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Credit: City of New Bedford
Credit: City of New Bedford

Sullivan Named President of National Community Development Association

NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford's Director of Planning, Housing and Community Development is now also heading up a national organization. Patrick Sullivan was recently named the President of the National Community Development Association...

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OPINION | Barry Richard: Greater New Bedford Could Be Spoiler For Warren

Good news and bad news for those of us looking to rid Massachusetts of its senior U.S. Senator. The bad news is that she enjoys a fairly solid approval rating...

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Listener submitted photo/Facebook
Listener submitted photo/Facebook

Box Truck Ends Up in Ditch at Route 18 and Coggeshall Street

NEW BEDFORD - A box truck ended up in a ditch where construction is ongoing in the near North End of New Bedford Wednesday morning.

Massachusetts State Police say the accident took place around 5:30 a...

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Jerry Pinto/Facebook
Jerry Pinto/Facebook

Jerry Pinto Staying On As Chair of Neighborhoods United

Jerry Pinto isn't going anywhere.

The chairman of Neighborhoods United had said back in May that he planned to step down from his position, which he had held since 2013, following the National Night Out Against Crime event that took place on Tuesday evening...

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Heather Perkins/Facebook
Heather Perkins/Facebook

Bomb Threat Suspect Continued to Be Held Without Bail

NEW BEDFORD — Heather Perkins, the 37-year-old New Bedford woman arrested last week after making several bomb threats and threats of murder toward police and media members, was back in court Tuesday morning...

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New Jacobs School Won’t Be Ready for Start of School Year

New Bedford's new state-of-the-art elementary school for the South End won't be ready when the new school year begins on August 31.

In a letter dated July 31, New Bedford Schools Superintendent Dr...

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Tom Ervin/Getty Images

Targeted Mosquito Spraying Thursday in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes...

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Google Maps

New Bedford Narcotics Sweep Yields 10 Arrests

New Bedford Police narcotics unit made 10 arrests Monday as part of a citywide sweep targeting narcotics use in the city.

As a result of the sweep, police made the following arrests from 1-4 p...

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Tim Dunn/Townsquare Media

Jon Mitchell Announces Candidacy for Fourth Term as New Bedford’s Mayor

NEW BEDFORD- A new name has been added to the list of candidates running for Mayor of New Bedford. The current mayor of the Whaling City, Jon Mitchell, officially pulled his election papers Tuesday morning at City Hall...

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Drunk Driver Slams Into Whale’s Tooth Lot Fence

NEW BEDFORD - A Fall River woman is under arrest after striking a city-owned fence in New Bedford.

Police say Maria Luisa Colon, 22, of Fall River, jumped the curb at 500 Acushnet Avenue before 3 a...

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