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New Bedford Officially Welcomes Back the Charles W. Morgan
The 173-year-old whaleship Charles W. Morgan was officially welcomed home to New Bedford Saturday. Speakers including mayor Jon Mitchell, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others hailed the occasion as a glorious day for the city. Mitchell said that was a unique industry, even in its heyday ...
Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford [GALLERY]
The Charles W. Morgan returned to New Bedford and the Southcoast for the first time since it's departure in 1941.
Special thanks to all of the listeners who sent in pictures as the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Whaling City's harbor! Enjoy...
Charles W. Morgan Brings Storied History To New Bedford
Weather permitting, the last wooden whaleship in the world is expected to sail into New Bedford Harbor Wednesday afternoon.
The 173-year-old Charles W. Morgan, originally constructed and operated out of New Bedford from 1841 to 1921, will be spending several weekends in it's original homeport as…
Committee To Decide Whaling City Festival’s Fate
It looks like the Whaling City Festival is being given a one-time trial with a closing time of 9pm instead of 8pm.
Mayor Jon Mitchell spoke with festival representatives, saying if they provided another hour of police details, more lighting, and cleaned the park, he'd give the later closing time…
New Bedford Hosting 7th Azorean Whaleboat Regatta
Remnants of a long-gone industry will once again take to the seas in New Bedford this weekend.
The 7th annual Azorean Whaleboat Regatta begins Friday morning in Clark's Cove, with rowers from the Azores and local teams racing in authentic whaleboats...