Contact Us
new bedford

new bedford

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.

Read More|Comment

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

Read More|Comment

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

Read More|Comment

Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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

Read More|Comment

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

Read More|Comment

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. 

Read More|Comment

Crime Scene Tape
Getty Images

Update: No Arrests Yet In Weekend Triple-Stabbing, But Weapon Found

Police have not yet made any arrests in Sunday's triple stabbing, but may be getting close. The stabbing left three men wounded, one seriously, after a brawl broke out on Acushnet Avenue near World Famous Pizza

Read More|Comment

Hidden Brook Veterinary Services
Hidden Brook Veterinary Services

Smudge The Cat Is Recovering

Smudge the cat is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery Tuesday morning.

Smudge was the victim of animal abuse, allegedly at the hands of 55-year-old Manuel Erinna of New Bedford. Erinna has been charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly struck the cat over the head with an aluminum baseball bat Saturday when he learned the cat scratched his ex-girlfriend's infant granddaughter

Read More|Comment

TSM
TSM

Whaling City Festival Officially Cancelled

The Whaling City Festival's board of directors has officially cancelled the 2014 festival. In a letter sent out Tuesday night, the 45-year-old festival's directors said the budget simply could not support the event without taking on significant debt

Read More|Comment

savebuzzardsbay,flickr
savebuzzardsbay,flickr

Mayor Mitchell Anticipates More Business After Offshore Wind Announcement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is hoping the efforts the city has taken to break into the offshore wind industry pay off.

The state announced Tuesday four additional leases of over 700,000 acres in Nantucket Sound to be used for offshore wind

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!