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Gifts To Give Hosting Conversation on Children and Social Media

While the internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest tools of the 21st century, some say it can be crippling to those who use it incorrectly.

A community conversation on Children and Social Media is taking place Thursday evening, with several guest speakers who are concerned about children's safety and overexposure to the internet

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Credit: Dighton Police
Credit: Dighton Police

Florida Residents Arrested For ATM Skimming Operation

Three Florida residents are under arrest after police discover an ATM skimming operation that targeted ATMs in Dighton and New Bedford.

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training ship Sagres / Photo by: MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images
training ship Sagres / Photo by: MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images

Portugal’s Tall Ship Sagres To Visit New Bedford In July

The Portuguese tall ship "Sagres", which serves as a training vessel for Portugal's Navy, will be making a stop in New Bedford this summer.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral tells WBSM News, the Sagress will be making stops along the East Coast, before coming to New Bedford in early July

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Courtesy of City of New Bedford
Courtesy of City of New Bedford

New Bedford Housing Office Receives State Recognition

New Bedford's Office of Housing and Community Development has received an award from MassHousing.

The Outstanding Partner Award was recently awarded to the New Bedford office for it's commitment to homeownership, homebuyer dedication, homebuyer education, lead paint removal, and other services

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City of New Bedford Implements Immediate Hiring Freeze

The City of New Bedford has put a freeze on hiring for the foreseeable future.

The City's Chief Financial Officer, Ari Sky, sent a memo to department heads informing them of the hiring freeze, citing excessive snow removal costs, expiring grants, and a multitude of other expenses as the cause for the immediate action

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New Bedford Couple Granted Dream Wedding

How's this for a love story? You're 18 year-old Brian, with a crush on a girl named Sue in your senior class, but she's not allowed to date. So you drift apart after graduation, only to find her on Facebook 25 years later

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Jacqueline Galloway sharing her personal accounts of working for low wages in the healthcare field.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Jacqueline Galloway sharing her personal accounts of working for low wages in the healthcare field.

Healthcare Workers In The SouthCoast Are Calling For A Living Wage

Some of the most vital staff in local hospitals aren't making a living wage.

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Mitchell Offers Condolences To Family Of Fisherman

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is offering his condolences to the family and friends of a fishermen who apparently fell overboard Sunday night, about 35 miles southeast of Nantucket.

The fishing vessel "Hear No Evil" out of New Bedford recovered the body and positively identified the crew member

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police Cruiser Collides With Taxi

New Bedford Police are investigating a late night accident involving a cruiser and a taxi.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News the collison occurred at the intersection of Elm and Pleasant Streets around 11pm Sunday night when the police cruiser broadsided a Star cab

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

EPA Awards $200k To New Bedford for Brownfield Redevelopment

The EPA has awarded the City of New Bedford a $200,000 grant to further clean-up efforts at a brownfield site.

The grant will go towards work at the former Payne Cutlery site at the southernmost section of Church Street

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