zoo Smoke Free

In an effort to encourage residents and visitors to embrace healthy living, the City of New Bedford is posting new “smoke-free” signs at its beaches, parks, playgrounds, and zoo.

The signage reflects the New Bedford Board of Health’s progressive no smoking regulations, some of the most precedent-setting in the Commonwealth

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Festival President: Whaling City Festival Will Return This Summer

It's no "April Fools" joke. The Whaling City Festival is back on this year.

That's the word from festival president Allen Richard who says after meeting with his planning committee Monday night, they decided to take Mayor Jon Mitchell up on his one-time trial offer of a 9pm closing time

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One More For The Road As The Shawmut Diner Closes

The neon lights have flickered off for the last time at the Shawmut Diner, as the business closed down for the last time, Monday.

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have retired from the diner industry, after 33 years of ownership, opting to spend more time with their family

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Well-Wishers Line Up At Shawmut Diner On Final Day

A New Bedford landmark closed its doors on Monday. 

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have operated the Shawmut Diner for more than 30 years.  They recently announced the property had been sold to Cumberland Farms

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Phil And Celeste Thank The Shawmut Diner Family [VIDEO]

After 33 years of ownership, Phil and Celeste Paleologos are closing the doors of the Shawmut Diner for the last time on Monday, March 31st.

Over the years, many people throughout the Greater New Bedford area have worked taking orders, busing tables, washing dishes, and cooking the classic diner food that we've all come to love at the Shawmut Diner

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