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“Paws for Love” Fundraiser for Forever Paws

As co-founders of dailydogblog.org, Melissa Cusson and myself, both New Bedford natives, are always looking for ways to educate dog owners and support our local animal welfare efforts. One of our favorite shelters is Forever Paws, which is a non-profit, no-kill shelter located in Fall River. This shelter is also under contract …

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Bristol County Fire Stations Collecting Supplies for Sandy Victims

The New Bedford Fire Department will join fire departments across the region in collecting relief supplies for families in New York and New Jersey affected by Hurricane Sandy.  The initiative is a coordinated effort led by the Bristol County Fire Chiefs Association in cooperation with area fire departments and firefighter …

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Fort Taber/Fort Rodman’s First Annual Autumn Revelry

Fort Taber Rodman New Bedford, MA

Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Historical Association, Inc., (FTFRHA) will host the First Annual Autumn Revelry, a fundraiser to benefit FTFRHA and the Fort Taber-Fort Rodman Military Museum. The inaugural event will take place on Saturday, October 13, and will feature a buffet dinner catered by M&C Café. Dinner will include a …

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New Bedford Operation Clean Sweep (15 Sep)

New Bedford Operation Clean Sweep

Operation Clean Sweep, a New Bedford based anti-litter organization, will hold a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, September 15, 2012 in Ward 4 from 8:30 am until Noon.  Headquarters for the Ward 4 cleanup will be located near Carney Academy on Morgan and Summer Streets.  The cleanup is sponsored by Barry’s …

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Recycle That Phone Book!

Rather than throwing away last year’s phone book, recycle it in your blue bin designated for paper – along with newspapers, magazines, junk mail, paperboard (e.g. cereal boxes) and flattened cardboard.  Phone books can also be recycled at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station located at 1103 Shawmut Avenue. Every resident’s …

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Healthy Dining New Bedford Program

In January 2009, the Mass in Motion initiative was launched to promote wellness, and to prevent overweight and obesity throughout the state of Massachusetts. Today, more than half of the adults, and almost one-third of high school and middle school students in Massachusetts, are overweight or obese. In the past …

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Fragile Footprints Program Seeking Volunteers to Help Families

Fragile Footprints Program

The Fragile Footprints Program, sponsored by Jordan Hospital and Cranberry Hospice and Palliative Care, is seeking volunteers to help families across Southeastern Massachusetts.  This program is part of the Massachusetts Pediatric Care Network and is designed to complement existing services to meet the needs of eligible children with life-limiting illness and their …

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2012 Fishing For A Cause Tournament (15-16 June)

Fishing For a Cause 2012 New Bedford

The Schwartz Center for Children announced today its second annual Fishing For a Cause recreational tournament will feature a chance for registered anglers to win one million dollars. The center’s staff, volunteers and event organizers were joined by Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Senator Mark Montigny and community leaders at …

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