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No Cause for Concern as New Bedford Courthouse Trains for Active Shooter Scenario

The Third District Courthouse in New Bedford may look more like a crime scene Saturday morning, but police say it's nothing to worry about...

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Members of the SEMLAC SWAT team take part in an active shooter scenario at Dartmouth Middle School. 8-21-2014 (Dan McCready TSM)
Members of the SEMLAC SWAT team take part in an active shooter scenario at Dartmouth Middle School. 8-21-2014 (Dan McCready TSM)

New Bedford Employees Complete Phase 1 Of Shooter Training

New Bedford city employees completed their first round of training for how they would respond to an armed shooter scenario.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Surviving a Gunman: New Bedford Employees Undergo Active Shooter Training

City employees are undergoing training for a scenario they hope never unfolds.

New Bedford Police Spokesman Lt. Amos Melo says starting this week, City employees have begun learning what to do in the event an active shooter storms their building...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police Rolling Out Citizen’s Police Academy

The New Bedford Police Department is accepting applications for it's revived Citizen's Police Academy. The academy will be held this Fall, with anyone 18 years or older eligible to apply...

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Fall River Police Department/Facebook

Fall River Police Offer Store Security Training

The Fall River Police Department announced a new initiative to help local businesses stay safe.

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Over $150K Grant Awarded to Sid Wainer & Son

One of the city's largest employers is getting a boost from the State Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

The Office has awarded a $156,000 grant to Sid Wainer & Son to train over 150 workers and prepare for the creation of 10 new jobs in 2018.

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Volunteers Needed At New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is looking for new volunteers who are willing to donate their time, interest, and energy to help the museum in any way possible and to advance the understanding of the whaling industry and the unique history of New Bedford.

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Celtics Set To Build “World-Class” Practice Facility

The Celtics have been working on rebuilding themselves into the perennial championship contenders they used to be. It appears that, while they work to put the best team of players together on the court, they're also looking to give those players a reason to come to town and work at rebuilding that image.  

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Michael Leger/Acushnet Fire Department
Michael Leger/Acushnet Fire Department

Acushnet Firefighters Undergo LNG Emergency Training

For over four decades, the Town of Acushnet has been home to two liquefied natural gas storage tanks off of Peckham Road.

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What It’s Like To Be Trapped in a Room on Fire [VIDEO]

Sunday was a very memorable day for me. New Bedford Firefighters Union President Billy Cabral had personally invited myself, other members of the media, and elected officials to experience what firefighters deal with on a daily basis...

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