Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

Narcotics Trafficking Ring Dismantled in Taunton

Bristol County District Attorney Tom Quinn announced the culmination of a 10-month long multi-agency investigation into the international distribution of narcotics which resulted in the arrest of three Taunton men, along with the seizure of four kilograms of cocaine and vehicles. The investigation was led by District Attorney Quinn’s State …

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Fairhaven teen charged with placing explosive device on driveway

The Fairhaven Police and Fire Departments responded to 6 Jeanette Street at 8:30 Wednesday morning after a suspicious device was located in the driveway at that location. When first responders arrived, they were informed that a plastic bottle, containing an unknown liquid substance was in the driveway concealed under a …

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“Unadoptables” web show seeks host; audition set for May 23

Want to star on a web based show this summer? The Unadoptables web-show series (, produced by New Bedford Guide and the New Bedford Pet Detective and presented by NEMRA, is looking for a host for Season One. This is a paid position that requires approximately 4 hours a week in …

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Help Wanted: Enforcement Coordinator – Health Department

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR $15.89hr HEALTH DEPARTMENT Administers a local mandatory recycling ordinance, and educates and develops programs and procedures pertaining to solid waste minimization and community sanitation. Develops enforcement protocols, including processes for fining, if necessary, for the mandatory recycling ordinance (e.g., curbside collection). Conduct education about …

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Firefighters bring man down from New Bedford/Fairhaven bridge

At approximately 6am on April 25th, 2015, a 911 call came in regarding a despondent male on the New Bedford/Fairhaven bridge. Upon arrival officers observed the male sitting on the top span of the bridge on the southeast corner. The fire department immediately responded with a ladder truck. Officer Jakub …

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Taste Of SouthCoast Festival 2015

The 9th Annual Taste Of SouthCoast festival is scheduled for Sunday, May 17 from 12 noon to 5 pm. It will be located on City Pier 3 in New Bedford’s sponsored by the Pier Fish Company. The “tasting” goes until 3:15, but music and fun continue right through 5:00 pm …

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