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Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.
Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.

Cocaine, Suboxone, and Nearly $10K Cash Seized by New Bedford Police

NEW BEDFORD - A small amount of drugs and nearly $10,000 in cash is seized by New Bedford Police.

Officers with the Narcotics Division carried out a search warrant Wednesday night at an apartment at 70 Ruth Street in the South End after an investigation into a cocaine distribution service being run out of the home...

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TSM
TSM

Buttonwood Park Zoo Placed in ‘Hall of Shame’ for Elephant Habitat

NEW BEDFORD - The Buttonwood Park Zoo has once again appeared on a list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants.

The list, compiled by In Defense of Animals, places the New Bedford zoo in their "Hall of Shame," making this the seventh consecutive year the zoo has appeared on the list...

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At Least 11 Shots Fired in New Bedford’s South End

NEW BEDFORD - Nearly a dozen gunshots rang out Sunday night in New Bedford's South End.

Police say just before 9pm Sunday, reports of gunfire at Roosevelt and Ruth Streets were reported...

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Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook
Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook

New Bedford’s Precious Pacyderm Ruth is Feeling Better

Ruth the elephant is doing much better.

Buttonwood Park Zoo Director Keith Lovett says it was touch and go for the pacyderm Friday and Saturday as she was suffering from gastrointestinal stasis...

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Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook
Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook

Stable But Guarded: Update on New Bedford’s Ruth the Elephant

Buttonwood Park Zoo Director Keith Lovett says there's not much change in Ruth the elephant's condition. Ruth is reported as suffering from gastrointestinal complications, and hasn't been able to pass food...

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Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook
Buttonwood Park Zoo/Facebook

New Bedford’s Ruth the Elephant is Very Sick

One of the Buttonwood Park Zoo's biggest residents is sick.

For several days, Ruth the Elephant has been dealing with gastrointestinal difficulties...

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Piper the Fox
Piper the Fox

Free Fun Friday

Today, Friday, August 21st, is Free Fun Friday at the Buttonwood Park Zoo and the perfect day to enjoy a family outing, courtesy of The Highland Street Foundation, who is picking up the tab, giving you and the kids free admission to see Emily, Ruth, the Bears, Piper the Fox and all their animal neighbors...

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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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