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Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images

City Council Raises Questions About Lack Of Surveillance Cameras

Where are the cameras? That's what Councilor-At-Large Brian Gomes is asking.

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Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho
Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho

City’s Tourism Director Expects Tens Of Thousands To Visit Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan's stay in New Bedford is expected to be a huge tourism magnet for the city.

A number of events are planned over the next two weekends that center on the Morgan's return to the Whaling City

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Don Veronneau
Don Veronneau

Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford [GALLERY]

The Charles W. Morgan returned to New Bedford and the Southcoast for the first time since it's departure in 1941.

Special thanks to all of the listeners who sent in pictures as the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Whaling City's harbor! Enjoy!

 

Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven
Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven

More Photos Of Charles W. Morgan

WBSM listeners were kind enough to send us more photos of the Charles W Morgan making its way to New Bedford. Here's one from Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven who took this shot from Fort Phoenix just as the ship cleared the Hurricane Barrier

This next photo shows the Morgan in the outer harbor, near Butler Flats Lighthouse

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.

Charles W. Morgan Arrives In New Bedford

After nearly 80 years of waiting, the oldest surviving whaling ship is back in New Bedford.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Against Possibility Of Gaming Law Repeal

Mayor Jon Mitchell says it would be irresponsible if Massachusetts voters decided to repeal the state's 2011 casino gaming law.

The Supreme Judicial Court this week ruled Bay State voters could have their say with a ballot question on November 4

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Tosses Loaded Handgun During Police Chase

Police arrest a man after he threw a handgun into a yard while being chased.

According to New Bedford Detective Captain Steven Vicente, a member of the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force from New Bedford and a Dartmouth Detective were on patrol in the Bay Village area of the South End when they observed a man acting suspiciously in the area of Grinnell Street and Acushnet Avenue around 8pm Tuesday

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Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images

New Bedford Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty

A New Bedford man has pleaded guilty to hacking into computer networks around the country.

25-year-old Cameron Lacroix was charged with two counts of computer intrusion and one count of access device fraud

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Education Images/UIG via Getty Images
Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Charles W. Morgan Brings Storied History To New Bedford

Weather permitting, the last wooden whaleship in the world is expected to sail into New Bedford Harbor Wednesday afternoon.

The 173-year-old Charles W. Morgan, originally constructed and operated out of New Bedford from 1841 to 1921, will be spending several weekends in it's original homeport as it tours New England after a multi-year, multi-million dollar restoration

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Otter pups
Larissa Correia/Buttonwood Park Zoo

Otter Pups To Be Revealed Tuesday [VIDEO]

The newest additions to the Buttonwood Park Zoo will be officially revealed to the public Tuesday. 

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