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New Bedford Embraced Sun Of A Beach Festival [PHOTOS]

The day may have been a little more cloudy than previously predicted, but it didn't stop South Coast residents from flocking to Fort Tabor for a little rest and relaxation at the inaugural Sun of a Beach Festival. 

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Market Basket Customers Finding Empty Shelves

Customers at the Market Basket store in New Bedford are being urged to sign petitions supporting the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas as company President. Demoulas was ousted earlier this month by the company's Board of Directors

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Investigate Two Separate Robberies Within 24 Hours

New Bedford Police are investigating two separate armed robberies.

The first took place early Wednesday afternoon at the Quichelenses Market on North Front Street when a black male wearing a hat to cover his face entered the store and demanded all the money from the cashier

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Zack Wittman for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Mayor Mitchell Supports Market Basket Protests and Boycott

Count Mayor Jon Mitchell as a supporter of Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO of Market Basket.

Arthur T. was ousted as CEO last month, and replaced by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.

Loyal longtime workers have taken to protesting the sudden change, with work at many of the 71 Market Basket locations coming to a screeching halt

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Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

New Bedford Police Arrest Two After South End Drug Deal

New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes

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New Bedford Police

Possible Robbery Leads To Drug Arrests In New Bedford

Two New Bedford men have been arrested on drug charges.

According to the Standard Times, 32-year-old Travis Mendes of Summit Street and 24-year-old Ryan Blithe of Brook Street were taken into custody just after 2am Wednesday morning after police noticed a group of men including Blithe and Mendes outside the Cumberland Farms at Rockdale Avenue and Kempton Street

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Another Chance To See The Charles W. Morgan

Did you miss the Charles W. Morgan during its visit to New Bedford?  You have another chance to see the historic vessel on Wednesday (7/23) and again this weekend.

The Morgan will be towed through the Cape Cod Canal between 5-and-6pm on Wednesday, and will later dock at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at Buzzards Bay

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Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

Why Go Solar?

Technology continues to amaze me. Not just by what it can do, but by how it works. Solar energy, for instance, continues to grow by leaps and bounds in efficiency. Did you know there's an ongoing project to make all of our public roadways sol

Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas.  Photo by Dan McCready / TSM
Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

New Bedford Market Basket Employees Demonstrate

Cars honked in front of the Market Basket in New Bedford as protesting employees demand the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.  He was ousted by the store's Board of Directors earlier this month

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

Fall River To Host Familiar Event Under Different Title

New Bedford's loss is Fall River's gain.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan announced Monday the city will be hosting a festival similar to the now absent Whaling City Festival next year.

In fact, organizing the Spindle City Festival is former Whaling City Festival President Joe Eugenio, who joined Mayor Flanagan in Monday's press conference

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