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New Bedford Clerk Attacked, Two 14-Year-Olds Arrested

Two 14-year-old juveniles have been arrested after an attempted robbery and attack on a New Bedford store clerk.

Police say two officers on patrol around 8:40 Wednesday night heard glass shatter and saw two masked males running from the scene in the area of Rivet and Hyacinth streets in the South End

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Jon Faria / TSM
Jon Faria / TSM

Snow Removal Continues In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says snow removal work is continuing throughout New Bedford, with city crews being assisted by the Army National Guard, and private sector contractors from ABC Disposal and D.W. White

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Police Investigate South End Robbery

New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery of a city man Wednesday night in the South End.

Det. Cap. Steven Vicente says the robbery happened around 7pm in the vicinity of Brock Avenue and Harmony Street

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Three Arrested In The South End On Drug Charges

Three people were arrested Thursday afternoon after New Bedford Police say they took part in a drug transaction in the city's South End.

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Photo by Jonathan Faria
Photo by Jonathan Faria

Why The Deer Was Euthanized Instead of Tranquilized

The euthanization of a deer that busted into a city barber shop Wednesday morning was the only safe outcome. That's according to New Bedford Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel, who says his department, New Bedford Police, and staff from the Buttonwood Park Zoo evaluated the situation before making the decision to shoot the animal dead with a shotgun

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Photo by Jonathan Faria
Photo by Jonathan Faria

Deer Crashes Through Barbershop Window

A deer crashed through the window of a South End business Wednesday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at approximately 8:00 a.m. officers were sent to "Made Barbers" at 259 Rivet Street and when they arrived they saw the animal thrashing about inside the barbershop

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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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