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OPINION| Thomas: Callers Chime Signs Won’t Cure New Bedford’s Panhandler Ills [Video]

When it comes to rectifying a problem, people usually project "something needs to be done." I adamantly retort, "no, the correct thing needs to be done...

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Outrage of the Week: Paul Shanley’s Release and Panhandlers

Paul Shanley's release from prison and panhandler's top this week's list of outrage in the WBSM studio.

Panhandlers' Placards Show Signs Of Continued Economic Hardship
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OPINION | Barry Richard: NB Needs To Play Hardball To Get Rid Of Panhandlers

Geez, why didn't I think of that?  Post a sign asking  people not to panhandle or give to panhandlers.  Think it will work?  Ideas like that could get me elected to the New Bedford City Council...

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Happy Christmas

My South Coast Christmas Wishes; God Bless Us, Everyone

  • May the panhandlers on our streets find proper health care and appropriate medications. May the ones who are mentally and physically able to work, seek and find suitable employment
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To Give Or Not To Give In The Season Of Giving

Tis' the season, for shopping, dining, drinking and for enjoying the family and friends. I love the Christmas season. It also brings with it, a feeling of generosity for people who have enough to share with those less fortunate...

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Credit: Dan McCready/ABC6

Businessman Advertising With Panhandlers

While the New Bedford City Council was debating what to do with panhandlers, one local business owner decided to put them to work.

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More Ideas To Stop Panhandling [Video]

While tackling crime in New Bedford is the purview of the police department, the City Council continues to wage war against a non-crime---Panhandling...

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Sheriff Hodgson Dismissive of Anti-Panhandler Suggestion from New Bedford Council

The New Bedford City Council has been brainstorming on methods to decrease panhandling in the city. Thursday night, Council President Linda Morad presented the possibility of having deputies from the Bristol County Sheriff's Office stand beside people begging for money...

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Let’s Make Them Pay [Video]

Street peddling is protected speech. Panhandling is a viable, hard-working job. Imagine sitting or standing for a few hours with a sign that reads, "Homeless, Need Help, God Bless...

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PLAN B LIFESTYLES-MIC CENTERED

A Plan B For The Panhandler Situation

When it comes to panhandlers, it may be time to institute a Plan B. We know New Bedford City Councilors continue to explore ways to get them off the streets...

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