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Councilors Question Casino Host City Agreement

It's a safe bet casino talks will continue for months in New Bedford.

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Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM
Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM

Wing-Eating Contest Raises Money To Help Victims Of Child Abuse

Emergency personnel responded to a five-alarm incident in Westport Thursday night, but there was no fire. Police and firefighters from all over Bristol County participated in the annual chicken wing-eating contest at White's of Westport to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell To Deliver State of the City Address Thursday

Mayor Jon Mitchell's State of the City address is being presented Thursday afternoon.

The address will focus on the most recent year of Mitchell's administration, and how the City fared in 2014

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Boys & Girls Club Receives New Equipment From SCBA

One of the very first charges taken on by the South Coast Business Alliance was a partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of New Bedford. In 2007, the group saw an opportunity to contribute to a cause that would p

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

New Bedford Council Considers Taking Closer Look at LED Streetlights

The New Bedford City Council is looking to take a proactive approach to a number of complaints regarding the LED streetlights installed last year.

Ten councilors have signed onto a motion that would schedule a ride-along with councilors, a representative from Siemens energy, and the City's Energy Manager to take a look at some of the areas of New Bedford that residents have described as poorly lit

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Boston 2024 Citizens Meeting at UMass Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Boston 2024 Citizens Meeting at UMass Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford And Fall River Officials Offer Venues for Boston Olympics

Southcoast officials urged a Citizens Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday night at UMass Dartmouth to consider both New Bedford and Fall River as locations for Summer Olympic events, if Boston ends up hosting the Olympics in 2024

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Could Receive Extra $2.1 Million for Road Repairs

Help could soon be on the way for cities like New Bedford dealing with post-winter improvements.

Representative Antonio Cabral has advanced a bill through the House Committe on Bonding, which he chairs, that authorizes up to $200 million for the maintenance of roads and bridges managed by municipalities throughout the state

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Rosa Say,flickr
Rosa Say,flickr

Accident In New Bedford Involving Car And School Bus

No injuries were reported following an Tuesday morning accident in New Bedford that involved a car and a school bus.

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Drawing from City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises
Drawing from City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises

Mitchell: “Without Concessions I Would Have Walked Away”

Mayor Jon Mitchell says KG Urban Enterprises was willing to make concessions in key areas and that's why a casino on New Bedford's waterfront is once step closer to happening.....

Among the provisions the Mayor sought were annual payments totaling $12

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Credit: Freetown Police
Credit: Freetown Police

New Bedford And Fall River Residents Arrested For Freetown Burglary

Two New Bedford residents and two Fall River residents are under arrest following a burglary in Freetown.

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