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Help Wanted: Poet Laureate

The City of New Bedford is looking for its next poet laureate.

The City's Cultural Council, at the request of Mayor Jon Mitchell, is making an application available for the unpaid position, which carries a three-year appointment that will begin on May 1

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Former Pennsylvania Mayor Coaxes New Bedford To Welcome Casino

The former mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, drew similarities between New Bedford and his city in terms of casino development.

Mayor John Callahan appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live", speaking about KG Urban Enterprises' involvement in bringing a casino to Bethlehem, a former steelworks city

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Fourth Arrest In Months-Old New Bedford Homicide

Another arrest is made in connection with a November 2013 homicide in New Bedford.

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter's Office says 29-year-old Antonio Rodrigues, Jr. of Summer Street has been arrested and charged with firearm-armed assault with intent to murder and accessory to murder after the fact in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Sharone Stafford on November 23, 2013

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2014 State of the City Address/TSM

Mitchell Delivers State Of The City Address

Mayor Jon Mitchell delivered his annual State of the City address Tuesday, calling for a new Fairhaven bridge and increased economic competitiveness. Ward 2 City Councilor Steven Martins, however, said the address was short on specifics and that something needs to be done about New Bedford having the highest unemployment in the state

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New Bedford Clinches ‘Cultural District’ Designation

New Bedford is officially home to a cultural district.

The Massachusetts Cultural Council Board affirmed the designation of the New Bedford Seaport Cultural District, which encompasses about 20 downtown city blocks

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested For Stealing Scrap Metal

A New Bedford man is arraigned after he was found loading his truck with sheet metal.

Tuesday evening, police responded to Crapo and Winsor streets for a report of a male breaking into the Don Adams property

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TSM - USPS Real Estate Specialist Joseph Mulvey addressing the City Council
TSM - USPS Real Estate Specialist Joseph Mulvey addressing the City Council

Fate Of Downtown Post Office Still Unknown

The future of the Downtown New Bedford Post Office is still uncertain after last night's public hearing.

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Another Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Against Massachusetts

Another company that lost out in its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts has sued the state, alleging its application was scored incorrectly.

It's the fourth lawsuit that claims the state awarded 20 provisional licenses too hastily

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Half-Marathon

Who finished first at the New Bedford Half-Marathon?

Lowell resident Reuben Sanca finished first in Sunday's 37th annual New Bedford Half-Marathon. Sanca crossed the finish line at 1:05:52. The 27-year-old runner said he was grateful to see supporters along the course

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New Bedford Set For Half Marathon Sunday

Downtown New Bedford is the place to be Sunday, with over 3,000 runners taking off and returning to the start/finish line of the 37th Annual New Bedford Half Marathon.

The race, organized by the Friendly Sons of St

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