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Current State of Gambling in the Bay State

Massachusetts is one of the most popular states for Tourism in the US, with the vibrant city of Boston, the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard and historical sites like Plymouth Rock drawing millions of visitors from around the world each year. As tourism numbers continue to grow, state officials have spotted the potential and are looking to turn Massachusetts …

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Cocaine worth more than $10,000 taken off the New Bedford Streets; Fall River Man Charged with Trafficking

New Bedford Police took 127 grams of cocaine off the city streets Friday with a street value of more than $10,000 and arrested Malcolm Perez, 24, of 27 Clement St., Fall River, for trafficking in cocaine (more than 100 grams.) The arrest was part of an investigation into narcotics deliveries in the city. The vehicle that Perez was driving was …

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Zeiterion’s Plan to Beat the Winter Blues: February Performance Schedule of Events

The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center aims to beat the winter blues with six shows that focus on song and story this February, starting with the nearly sold-out The Moth Mainstage on Feb. 2. The roster of performances continues with Elvis Lives on Feb. 3, Drug Story Theater on Feb. 9, Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers on Feb. …

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The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center presents lecture series Dance Barre with performance by MOMIX

The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center invites performing art fans to ignite their passion for dance at an on-stage lecture series – Dance Barre at The Z – presenting “Magical Bodies: Art, Technology and Technique” on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Heidi Henderson, choreographer and faculty at Connecticut College, will discuss how dancers, visual artists and technical designers …

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PUBLIC SAFETY UPDATE: Suspected Bank Robber flees to Gomes School and apprehended

The City of New Bedford Police Department (Official) chased a suspect who allegedly had just robbed a bank and fled the scene. When he made it to Gomes School he was apprehended and is NOW in custody. The school had been aware of the entire situation and was operating under tight security. The school and students are safe, but as …

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Dartmouth man arrested after using cards stolen in Dartmouth at city businesses

A 39-year-old Dartmouth man was arrested Thursday after using credit cards stolen in Dartmouth car break-ins at New Bedford businesses. The arrest was made following a joint investigation by New Bedford and Dartmouth police. Kevin John Amaral, 39, of 140 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth, was charged by New Bedford Police with three counts of receiving a stolen credit card; three …

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Faces Of New Bedford #85 – Gloria Williams

Meet Gloria Williams, 71-year-old Director of PACE YouthBuild. Gloria was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. After time in college and some years working as a Math teacher, Gloria relocated to New Bedford to take a position working in the field of Human development. After some time working in that field, she took the position at PACE YouthBuild, where she …

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Help Wanted: City of New Bedford hiring Human Resources Assistant

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT $15.42hr – $23.00hr PERSONNEL Confidential employee responsible for correct communication in regard to personnel records, policies and procedures. Arranges and oversees the preparation and processing of personnel forms to initiate personnel actions (e.g. appointments, promotions, separations, leaves of absence, and other personnel transactions). Assists and instructs payroll clerks and City personnel with questions …

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City of New Bedford hiring Domestic Violence Advocate – Nights

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE – NIGHTS $11.00hr (Variable Time) Provides assistance to Police Department personnel and victims of domestic violence. Assists police with data collection/direct services and support for victims of domestic violence. Follow-up duties include: restraining orders, medical attention, shelters, and referrals as needed. Works with other agencies and community groups involved with domestic …

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12 Things to do this Weekend (Jan. 13 – Jan. 15)

First a snowstorm that dumps somewhere about 15″ inches of snow and snowbanks 2-3′ feet high, then a few days later 50 degree temperatures melt it all. Only in New England! The good thing about this weekend is that there will be no snow – that’ll give our sore backs a happy respite. The “bad” thing about this weekend isn’t …

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