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‘Food for Fines’ Running In New Bedford Libraries This Month

It's the time of year when food pantries are most heavily trafficked, and supplies are in high demand.

The PACE Emergency Food Bank is one of those programs that is in need of immediate food donations, which is why PACE has teamed up with the New Bedford Free Public Libraries to once again run the "Food for Fines" program.

PACE Public Relations Manager Ginny DeSilva tells WBSM Ne

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New Bedford High School Junior Helping Others Find Their Purpose

A New Bedford High School junior who found her purpose in life is looking to help others to do the same.

16-year-old Cierra Vicente founded the "Here for a Purpose" program, after losing several friends to suicide

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A Plan To Regenerate New Bedford Unveiled At City Hall

New Bedford has a new blueprint for economic growth in the city.

A group called the New Bedford Regeneration Committee compiled a report that focuses on reviving Downtown New Bedford, improving port facilities on the waterfront and advancing the city's manufacturing industries

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Mitchell Pleased With CPA Approval

With the support of the voters, the City of New Bedford is moving ahead with the Community Preservation Act. The act places a 1.5% surcharge on property tax bills, excluding the first assessed $100,000

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Massachusetts State Police

New Bedford Man Charged With North Adams Robbery

A New Bedford man is under arrest after allegedly robbing a convenience store in North Adams.

State Police say the man, identified as 25-year-old Geraldo Martell of New Bedford, allegedly robbed the North Adams Cumberland Farms at gunpoint on September 20

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New Bedford Man Charged In Brockton Slaying

A New Bedford man charged with shooting another man in the head minutes after the two had been engaged in an argument has been ordered held without bail.

Jerome Morris pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges including first-degree murder in connection with the Aug

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New Bedford Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Community Preservation Act

New Bedford voters have approved the Community Preservation Act in the city.

The CPA was listed as Question Five on city ballots, with voters approving it by a 54% to 45% margin. That translates into a 1,400 vote difference

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City of New Bedford

New ‘Slow Down’ Signs Sure to Grab Attention in New Bedford

You may notice some new signs around schools in the City of New Bedford.

The new signs, being posted by the City, read "drive like your kids live here."

The signs are being posted in and around school zones throughout the city to encourage drivers to be more aware as they make their way through neighborhoods where there may be a large number of students going about their daily activities

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Judge Rules Flanagan Recall Move Can Proceed

A New Bedford Superior Court judge has made a ruling in the decision whether the move to recall Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan can proceed.

According to the Herald News, Judge Thomas McGuire Jr. released the ruling this morning, saying the recall is constitutional, and Flanagan's

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Cans Across the Park

It's back!  For the 22nd year in a row we'll be collecting non-perishable food items at Buttonwood Park as part of our annual Cans Across the Park Food Drive. 

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