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New Bedford's 'Rocky' Dies
Paul Poirier--known to New Bedford family and friends simply as "The Champ"--has passed away at the age of 59. The former pro boxer and three-time New England Heavyweight Champion passed away from a heart attack on Monday. Even before he ever stepped foot in the ring, the New Bedford born and raised Poirier was a fighter, battling whatever life threw at him from a young age...
Mendes Enters Plea Deal
The owner of a New Bedford gym and former Pop Warner Football coach pleading guilty to supplying heroin to area drug dealers has formally entered a plea agreement. According to The Standard Times, Sharik Mendes entered the agreement in U...
Creed Is A Knockout
The sports drama film CREED is, by far, the best Rocky saga since the real McCoy, that stays true to it's franchise, and yet packs a surprise punch that's genuine and very effective! This movie is everything you could ever have wanted and so much more...
Boys & Girls Club Receives New Equipment From SCBA
One of the very first charges taken on by the South Coast Business Alliance was a partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of New Bedford. In 2007, the group saw an opportunity to contribute to a cause that would provide more than just an activity to the youth of New Bedford...

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