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Bench Dedicated in Honor of Local Vietnam Vets

A local branch of the Massachsuetts Army National Guard now has a memorial of its unique service to the Vietnam War.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Remembers Veterans With Ceremony at Clasky Common

The New Bedford Memorial Day Parade may have been canceled, but the sacrifices made by veterans were still remembered during a brief ceremony at Clasky Common Park Monday afternoon.

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Obama’s Remarks Rewrite War History And Discredit Our Vets

 

As Americans prepare to honor their war dead this Memorial Day weekend our President is in Hiroshima where he hinted that the use of atomic weapons to defeat the Japanese more than seven decades ago was a "mistake."

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New Bedford's Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
New Bedford's Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Events in New Bedford

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and there are plenty of ceremonies and observances to honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives in the Armed Forces...

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What’s New? Greater Fall River Art Association Opens New Exhibit This Saturday

The Greater Fall River Art Association is taking on a patriotic theme this Saturday with events geared towards a salute to the troops and active-duty service members...

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Our Elderly And Veterans Deserve More

It is appalling the way we treat our seniors and veterans.

State Representative Alan Silvia (D-Fall River), House Vice Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Veteran's Affairs tells me many vets are currently not eligible for public housing in Massachusetts because their disability checks exceed the income eligibility guidelines...

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Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Remembers Lives Lost During WWII Exercise Tiger [PHOTOS]

Dozens gathered at Fort Taber Military Park in New Bedford's south end Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to the 749 American soldiers and sailors lost at sea during Exercise Tiger nearly 72 years ago.

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New Bedord Veterans' Agent Chris Gomes speaks at community kickoff event for Homes for Our Troops | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
New Bedord Veterans' Agent Chris Gomes speaks at community kickoff event for Homes for Our Troops | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

A New Home, a New Hope for Veterans Agent Chris Gomes

A new home is coming to East Freetown, but it's unlike any other in the area.

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Councilor at Large David Alves surrounded by his family as he looks back at 24 years of service on the City Council | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Councilor at Large David Alves surrounded by his family as he looks back at 24 years of service on the City Council | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Council Honors David Alves During Final Meeting

Thursday night marked the end of an era on the New Bedford City Council as David Alves took part in his final meeting as Councilor at Large.

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BCC First Annual Veterans Expo

Veterans and Service Members in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are welcome to take advantage of the services provided in one space, all in one day...

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