Overdose Awareness Day
As much of the nation battles the opioid epidemic the Greater New Bedford Opioid Task Force is organizing a speaking program and call to action which begins at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the steps of City Hall.
A Peaceful Gathering
The rally organized by Reverend David Lima in response to Saturday’s chaotic situation in Charlottesville, Virginia took place in front of New Bedford City Hall.
Homeless In New Bedford
Meet one of downtown New Bedford's regulars. I have known of and spoken 2-3 times to Rick. He lived outside the Pleasant Street post office for much of this summer. I've never seen him fight, use drugs, cause trouble. Last year, Rick was a main stay and focal point across the street at Ban…
Rev. David Lima on Casinos: All That Glitters Isn't Gold
In addition to opposition from the fishing industry, a local clergyman is also taking a strong stance against a New Bedford casino.
Reverend David Lima of the Inter Church Council of Greater New Bedford was a panelist at Wednesday night's forum on KG Urban Enterprises' casino proposal...