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A Victory For Whaling City Festival

The Whaling City Festival is here to stay.

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Festival President: Whaling City Festival Will Return This Summer

It's no "April Fools" joke. The Whaling City Festival is back on this year.

That's the word from festival president Allen Richard who says after meeting with his planning committee Monday night, they decided to take Mayor Jon Mitchell up on his one-time trial offer of a 9pm closing time

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Councilor Brian Gomes speaking during City Council meeting.

Whaling City Festival May Get Second Chance

The Whaling City Festival may still live on after a discussion between Mayor Jon Mitchell and the festival's planning committee yesterday.

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell

Mitchell Supports 8pm Closing Time For Whaling City Festival

Mayor Jon Mitchell says its unfair to blame him for the decision by the Whaling City Festival Committee to cancel this year's summer event. 

The Committee says it pulled the plug on this year's festival because the city refused to extend the event's 8pm closing time

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Local Man Wants To Revive Whaling City Festival

A New Bedford man is leading a petition drive to bring back the Whaling City Festival.

Organizers of the event announced last week there would be no Festival this year, after the City refused to allow the closing time to extend beyond 8pm.

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Is The Whaling City Festival Cancelled?

Rumors have been swirling all weekend that there would be no Whaling City Festival this summer in New Bedford. On today's "Midday Live with Taylor Cormier", Taylor spoke with Allen Richard, the president of the Whaling City Festival.

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Whaling City Festival In Jeopardy

There are reports that the Whaling City Festival will not be held this year, at least in New Bedford.

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Recycling Efforts Stepped Up at New Bedford Festivals

Cutting down on wasted space in our local landfill is what has prompted officials to bring recycling initiatives to local festivals.

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45th Annual Whaling City Festival Taking Place This Weekend

The 45th Whaling City Festival takes place this weekend at Buttonwood Park in New Bedford. 

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