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It Pays to Recycle….Really!

New Bedford Landfill

Did you know the materials in your blue bin earn money for the New Bedford community?  It’s true.  Things that get recycled at the curb, like paper, cans and bottles, have value.  Companies pay the city of New Bedford for these materials which in turn are used to make new …

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Wild Night Fundraising Gala at Buttonwood Park Zoo

In less than two weeks the Buttonwood Park Zoo (425 Hawthorn St.) will be hosting their annual summer fundraising gala, a Wild Night at the Zoo.  The gala will be held from 6-10 PM on Saturday, July 23rd. This is the perfect opportunity to experience the zoo from a different …

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Operation Clean Sweep (16 July)

Operation Clean Sweep will hold a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, July 16, 2011 in Ward 5 from 8:30 am until Noon. Hosted by Southcoast Hospitals Group, cleanup headquarters will be located at St. Luke’s Hospital in the Hawthorn/ Page Street parking lot. Southcoast Hospitals will provide coffee, donuts, and restroom …

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J.Kelley Band “Shake You” Music Video Project

With some major help from South Coast residents and businesses, a music video will get produced this summer in the streets of New Bedford.  You have the opportunity to support a fantastic local cause by helping The J.Kelley Band produce a music video for their upcoming single, “Shake You.” Head …

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Nate Winkler’s Run to Home Base

You see them at the grocery store.  They coach your kids’ football team.  You are friends with them on Facebook.  They are veterans of the United States military, and many of them struggle quietly from the “invisible wounds” of war. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) affect …

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Chloe Harding Update: Bone Marrow Donor Found!

On January 18th, NewBedfordGuide posted a story about Chloe Harding, a four-month old baby who was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia (ALL).  Now, nearly a month later, Baby Chloe is well into her battle against this horrible disease.  The treatment is aggressive and grueling, but Chloe has proven …

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Jacqueline Bromberg Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

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In March of 2005, at the age of 17-years-old, Jacqueline Bromberg was diagnosed with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST), a rare type of cancer normally found in adults aged 55+.  The doctors told her she had six months to live, but Jacqui was not ready to leave her family.  Instead she …

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