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Mugged on Bikes
Two men report being mugged along New Bedford's waterfront Thursday night. Det. Lt. John Chaves says the two men were riding their bicycles to work Thursday night near the 200 block of Herman Melville Boulevard when two men rode up in a car beside them, got out, and threatened the victims at knifepoint demanding cash...
In The Heart Of The Sea
In The Heart Of The Sea
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is proud to locally premiere what promises to be a great motion picture, In The Heart Of The Sea. In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the Nantucket Whaleship Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adrift in the ocean... Read M
Moby Dick Marathon
Moby Dick Marathon
An historic claim to fame for New Bedford was relived over the weekend through the Moby Dick Marathon. The epic novel by Herman Melville endured it's 19th annual readthrough at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, with readers like City Councilor Joseph Lopes trudging through nearly 25 hours of text...