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Sendoff Friday For Samantha Johnson
There's a big sendoff planned Friday for singer Samantha Johnson of New Bedford.
Johnson is heading to New York City to perform on "America's Got Talent." During earlier performances she's earned rave reviews from the judges and studio audiences...
New Harbormaster Greets Waterfront Community
The new Harbormaster for the Port of New Bedford is a Cape Cod native and graduate of Mass. Maritime Academy who's spent ten years working on the ocean.
David Condon says he's been given a warm welcome on New Bedford's waterfront during his first month on the job...
Chowder Festival Attracts Thousands To State Pier
Organizers of the 9th annual New Bedford Chowder Festival say the turnout for Sunday's event on Pier Three appeared to be the largest ever in Chowder Festival history.
Thousands lined up to sample both clam and seafood chowders, stuffed quahogs  and specialty soups...
Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor
According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.
On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell.
The Mayor told reporters, he appreciates Coakley's style of governance, working with c…
New Launch Service In New Bedford Harbor
Mayor Jon Mitchell and officials with the Harbor Development Commission cut the ribbon Tuesday on a new boat launch service off Pier Three.
The service is located between Pier Three and the State Pier and will transport recreational boaters visiting New Bedford from their vessel to the shore...