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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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Ebay

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 - 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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Youtube

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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TSM - Mid-Week with Mayor Jon Mitchell
TSM - Mid-Week with Mayor Jon Mitchell

Mitchell: Snow Removal Budget Exhausted

The City of New Bedford has spent its entire snow removal budget, and its only the first week in February.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City exhausted the remainder of its $350,000 budget for snow removal while battling two storms this week

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Past Comes Alive in Historic New Bedford

Costumed re-enactors will bring local history to life on Thursday, February 20 as important personages tell their story at the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. From candy making to harpoon-throwing, the event celebrates our local history with personages like the inventor of the toggle harpoon, Lewis Temple, confectioner Polly Johnson, Civil War hero and Congressional Medal of Honor winner William J

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Learn to Save Lives As A Lifeguard

Remember how many countless TV shows glamorized the job of lifeguard? Well, now is your chance to learn to save lives by becoming a lifeguard. New Bedford Parks and Recreation will be offering a lifeguard training course in cooperation with the Friends of Fall River Heritage State Park and MA Conservation and Recreation

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Police Photo - Nathan Manuel-Jackson
Police Photo - Nathan Manuel-Jackson

Cop-Shooting Suspect Held Without Bail

A New Bedford man charged in the shooting of a Narcotics Detective last month, has been found to be a danger to the community. 

A spokesperson for the District Attorney's office tells WBSM News,  Nathan Manuel-Jackson was ordered held without bail, following a dangerousness hearing Monday in New Bedford District Court

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New Bedford Police Search for Stabbing Suspect

New Bedford Police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed Sunday morning in the South End.

A fight broke out between two men around 1:30am Sunday, around County and Winsor Streets. During the fight, one of the men pulled a knife and stabbed the other four times

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