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Mayor: Feast Is About Family, Faith, Food And Fun

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's proud of the Feast of The Blessed Sacrament. The 100th Feast opens Thursday at 6pm in the North End, and continues throughout the weekend.

Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, the Mayor says he's pleased the Feast has stuck to its traditional roots

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Aaron Magnett.  Photo from NECN
Aaron Magnett. Photo from NECN

Update: New Bedford Man Surrenders To Police

A New Bedford man, wanted by U.S. Marshalls for a Federal probation violation, turned himself in to State and local Police Monday afternoon.  According to Det. Capt. Steve Vicente, Aaron Magnett surrendered to State Trooper David Reis and New Bedford Detective Al Silva at a location on Phillips Rd

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Police: Man Beats Cat With A Baseball Bat [VIDEO]

A case of animal cruelty reported in New Bedford.

Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel tells WBSM News, the incident happened on Saturday on Nye Street in the North End.....

The four year old cat required surgery and is expected to survive, although it may lose an eye

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Property Owner Agrees To Clean Tisbury St. Yard

A New Bedford man has signed an agreement, pledging to clean up his North End property over the next week.

The city's Neighborhood Task Force visited 19 Tisbury Street on Wednesday after receiving complaints about debris and unsanitary conditions in the back yard

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Two Women Win Home Ownership Opportunity

Two lucky residents are soon-to-be owners of a new home on in the North End of New Bedford.

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell checks out new trash carts during recent news conference.
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell checks out new trash carts during recent news conference.

Trash Collection Carts Being Delivered

New Bedford's new trash collection system begins next month, but the trash carts needed for that program are being delivered to residents now.

Ken Blanchard of the Department of Facilities and Fleet Management tells WBSM News, the cart deliveries began Monday in the far North End

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Ingram Publishing

Update: Pedestrian Killed In North End Accident

Police Chief David Provencher says a pedestrian died early Wednesday morning in the North End of New Bedford after being struck by a car.

The crash happened at Nash Road and Acushnet Avenue around 7:30am and is now under investigation by the accident reconstruction team

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UFOs Over New Bedford! [VIDEO]

I'm an optimistic skeptic. So I have my own explanations for strange things I might happen to see, and then hope I'm wrong.

I was standing outside my North End home Wednesday night around 7pm, when I noticed four red, flickering lights floating across the sky

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Nab Bank Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police arrested a man they say robbed a bank last week in the North End.

34-year-old David Frates has been charged with masked armed robbery and putting a person in fear for the purpose of stealing, after police say he held up the St. Anne's Credit Union on Acushnet Avenue last Tuesday at gunpoint.

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Null Value,flickr

New Bedford Man Shot In North End

New Bedford Police detectives are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in a north end neighborhood that injured one man.

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