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North End Break-Ins

This past week six businesses were broken into in New Bedford's North End.

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Community Conversations Postponed

Concerns about impending snowfall have lead to the postponement of two upcoming Community Conversation meetings.

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Local RadioShack Stores Closing Their Doors

As a result of RadioShack filing for bankruptcy last week, the company will be closing nearly 2,000 stores.

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Jon Faria/ TSM

New Bedford School’s Community Conversation

The first of three scheduled community conversations took place last night at New Bedford's Roosevelt Middle School.

Parents and community members were invited to attend and take part in the discussion regarding the improving school system

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Mass. State House / Getty Images

Mass. House Okays Baker’s Budget Shortfall Plan

Partisan politics did not surface in the Mass. House on Wednesday, when lawmakers, mostly all Democrats, gave near-unanimous support to a budget shortfall plan offered by Republican Governor Charlie Baker

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images

NStar Awards New Bedford For LED Initiative

NStar has awarded the City of New Bedford nearly $1.2 million.

The energy company granted the funds to the City for the first two phases of the streetlight conversion project, in which New Bedford is replacing nearly 10,000 street and traffic lights with LED fixtures

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

New Bedford May Join Other Communities In Search of Cheaper Utility Rates

The City of New Bedford may soon join a host of other Southcoast communities in shopping for better utility rates.

In light of recent rate hikes from companies like NStar, municipalities like Fall River and New Bedford are banding together with smaller towns to form a municipal aggregation, pooling their purchasing power and getting better rates from other suppliers

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New Bedford’s Point-In-Time Count

Mayor Jon Mitchel kicked off New Bedford's annual point-in-time count program at City Hall today.

Teams of volunteers will be walking the streets and checking hot-spots like shelters and transitional houses to count the homeless in the city

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New Bedford Police

Fugitive From Puerto Rico Arrested In New Bedford

Police have arrested a man in New Bedford wanted for a double homicide in Puerto Rico.

New Bedford and State Police, along with officers from the United States Marshall's office arrested 36-year-old Luis Carrasquillo-Lizardi at his Brock Avenue apartment Wednesday morning

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Davis Turner/Getty Images

Where Does New Bedford’s Snow Go?

So where does all of this snow go?

In New Bedford, the Whale's Tooth Parking Lot along Acushnet Avenue serves as the dumping ground for the snow that piles up on city streets.

Department of Public Infrastructure Commissioner Ron Labelle tells WBSM News though we've had a lot of snowfall, there's still plenty of room in the lot

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