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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s Form-Based Zoning Project Moves Forward

As New Bedford looks to make key areas of the city more adaptable for their unique needs, a team of private design and planning consultants continue to seek input from residents and business owners.

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Officials gather on June 4, 2015 at Fort Taber to designate Buzzards Bay as site for Olympic sailing.  / Jim Phillips TSM
Officials gather on June 4, 2015 at Fort Taber to designate Buzzards Bay as site for Olympic sailing. / Jim Phillips TSM

Mayor: Olympic Designation Benefited New Bedford

Like many in Massachusetts, Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's disappointed that Boston will not be hosting the 2024 Olympics after all.

The U-S Olympic Committee withdrew Boston's bid on Monday after Mayor Marty Walsh declined to sign an agreement that would have had Boston picking up the tab if the Olympics had gone over-budget

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Tinkham St. at Acushnet Ave - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Tinkham St. at Acushnet Ave - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Shooting Injures One, Two Detained In North End

Video courtesy of Carlos Pimentel Felix

New Bedford Police continue to investigate a North End shooting that sent one man to the hospital Monday afternoon.

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Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Boston’s Bid For 2024 Olympics Ends

(Associated Press) - Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over.

A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday that the U.S. Olympic Committee has severed ties with Boston

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

Warm Sendoff For Samantha Johnson Before ‘America’s Got Talent’ Appearance

New Bedford pride was out in force at Friday's sendoff for Samantha Johnson at Pier 3 on the waterfront.

The New Bedford native is set to sing at New York City's Radio City Music Hall for the next round of 'America's Got Talent' on Tuesday

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

UPDATE: “Stubborn” Fire Quickly Knocked Down Near Downton New Bedford

Four engine companies and two ladder companies responded to a reported explosion and exterior fire at 45 Richmond Street in the center of the city Friday afternoon.

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Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Mass. Gaming Chair Crosby Unsure of Region C’s Future

When KG Urban withdrew their plans for a New Bedford casino, Brockton was left as the only remaining candidate for the Region C casino license.

Thursday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided to stick with the previously established September deadline before entering applications into Phase Two

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge is Stuck

The New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge is stuck.

Officials with MassDOT say the bridge became stuck in the closed position just before noon.

The bridge is currently closed to marine traffic, but open to vehicle traffic

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Man Says He Was Attacked And Robbed By Juveniles

New Bedford Police are investigating after an altercation with some juveniles left a man with minor injuries.

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Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Scoot Peets speaking at New Bedford Farmers Market grand opening - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Fresh Start For Downtown Farmers Market

The city celebrated the grand opening of the new and improved farmers market at Custom House Square Thursday evening.

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