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Convicted Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 12-To-15 Years

A New Bedford man is sentenced to 12 to 15 years in state prison after being convicted of trafficking in excess of 200 grams of cocaine.

Thirty-five year old Emmanuel Hernandez was sentenced on Friday in Fall River Superior Court

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Jim Phillips | TSM

EPA to Award More Funding for New Bedford Brownfield Site

Another round of funding for brownfield clean-up initiatives is being announced in New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, Congressman William Keating, and EPA Administrator Curt Spalding will announce a $400,000 grant being awarded to the City by the EPA, to put towards clean-up efforts at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site in the near-North End

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arraigned On Weapons Charges

A New Bedford man is facing firearms charges following his arrest Sunday afternoon.

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Big Eyed Phish- Dave Matthew Tribute Band

The Dave Matthews Songs We Can’t Wait to Hear at Sun of a Beach

In true Dave Matthews Band form, Big Eyed Phish won't tell us a single song they are going to play at Sun of a Beach.  While every DMB jam is a good one, we hope that these three songs are definitely included.

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City Commission Looks To Question Voc-Tech Supt. Over Former Teacher’s Racial Remarks

The City's Human Relations Commission has some questions for Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech's superintendent.

Voc-Tech teacher Lino Cabral resigned last week after posting controversial racial remarks to social media in April.

Human Relations Commission member Kevin Thomas tells WBSM News it appears Superintendent

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Couple Accused of Defrauding Dell Computers

New Bedford Police have arrested local couple in connection with a computer fraud scheme.

Earlier this month, detectives were contacted by Dell Computers, alleging the company had been defrauded by New Bedford resident Paul Marino

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Photo by Jerry Redfern/LightRocket via Getty Images

City Plans Crackdown On Illegal Peddling

The New Bedford City Council passed two motions during Thursday night's meeting addressing the long-standing issue of illegal peddlers on city streets. 

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Jon Faria/TSM

New Drug Treatment Facility Denied In New Bedford

New Bedford residents living near the proposed drug treatment facility on Brigham street showed up in mass to Thursday's Zoning Board of Appeals hearing.

After over an hour of testimonies, the Board unanimously denied the facility a special permit to be in a residential district

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New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM
New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM

New Bedford Leases Ten Electric Cars For City Fleet

The City of New Bedford is replacing ten, 20-year old passenger vehicles with new electric cars.

The new Nissan Leafs were on display Thursday outside City Hall.

New Bedford is leasing the electric cars for three years, at a fraction of what it might cost for leasing conventional vehicles

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Local Steelworkers Flex Union Muscle

Members of the local steelworkers union rallied in front of the Allegheny Ludlum plant in the South End of New Bedford Thursday.

The industry-wide union contract with the steel manufacturer is set to expire on June 30

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