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Freetown Man Reuniting with Legendary Doo Wop Group
It's heart-wrenching and agonizing when the musical groups that we grew up with decide to break up.
My kids lamented NSYNC's split, and the day The Beatles parted ways was like putting a "Dead End" sign along the long and winding road!  Who can forget the dissolve of …
New Bedford to Hold Special Election for Ward 3 Council Seat
With Henry Bousquet retiring from the New Bedford City Council last Friday, the Ward 3 seat is currently vacant. City Council President Joe Lopes told WBSM's Barry Richard today that there will be a special election to fill the seat.
Because the next election isn't scheduled until October, …
Pot Motions Move Along
The New Bedford City Council passed along four proposed items to one of their committees Thursday in preparation of the passing of Question 4 on the November ballot, which would legalize the recreational use of Marijuana in Massachusetts.
City Ban on Pot?
Just weeks before registered voters take to the polls to decide the legalization of recreational marijuana, the New Bedford City Council is taking a preemptive approach in banning the substance in public areas across the city.

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