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New Bedford BP Zoo Seals Undergo Surgery

A couple of animals at the Buttonwood Park Zoo have undergone surgery.

The Zoo's two harbor seals, Yellow and Blue, underwent surgery last week to improve their vision and overall eye health. The surgeries involved removing vision impairing cataracts from the eyes of both seals and the repair of a fallen lens in one of Blue's eyes

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city-data.com

Rhode Island, Massachusetts Maps Park On Blackstone River

Officials from Massachusetts and Rhode Island are figuring out the boundaries of a park along the Blackstone River.

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New Bedford Explorium’s Sharks and Rays Take Road Trip to Mystic

The rays and sharks are on the road, but it's not a ball game.

The New Bedford Ocean Explorium packed up cow-nose rays, Atlantic stingrays, and white spotted bamboo sharks to be transported to Mysitc Aquarium in Connecticut

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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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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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synthguy05,flickr

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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