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Two People Rescued from South End Fire

New Bedford Police and Fire rescued two people from a burning house in the city's South End early Saturday morning.

The Dartmouth Street fire was reported just after four o'clock, when a 9-year-old occupant was awakened by smoke alarms

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Hundreds Of Students Learn And Give Back on MLK Day

 

Hundreds of middle school students spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day attending a teach-in about the famed civil rights leader and other historical events, peacefully marching through the South End and volunteering at Gifts to Give on Cove St

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Local Historian Reacts To Berkshire Hathaway Demolition

The New Bedford mill where billionaire investor Warren Buffett first made his mark is being torn down. 

Roland Letendre, who's owned the Berkshire Hathaway mill in the South End for years, started demolishing the structure on Monday after years of trying to sell it

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell addresses marchers
TSM - Mayor Mitchell addresses marchers

Marchers Show Their Support For Marine Commerce Terminal Project

Environmentalists protesting fossil fuel-burning power plants made a stop in New Bedford Thursday morning, to show their support for wind power, and the Marine Commerce Terminal project in the South End

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Police Hope Suspect Will Emerge On Downtown Surveillance Video

The investigation into a pair of sexual assaults this month in New Bedford is continuing .  Police are hoping video from surveillance cameras will lead them to a suspect in at least one of the cases.  WBSM's Jim Phillips has more

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ORPH, Inc. Will Continue Under New Leadership

ORPH, Inc. is making it clear....they're not going anywhere.

But, after nearly ten years, and only $5,300 to show for it, the organization has agreed to go on hiatus, and regroup in September to continue their efforts to restore the Orpheum Theater in New Bedford's South End

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City of New Bedford - Congdon-Lucas House
City of New Bedford - Congdon-Lucas House

New Bedford Searching for Developer to Restore Landmark

The stone house in the center of Hazelwood Park is currently vacant and closed to the public, but the City is looking to change that.

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Bristol County Savings Bank Opens Two Branches In New Bedford

The President of Bristol County Savings Bank says he's excited about the bank's most recent expansion in New Bedford. 

The bank opened two branch banks this month at 37 Rockdale Avenue and 1657 Acushnet Avenue

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pennylrichardsca,flickr

New Bedford Woman Robbed of Purse on South End

A 20 year old New Bedford woman is robbed of her purse and cellphone Thursday night in the south end.

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photo - New Bedford Police

Police Hunt For Suspect Who Forged Prescription

New Bedford Police are looking for a man who tried to fill a phony drug prescription at a South End pharmacy. 

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