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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...
Mitchell Talks Feast Safety
The 103rd Feast of the Blessed Sacrament kicks off Thursday night in New Bedford, and one of the city's premiere events of the summer will see visitors from all over flock to one of the largest ethnic festivals in all of the United States...
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...
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…
Festa 2014
An event that's sure to draw tens of thousands, if not more, into New Bedford gets it's start this Thursday night.
The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, also known as the Portuguese Feast, will feature a wide variety of entertainment, and all of the food that has been associated …
Feast Cook Dies
Members of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Committee are remembering 85-year-old Manuel Garcia of Onset, who was found in waters off Onset on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at Tobey Hospital.
For many years, Garcia was the kitchen manager at the feast, and spokesman Edward Camara tells WBSM News,…

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