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Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM
Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Developers Learn What New Bedford Has To Offer

More than 50 potential developers toured New Bedford on Thursday, getting a look at vacant property and buildings as possible sites for future economic development.....

Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos and his staff led bus tours throughout the city, visting sites in the North End, South End, Downtown and along the Waterfront

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Man Tumbles Off New Bedford Hurricane Barrier

Details are scant at this time but police say a man walking along the newly installed cement walkway atop the New Bedford hurricane barrier Monday afternoon suffered serious injuries.

Lt. John Chaves of the New Bedford Police Department says the man's injuries were severe enough to warrant transportation to Rhode Island Hospital

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Mass. Clean Energy Center
Mass. Clean Energy Center

New Bedford Name Will Remain On Commerce Terminal

New Bedford's name will remain on the Marine Commerce Terminal project.

State Senator Mark Montigny tells WBSM News that the state's Clean Energy Center has reversed course and decided to leave the name intact

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Unarmed Robbery suspect Brett Lourenco. Credit: New Bedford Police
Unarmed Robbery suspect Brett Lourenco. Credit: New Bedford Police

Man Charged With Unarmed Robbery In The South End

A man was hospitalized with minor injuries following an unarmed robbery in New Bedford's South End Wednesday afternoon.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the 53-year-old man was found bleeding from the face when officers arrived near Division and County street around 4:30 p

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Police crime scene

Shots Fired In The South End

New Bedford Police are investigating after five shell casings were found near Bluefield Street and Matthew Street early Thursday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that gunshots were detected in the area at roughly 3:40 am by the department's shot spotter system

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Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police
Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police

Two Suspects Arrested In Roosevelt St. Drug Raid

More than 80 grams of heroin was seized during a Tuesday afternoon drug raid in New Bedford's South End.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says officers executed a search warrant on the third floor of 49 Roosevelt street following an investigation into a drug delivery service

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Photo from Mass. Clean Energy Center
Photo from Mass. Clean Energy Center

Alves: Council Being Kept “In The Dark” About Marine Commerce Terminal

City Councilor David Alves feels the Council is being kept in the dark about future operations at the Marine Commerce Terminal, now under construction in the South End.

Alves think's the Council should get a guided tour of the project

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Education Images/UIG via Getty Images
Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

New Bedford Police Arrest Two After South End Drug Deal

New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes

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Dan McCready/Townsquare Media
Dan McCready/Townsquare Media

Owners Of Lebanese Kitchen Pledge To Come Back

The owners of a popular South End restaurant, destroyed Friday in a fire, say they'll be back in business soon.  The owners of the Lebanese Kitchen and their family also lived in the building, and lost everything in the fire

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

“Soccer Mom” Minivan Used In New Bedford Heroin Deliveries, Driver Arrested

A Providence man is under arrest in New Bedford after police say he was making heroin deliveries in a minivan.

According to Detective Captain Steve Vicente, police developed information that a 2001 Honda Odyssey was being used to make heroin drops in the South End of New Bedford

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