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Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM
Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Developers Learn What New Bedford Has To Offer

More than 50 potential developers toured New Bedford on Thursday, getting a look at vacant property and buildings as possible sites for future economic development.....

Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos and his staff led bus tours throughout the city, visting sites in the North End, South End, Downtown and along the Waterfront

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

‘Natural’ Playground Opens In New Bedford’s North End

City officials cut the ribbon on a new playground in the North End.

The River's End Park is situated in a quiet location on the banks of the Acushnet River, and is aimed to bring children back to basics with play areas made out of natural materials

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Robber Gets Cigarettes But No Money

An early morning robbery in the North End nets a robber plenty of cigarettes, but no cash.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that around 3 a.m. a man armed with a gun entered the the Sam's Mobile on Ashley Blvd

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook

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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TSM - New Bedford City hall

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
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
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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