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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook

Schooner Earnestina Headed Out-Of-State For Repairs

The Schooner Ernestina _ the official tall ship of Massachusetts _ is heading out of state for a multimillion dollar restoration project, which is not sitting well with some people on Cape Ann.

The 112-foot fishing schooner was launched in Essex in 1894

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William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Low Oil Prices Good News For Upcoming Winter

It's been some time since oil prices have been as low as they are right now, which is good news for New Englanders who must consider their heating bill during the colder months.

Bruce Morell, director of People Acting in Community Endeavors, or PACE, says the organization's fuel assistance program may be able to help out more applicants this year

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Bear Hug Robbery In New Bedford [VIDEO]

 

A man was put in a bear hug during a robbery Sunday afternoon.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 66-year-old victim was walking in the area of County Street and Rivet Street around 12:45 p.m. w

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Councilors Delay Third Version of ‘Problem Properties’ Ordinance

The New Bedford City Council has once again tabled Mayor Jon Mitchell's "Problem Properties" ordinance.

The Council's Committee on Ordinances last night weighed the third version of the ordinance, which has been whittled down to bring action against landlords after eight valid complaints of a criminal nature, instead of ten complaints that would have included criminal, code, and zoning violations

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mayor Focuses On Continuing City-Wide Improvements

Mayor Jon Mitchell is looking to what the next fiscal year has in store for improvements in the city through the Capital Improvement Program.

The plan was put into effect for Fiscal Year 2014, with the City bonding for $5

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Honors Area Veterans

It was a banner year for the Veterans Day Parade in New Bedford.

Thousands of people lined Union and Pleasant Streets to simply say 'thank you' to the men and women from around the area that have served in our nations Armed Forces

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Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Wanted: Salvation Army Bell-Ringers

The familiar sounds of bell-ringing outside of grocery stores and other high-trafficked areas have begun to fill the ears of shoppers.

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign is accepting donations ahead of the holiday season to help provide toys for children, coats for the homeless, food for the hungry, and many other charitable causes

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TSM
TSM

Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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TSM

Groundfishing Industry To Take Another Severe Blow

More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.

NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table

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Support Our Veterans With The New Bedford Veteran’s Day Parade

Organizers of New Bedford’s Veterans Day Parade announced that more than one dozen veterans’ organizations and seven different bands, including the award-winning New Bedford High School and Dartmouth High School marching bands, as well as the Portuguese-American Band and the Senhor da Pedra Band, will march in the parade on Tuesday morning

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