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Hodgson Photo Goes Viral
NEW BEDFORD - A photograph showing Sheriff Thomas Hodgson at the 103rd Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford on Sunday has gone viral.
The photograph shows Hodgson in a Bristol County Sheriff's Office polo shirt, holding a 7oz cup of Madeira wine, and openly carrying a firearm...
Feast Arrests
New Bedford Police saw very few issues this past weekend at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament. Police Spokesman Lt. Amos Melo tells WBSM News over the four-day event, only six people were arrested, with two more being placed into protective custody...
The Feast Starts Thursday
The 101st Feast of The Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The feast begins Thursday night and runs through Sunday and is considered to be the largest ethnic festival in North America. It features free entertainment, delicious portuguese food, lots of traditio…
Feast Security
The 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament begins Thursday evening, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the celebration should be one of the safest yet.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the City and the Feast Committee have added additional police officers both on and off of the feast ground…