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Annual Play in the Park and Summer Food Service Program offers FREE, healthy lunch and activities to New Bedford youth all summer long

I’m a firm believer that genuine deeds of kindness, selflessness and generosity deserve to be recognized. While most people I know that possess these traits aren’t looking for the recognition, I think it is important to share because it not only shows the community the good that is therein but …

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New Bedford Arsonist Sentenced to Prison

A 26-year-old former New Bedford man who set a multi-family dwelling on fire last February, was sentenced to serve two to three years in state prison yesterday in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Xavier Betancourt Echevarria pleaded guilty to an indictment charging …

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UMass Dartmouth researcher urges long-range planning for fishing communities as changing ocean temperatures shift habitats

A UMass Dartmouth scientist contributed to research recently published in Nature Climate Change, indicating that many east coast fishing communities face risks due to changing ocean temperatures that are altering the location of fish populations. “Climate change is expected to have a profound impact on the distribution, abundance, and diversity …

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