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Michael Silvia

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

Southcoast Health recognizes “Donate Life Month” with annual New Bedford flag-raising ceremony

“NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Community members, providers, nurses and staff gathered at St. Luke’s Hospital this morning for New England Donor Services and Southcoast Health’s annual flag-raising ceremony in recognition of Donate Life Month. Celebrated every April since 2003, Donate Life Month is a time to recognize the recipients of …

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Massachusetts Div. of Fisheries & Wildlife “Fisher Cats are misunderstood creatures!”

Friends of Homeless Animal, R.I. Facebook photo.

“Fishers, sometimes called “fisher cats” are one of our most misunderstood creatures. Because they are rarely seen, many people don’t know much about them, which has led to some misconceptions about their behavior. Can you separate facts from fiction? Learn why they are called fishers, why they are important to …

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Massachusetts Dept. of Fire Services’ tracking tool finds 50 lithium-ion battery fires in 6 months

Standard Nationwide Method Recorded About 20 Per Year. “STOW—The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services’ new tool for tracking lithium-ion battery fires has helped to identify 50 such incidents in the past six months, more than double the annual average detected by a national fire data reporting system, said State Fire …

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New Bedford Police offer boating safety course to residents, surrounding communities

“🛥𝐁𝐨𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐚𝐟𝐞𝐭𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞🛥 The City of New Bedford Police Department will be hosting a boating safety course with the assistance of the Massachusetts Environmental Police. The course is open to all New Bedford residents and surrounding communities. To register, please click here.”-City of New Bedford Police Department. City of New …

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