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“Mutant” Fish Thriving in New Bedford Harbor

It's a prime example of natural selection at work.

A species of fish in the New Bedford Harbor has adapted and is now thriving, even though the sediment has been contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) for decades

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Presidents Having Visited New Bedford

February is the month Americans celebrate Presidents Day. So, I wanted to give this former Washington's Birthday holiday a local spin by trying to find out how many presidents either campaigned or visited New Bedford and this area

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New Bedford Police Hdqtrs

Frustrated Robber Takes Entire Register From New Bedford Bakery

A frustrated robber ends up stealing an entire cash register in New Bedford Thursday night.

According to Det. Cap. Steven Vicente, the man walked into Sara's Bakery on Acushnet Avenue and threatened the female clerk with a knife, demanding money

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Council Wants to Host Interviews with School Violence Witnesses

City Councilor Brian Gomes says inaction by the School Committee has motivated him to get the City Council involved as it pertains to reported violence in New Bedford Public Schools.

Gomes wants the Council to meet with students and teachers at the middle and high school levels, who have seen fights and other forms of violence firsthand

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Mitchell Wants To Keep Post Office As Is

A real estate specialist with the U.S. Postal Service is looking to relocate services provided at the Downtown New Bedford Post Office on Pleasant Street.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's "dead set" against it

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Weston Observatory

UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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Downtown Post Office Could Relocate

The future of the post office building in Downtown New Bedford is unclear.

Joseph Mulvey, a Real Estate Specialist with the U.S. Postal Service, has been in contact with city officials, indicating the historic building is too large for what services are provided there, and it's becoming too costly to maintain

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‘A Time For Justice’ Captures Black History Month Locally

A Time For Justice" is a powerful short film that embraces the spirit of the civil rights movement with historical footage, as well as personal accounts, from those who participated in the struggle

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Homlyke Bakery - Facebook

Homlyke Bakery Closes It’s Doors

Homlyke Bakery and all branch stores have apparently closed down for good.

The bakery's Facebook page posted a status Friday afternoon, indicating the closure:

"For all our loyal customers, family, friends and second family..Ho

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NBHS Seniors Speak Out Against ABC 6 Segment

ABC 6's segment on violence in New Bedford High School has motivated some students to speak out. Seniors Eldric Abreu, Jesse Almeida, and Tito Fernandes, Jr., appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live", accentuating the positive aspects they've experienced at the high school

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