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Friends of jack Foundation Recognizes Pacheco Elementary School Staff and Teachers on National Superhero Day

As part of its celebration of Sunday’s National Superhero Day, the Friends of Jack Foundation last week recognized the staff and students at the Carlos Pacheco Elementary School in New Bedford. The New Bedford-based non-profit visited the school to help distribute superhero bags and pencils to all the students, and …

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Southcoast Health Recognized by the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Maternity Care Access Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named Southcoast Hospitals Group, including Charlton Memorial and St. Luke’s hospitals, as a 2024 Maternity Care Access Hospital, an inaugural designation. “We are honored to earn this recognition for the excellent maternity care and service …

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New Bedford plays role in Cape Cod Great White Sharks study that makes national headlines

New Bedford and Umass Dartmouth are at the center of groundbreaking scientific research that finds Cape Cod as one of the world’s largest hotspots for great white sharks. In a scientific article named, “An open spatial capture−recapture framework for estimating the abundance and seasonal dynamics of white sharks at aggregation …

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New Bedford High School band wins 1st place, Best Overall at music festival in Washington, D.C

“The New Bedford High School Concert Band recently traveled to Washington, D.C. from April 28 to May 1 to participate in the Music in the Parks Festival in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The festival showcased talented student musicians from across the country, and the New Bedford High School Concert Band stood out …

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New Bedford Festival Theatre celebrates 50 years of Performing Arts with “Welcome to the Theatre!”

New Bedford Festival Theatre presents Welcome to the Theatre! 50 years of Performing Arts in Our City; a Tribute to Armand Marchand and George Charbonneau. The event will take place on October 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM at New Bedford High School’s Phillip Bronspiegel Auditorium. In 1972, the “new” New …

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