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New Survey Finds Bay State Not Very Patriotic

A national survey finds Massachusetts is not a very patriotic state.

Despite all the Fourth of July festivities, "WalletHub.com" ranks the Commonwealth 40th on its list of most and least patriotic states

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Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Ceremony Held At Clasky Common Park

Following Monday's New Bedford Memorial Day parade, South Coast veterans gathered at Clasky Common Park to honor their fallen comrades.

The city held a dedication ceremony at the war memorial, as names of veterans who died in the past year were read

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Vietnam Vets Honored As Part Of City’s Memorial Day Weekend Services

Local Vietnam veterans were remembered outside New Bedford City Hall Sunday afternoon as part of the city's Memorial Day Weekend services.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.

New Bedford Honors Those Lost During Exercise Tiger

Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.

The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

New Bedford VA Outpatient Clinic Holds Open House

After one year of renovations and $2.5 million, the Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street opened its doors to local vets during an open house event Saturday afternoon.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

Local Veterans Honor Vietnam Veterans’s Recognition Day

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 499 recognized the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War Saturday with a ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

New Bedford’s VA Outpatient Clinic Cuts The Ribbon

Veterans in the New Bedford area can look forward to better care without the travel.

Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at the new VA Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street.

The renovated facility is already caring for over 3,000 vets locally

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Honors Area Veterans

It was a banner year for the Veterans Day Parade in New Bedford.

Thousands of people lined Union and Pleasant Streets to simply say 'thank you' to the men and women from around the area that have served in our nations Armed Forces

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TSM

Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Vietnam Veterans Receive “Homecoming” From Councilors

The New Bedford City Council honored dozens of Vietnam veterans outside City Hall Thursday evening.

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