Michael Silvia

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

New Bedford Cultural Council awards $70,749 in grants

The New Bedford Cultural Council is pleased to announce the awarding of $70,749 to local organizations and individuals for its 2014-2015 grant cycle. The New Bedford Cultural Council awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process. New Bedford is the 4th largest local cultural council in the state. …

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Help Wanted: Parking Supervisor

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD PARKING SUPERVISOR $12.21hr – $17.14hr TRAFFIC COMMISSION Enforces parking regulations and restrictions. Receives daily assignments, which determine assigned area of responsibilities. Obtains information from the supervisor, or designee, requiring special attention. Patrols particular assigned areas at the supervisor’s discretion. Check for any and all parking violations, …

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New Year’s Eve celebration in Downtown New Bedford (2014)

New Bedford area residents are invited to enjoy an evening full of free family-friendly programming on New Year’s Eve in Downtown New Bedford to bid farewell to 2014 and ring in the New Year! Festivities will commence at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, with an Ecumenical Service at …

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Whaling City Glass toy drive

The Whaling City Glass Smoke Shop on 634 Pleasant Street in Downtown New Bedford is hosting a toy drive with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis until December 23rd. The toys will go to local children in need. Items needed are: crayons sound books art supplies infant toys children’s DVDs winter …

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New Bedford’s 4th Annual Fill The Bus Toy Drive

From the New Bedford Police: The New Bedford Police Department, Safe Zones, and Tremblay’s Bus have teamed up and combined their efforts to bring Christmas Cheer to local children. Join us at Police Headquarters December 13th from 8 am to 5 pm and help us achieve our goal of filling …

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Threatening note found at New Bedford high school

On Friday, December 5th at approximately 11:40 a.m., New Bedford High School officials discovered a note inside the high school indicating a threat to the building. New Bedford Police were notified and responded to the school immediately; based on their counsel, the threat was considered low-level and non-specific. Police determined that …

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City of New Bedford Official Christmas Tree Lighting Rescheduled

Officials have announced that the City of New Bedford Official Christmas Tree Lighting has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. due to the inclement weather forecast for tomorrow evening. Residents are invited to join Mayor Jon Mitchell for the annual lighting of the Official City Christmas …

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