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Let the Dog Lick Your Face!
Dogs are known as many things: cuddle buddy, walking partner, a living vacuum / potential dishwasher, and man's best friend. One thing that might not come to mind is a health benefit.
This article from Bark Post claims that having a dog and letting it lick you is HEALTHY...
What’s Dirtier: Cell Phone Or Public Toilet Seat?
I'll never forget the little sign over a public toilet at the Conoco gas station near my high school. It read: "Our aim is to keep this toilet clean...Your aim will help!" That memory would never have resurfaced if not for an article I was reading by the Department of Mol…
First Modular Units Arrive
There's some good news for the Dartmouth Police Department.
The first four modular units have arrived for their new police station. Delivery of at least another four units are expected sometime this week.
The Police Department is currently working out of trailers in the parking lot, after crews found …
New Bedford Beach Closures
The New Bedford Health Department has announced some recreational beach areas will be closed Thursday due to high bacteria counts caused by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding.
Towers 1 and 4 and Davys Locker on East Rodney French Blvd will be closed...
Beaches Reopened
New Bedford's South End beaches have all reopened to swimmers.
The beaches were closed over the weekend because of high bacteria levels following Friday's heavy rains. Water quality tests taken Monday have shown bacteria levels do not pose health hazards to swimmers...
New Bedford Beach Closures
The New Bedford Health Department  says East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard, as well as the beach inside Fort Taber Park are closed to swimming today.
Officials say rainfall over the weekend has increased the threat of e…