Community Activist

Johnson Dead at 72
Johnson Dead at 72
Local community activist Eddie Johnson has passed away. His family tells WBSM News Johnson passed away at his home overnight, following a lengthy illness. The 72-year-old Johnson was a familiar face and voice throughout the local community, attending various City Council meetings and School Committee meetings...
Frustrated By Violence
Frustrated By Violence
More shootings in New Bedford on Wednesday, prompting a community activist to speak out. John "Buddy" Andrade is questioning the effectiveness of the city's surveillance camera system, in the wake of an apparent drive-by shooting Wednesday in the South End that hospitalized a 23 year old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen...