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Dartmouth police arrest 5 males with three loaded firearms at Thai Taste II

On Thursday, February 16, 2017 at approximately 11:58 p.m., Dartmouth Police responded to Thai Taste II on State Road for a large disturbance possibly involving firearms. Upon arrival, officers located the involved parties on Woodside Avenue inside of a 1998 Lexus, and a corresponding investigation ensued. As a result of the investigation, three firearms were located, and four adults and …

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14 Things to do this Weekend (Feb. 17 – Feb. 19)

An unusually warm weekend for this time of year is in store for us this weekend. While overnight temperatures won’t exactly be friendly – they’ll be in the low to mid 30s – they daytime temperatures will be in the upper 40s and on Sunday almost hit 50 degrees! The sunny will be out for the vast majority of the …

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Remembering the SouthCoast master of marine art, Louis Sylvia

By Jonathan Comey Ever wonder about the people behind the paintings you see on SouthCoast walls? One of the things that makes our region special is our sense of history and our embrace of the sea, which mix naturally to create a culture rich with maritime art. Many public buildings are adorned with wonderful art in different styles, from historic …

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Faces Of New Bedford #90: Susana Viera

Meet Susana Viera, 42-year-old Nurse Practitioner and Co-Founder of Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Susana and her family migrated to New Bedford from São Miguel, Açores, Portugal when she was 18 months old. After graduating New Bedford High School, she decided to go to UMass Dartmouth, in hopes of attending medical school afterwards. After the counsel of friends and teachers, …

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Two men arrested in Holyoke with 790 bags of heroin, bail set at $540

Last night, approximately 10:00 p.m., Trooper Theodore Tudryn of the State Police B Troop CAT team stopped a Chevrolet Cavalier on Interstate 91 Northbound near the 16.4 mile-marker in Holyoke for motor vehicle violations. As a result of an investigation, with the assistance of Troopers Polinski, Murphy and Mielke, the driver of the vehicle a 19-year old man and a …

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Help Wanted: City of New Bedford hiring a Building Custodian

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD BUILDING CUSTODIAN $12.43hr – $17.42hr FACILITIES & FLEET MANAGEMENT Provides custodial and minor maintenance functions for municipal buildings. Cleans, dusts, sweeps, buffs and washes floors; washes windows; changes light bulbs; polices grounds; sweeps sidewalks; mows lawns; removes snow and ice; maintains custodial equipment; empties waste receptacles; operates low pressure heating and ventilating systems; orders custodial supplies; …

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New Bedford Emergency Overflow Shelter Open Tonight (10 Feb, 2017)

Due to the weather conditions, the overflow will be open tonight. Guests can start to arrive at Sister Rose House (71 Division St) at 6:00pm. It is a first come, first serve basis and our capacity is 25 individuals. Guests will be offered a meal, showers and a good night’s rest in a safe environment. Any inquires can be forwarded …

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Boutique Fitness offer private & small group fitness training featuring unique programming that produces real results!

We are one month into the new year and some of us have either not attended to our resolutions or are off to a rocky start. If you are one of those that didn’t need to make a resolution because you were already engaged in a fitness lifestyle, power to you! Some of us have bounced from one form of …

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New Bedford Police Exam Preparation Courses Scheduled For March 11-18th

Looking to serve your community by taking the police officer entrance exam? A course is scheduled in March to help candidates prepare for the exam. Candidates are selected based on their test scores. The exam preparation class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, and from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at …

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14 Things to do this Weekend (Feb. 10 – Feb. 12)

On Thursday, nature reared her head and reminded us that she is still here by dumping over a foot of snow on us. Once your lower backs have recuperated from the shoveling, you’ll likely want to exorcise your cabin fever by heading out and doing something. While we are getting some flurries on Saturday (very little accumulation) and some rain …

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