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The Face of Doom: Bälam

By Joshua Botvin Classic Rock in a Modern World Distortion, ten minutes jams, and a whole lot of hair. No, you haven’t traveled back to the late 70s, but the spirit of the times is still alive and well for Doom Rock group, Bälam (pronounced bay-lum). Since December of 2011, …

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Smash Mouth is bringing the party to The Zeiterion July 16

Smash Mouth brings the party. Since the 1990’s these California rockers have won audiences with an invigorating concoction of genres that includes ska, punk, grunge, rock and pop – never staying in one genre for very long. The bottom line is to give an audience a thrill. “Our set is …

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Nominations Sought for the 20th Annual Veteran of the Year Award

The Board of Directors of the Southeastern Massachusetts Veterans Housing Program, Inc. – better known locally as the Veterans Transition House (VTH) – annually selects a veteran from the area who has made an outstanding contribution to veterans, veterans’ issues and the community as a whole. The Board of Directors …

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Two men rob New Bedford Sunoco Station twice

On Sunday morning at approximately 1:30am these two males attempted to rob the Sunoco Station at Phillips Rd. and Acushnet Ave. They left with nothing. It is believed these same two males returned earlier this morning around the same time and robbed the business of merchandise. Anyone with information on …

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Targeted Ground Spraying Planned for New Bedford City Parks

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct targeted ground spraying early on the morning of Thursday, June 25, 2015.  This round of spraying will target areas including Buttonwood Park, Brooklawn Park, Fort Tabor, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, Clasky Park, Ashley Park and the Poor Farm area.  Spraying will take …

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Forward! 54th Infantry Regiment Mural Dedication

On Saturday, July 18 from 2 – 4 PM will be the unveiling of The Artist in Residence Partners first collaborative public art project, the 54th MA Volunteer Infantry Regiment mural, dedicated to the brave members of the first African American Civil War unit activated in the north. The mural …

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New Bedford approves casino

In an historic vote, New Bedford voters approved a $650 million by 73% to 27%, or 8355 votes to 3040. This puts New Bedford against Brockton for the final casino in Massachusetts. Brockton residents approved a casino to be built at the Brockton Fairgrounds by 143 votes, 7,163 to 7,020. The Massachusetts Gaming …

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SEMAP Announces Next Twilight Workshop – Gardening

Join the Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership as we continue our 2015 Twilight Workshop Series! This workshop will take place amid beautiful gardens at Friends Academy in Dartmouth, MA on Monday, June 29th from 6pm – 8pm. Steve Walach will offer a tours of the Friends Academy garden and an informative …

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