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Michael Silvia

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

Nigerian national who lived in New Bedford sentenced to prison for romance scam, money laundering

Defendant previously extradited from the United Kingdom to face charges. BOSTON – A former New Bedford man was sentenced yesterday for wire fraud and money laundering charges involving funds obtained from “romance scam” victims. Chukwunonso “Douglas” Umegbo, a/k/a James Abbott, a/k/a Michael Philips, a/k/a Richard Armani, 39, was sentenced by …

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New Bedford’s GNBVT High School is thrilled to announce the celebration of Multicultural Day

“Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School (GNBVT) is thrilled to announce the celebration of Multicultural Day on Friday, April 12, 2024. This inaugural event is a significant step toward celebrating the diverse backgrounds of our student body and emphasizing our commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion, diversity, …

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New Bedford Police Department makes Autism seat belt covers available

“** 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐒𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐀𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 ** April is Autism Acceptance Month, and we’re giving out Safety Seat Belt Covers! In 2020, the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office created the Autism Safety Seat Belt Cover program. The covers are a perfect way to alert first responders if someone is non-verbal or …

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