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Recycle That Holiday Cardboard!

As you open your new holiday treasures, consider recycling your cardboard. Cardboard is important to recycle because it is valuable and banned from the landfill. During this season there are often large cardboard boxes at the curb. In order for the cardboard to fit in the recycling truck, boxes must …

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New Bedford Holiday Recycling

The holidays can be stressful and they also stress the environment. Buying gifts means lots of packaging. It also means there are used items that are no longer needed. The Greater New Bedford Refuse District offers suggestions to conserve resources for the holidays and make celebrations greener. Recycle everything that …

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Expansion of New Bedford Teacher Home Visit Program

At a press conference in City Hall yesterday, Mayor Jon Mitchell joined with Interim Superintendent Michael Shea, teachers, principals and parents to announce the expansion of the New Bedford Public Schools Parent Teacher Home Visit Program, a family engagement program that brings teachers to students’ homes to foster better communication …

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Intro to Mixed Martial Arts Class in New Bedford

Do you want to lose weight? Get in shape? Tone up? Lose that arm flab or stubborn hip or waist fat? You’ve seen the Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters on TV and what kind of shape they are in. Do you want to look like one without the bruises, fat lips, …

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New Bedford Streets; A Piece of Americana: Elm Street

Welcome to our sixth installment of New Bedford Streets; A Piece of Americana. I invite you to read up on the history behind William Street, Kempton Street, Middle Street, Centre Street and Ashley Boulevard. As usual, I’d like to re-iterate the importance of reader feedback, correction, and contributions. In the process …

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New Bedford Receives $352,800 for Harborwalk Project

New Bedford Hurricane Barrier Walking Path

At a press conference in Yarmouth, Massachusetts today, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Richard K. Sullivan Jr., awarded a Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant to the City of New Bedford for the Harborwalk Project—a project to develop a recreational pathway atop the New Bedford Hurricane …

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5 Tips for Finally Keeping That New Year’s Resolution

New Year's Resolution Tips

Keeping a New Year’s Resolution is about as difficult as holding water in your hands. Slowly it all trickles through your fingers, until all that’s left is a damp feeling reminding you that you failed to accomplish your goal. Whether your resolution was to finally shed that elusive 10 pounds, …

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New Bedford’s 2012 Holiday Parking Program

In an effort to encourage everyone to do their holiday shopping in New Bedford, the City is offering a special Holiday Parking Program. Effective Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013, the City of New Bedford will offer FREE 2-hour parking at metered spaces in both the …

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