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City Remembers Holocaust
Despite the rain, dozens gathered at Buttonwood Park's Holocaust Memorial and many more filled the main sanctuary of Tifereth Israel Congregation for New Bedford's 35th annual Holocaust Memorial Observance Sunday evening.
New Homeless Shelter To Open
The new "Sister Rose House" was officially dedicated Tuesday. The facility is located at the site of the former St. Hedwig Church on Division Street in New Bedford and is expected to open in several weeks. It's named for Sister Rose Gallogly, who managed the Market Ministries …
Council Blindsides School Dept.
Just when it seemed to be over, the New Bedford City Council has slashed $4-million from the School Department's Fiscal Year 2014 budget.
Councilor at Large John Saunders proposed the $4-million cut as a way to keep the department's expenditures under control until it was clear more funding…