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‘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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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Elephants Get New Toys

Legendary pacyderm citizens Emily and Ruth are enjoying some new toys thanks to the hard work of students at MassArt.

For the fourth year in a row, the students designed and constructed oversized toys for the elephants at Buttonwood Park Zoo

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New Bedford Police Seek Help In Park Robbery

A woman was a victim of a holdup in broad day light on Friday afternoon according to the Standard Times.

A 24 year woman was robbed at 2:30 PM at Brooklawn Park near the baseball fields According to the victim,a fair-skinned white woman with a boyish haircut who was wearing dark-colored thermal shirt and baggy jeans,demanded everything the victim had

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Some Folks Not Pleased With Custom House Square

While officials are giving Custom House Square Park rave reviews, some local residents have yet to warm up to the renovated park.

Callers to WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" expressed their disappointment in the property, including this man who says the space could have been much more than it is

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TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.
TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.

New Bedford’s Custom House Square Park Opens

It took only five months to transform Custom House Square from a cracked parking lot into a small park with cement paths, plenty of trees, and lush grass.

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

New Bedford Trading Parking Lot for Paradise

They're tearing up a parking lot to put in paradise.

Construction on the new urban park where the Custom House Square parking lot now sits is scheduled to begin Friday. City crews will begin setting up fencing around the site, in preparation for the green space designed by New Bedford native Christopher Reed of Stoss Landscape Urbanism

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City Plans A New Park For Downtown

Residents and business owners got a final opportunity to weigh-in on plans to turn Custom House Square into a multi-use park. City officials and the Stoss Urban Landscaping group presented a conceptual drawing of the area to the public Tuesday night

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robtm2010/flickr

Autumn Revelry Fundraiser to Benefit Fort Taber

A fundraiser to benefit the Fort Taber - Fort Rodman Historical Association and the Military Museum treats guests to dinner tomorrow night.

The First Annual Autumn Revelry offers a sit-down meal at the Fort Taber Park Community Center, catered by M&C Cafe.

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“Boo at the Zoo” Gets Underway in New Bedford’s Buttonwood Park Zoo

Buttonwood Park Zoo's "Boo at the Zoo" fundraiser dares area residents to enjoy a family friendly event at the zoo every weekend in October.

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National Park Celebrates 15th Anniversary. Senator Kennedy, Rep. Frank Honored

Mass. Congressman Barney Frank and the late Senator Edward Kennedy were honored Saturday marking the 15th anniversary of the Whaling National Historic Park in New Bedford.

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