Staying home because of the coronavirus threat? It might be a good time to fill out the Census online.

For the first time ever, the 2020 Census can be completed online. Residents should be receiving postcards in the mail this week with instructions.

Rev. David Lima and Sandy Quadros Bowles from the New Bedford Complete Count Committee 2020 visited with Jim Phillips this week to discuss the Census, why it's important to fill out, and job opportunities that pay up to $22 an hour.

Their interview can be heard here:

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liveslow via GettyImages

Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program heard every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on 1420 WBSM. Interview segments can also be heard at, on the WBSM app, and on WBSM TV on YouTube.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at

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