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Southcoast Blood Bank Says Thank You

The three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham — and the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fairhaven and Fall River use approximately 1,300 pints of blood a month. Southcoast is …

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Call for Junior Photographers For Photostory Project

The ArtWorks! gallery in New Bedford, along with Postcards From New Bedford: a Photostory Project partners Beatriz Oliveira and John Hodgson, invite budding photographers ages 8-18 years to take part in a photography exhibition planned at the gallery in October. Junior photographers interested in participating should contact Alicia Moretti at …

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Buttonwood Park Zoo Recevies Three Baby Beavers

Buttonwood park Zoo Baby Beavers

Mayor Jon Mitchell joined the jubilant staff and members of the Buttonwood Park Zoo Society today in celebrating the unexpected arrival of three baby beavers to New Bedford’s Buttonwood Park Zoo. Mayor Mitchell was enthusiastic about the turn of events, “There’s a long list of terrific reasons to make the …

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The New Bedford Travel Guide

The New Bedford Travel Guide, produced and sponsored by Slocum Design Studio of Dartmouth, MA, was recently released for Summer/Fall 2012. The first-edition guide is available in print and on the web. Visitors and residents alike can grab a free copy at local businesses, or request a free print or …

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East and West Beaches Closed to Swimming Today

The New Bedford Health Department has announced that East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard, as well as the beach inside Fort Taber Park are closed to swimming today. Significant rainfall over the last 24 hours has raised the threat …

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2013 Miss New Bedford $6,000 Scholarship

The Miss New Bedford Scholarship Program is now seeking contestants for their 60th annual Miss New Bedford Pageant!  In honor of the program’s 60th anniversary, Miss New Bedford will receive a $6,000 scholarship! Since the very first crowning of Miss New Bedford, Judith Drake, in 1954, the pageant has defined …

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New Bedford Police Recover Stolen Assault Rifle

In a press conference today New Bedford Police Chief David A. Provencher and Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the recovery of a police-issue AR-15 assault rifle and thirty rounds of ammunition which were recently stolen from the trunk of a unmarked police vehicle that was parked in the driveway of an officer’s …

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New Bedford Guide’s July Facebook Cover Photo Contest

NewBedfordGuide.com hosted photo contests in April and May. April’s results can be seen here and May’s can be seen here. We are once again offering our Facebook cover photo to one photographer this month through a free contest. Our Facebook cover photo is valuable real estate for any photographer because the New Bedford Guide …

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Ted Movie Review

Ted is a movie about a fuzzy and adorable teddy bear that comes to life after a lonely little boy wishes for a friend.  It’s a movie about love, friendship and learning to grow up.  Oh, and it’s also filled with jokes based on stereotypes, some nudity, plenty of drug …

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