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New Bedford Students To Receive Donations

School nurses from all around New Bedford gathered at Keith Middle School today.

Each year, the New Bedord Educators Association collects donations to buy clothing, educational supplies, and hygiene products for students of all ages in the city

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Problem Properties Ordinance Voted To Go To Full Council

The "Problem Properties' Ordinance in New Bedford moves on to the full Council after being passed by the Committee on Ordinances.

Council members voted on several changes to the much discussed ordinance, which will be re-drafted and voted on again in February

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Meeting Called Off Between Delivery Driver and F&R Auto Sales

A meeting between the Palace Pizza delivery driver and F&R Auto Sales representatives has been called off.

F&R Sales Manager Gary Baptista tells WBSM News the meeting, orchestrated by national news magazine program Inside Edition, was called off by the delivery driver, Jarrid Tansey.

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Go Fund Me For Pizza Delivery Driver Closes In On $20K

It's amazing to see the generosity from people all over the world. It always outweighs any negative aspects of a story.

And that's no truer than in the case of Jarrid Tansey, the pizza delivery driver berated by staff and others at F&R Auto Sales in We


WBSM EXCLUSIVE: F&R Auto Sales Manager Apologizes On Tape

It's a video that's now been seen worldwide, several people in a Westport used car business berating a pizza delivery driver. The argument was over an alleged tip the driver was forced to return.

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Does McDonald’s Really Care About Your Community?

Over the weekend, McDonald's ran a very interesting advertisement. The one-minute commercial featured messages posted to the "Golden Arches" signs throughout different communities throughout the United States.

The messages were vastly positive, and extremely pers

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Dan McCready/TSM

WBSM Hosts Blood Drive

WBSM hosted a blood drive on Wednesday to benefit the Southcoast Blood Bank.

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Dartmouth Asking Gov. Baker For Help With Robinson/Smith Landfill

The Dartmouth Select Board is reaching out to Governor-elect Charlie Baker about current plans for the privately owned Smith-Robinson landfill.

State environmental officials want to cap the North Dartmouth landfill with contaminated soil trucked from the Boston area to Dartmouth

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Reading Program For The Homeless Developing

A proposed reading program for the homeless in Downtown New Bedford has generated some controversy since the plan was made public a short time ago.

People concerned with the program say the homeless using downtown's public library as a refuge during the day has become a public safety concern

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2014 Top Stories – Fairhaven Jesus

He seemed to appear out of nowhere, and started what some may call a "mini-revival" in Greater New Bedford. Malvin "Mel" Larsen, dubbed "Fairhaven Jesus" by those who saw him along the Route 6 corridor, was very visible in the summer months of 2014, making it a point to talk to as many people as he could about his personal testimony and his relationship with Jesus Christ

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