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Voc Tech students collect over $2,000 in supplies for homelesss

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School students from the SKILLS USA program held a diaper, sheets, and toiletries collection drive as part of the community service contest project designed to bring awareness to the growing number of homeless families in New Bedford. In total, they collected $2,000.00 worth of …

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Two men shot in New Bedford drive by shooting

On Monday afternoon at approximately 5pm officers were sent to the area of Cottage St. and Robeson St. regarding 2 males who were shot. Both males were sitting in a vehicle when a black SUV pulled alongside them and opened fire. The male in the driver’s seat, a 24 year …

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Fairhaven Police respond to man ordering young boy into truck

The Fairhaven Police Department responded to the Hamlet Street area just before 4pm Friday afternoon after receiving a report of a suspicious person. When police arrived, they were informed that a young boy was walking on Evergreen Street when an older male driving a grey pickup truck slowly approached him …

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Man Found Deceased in New Bedford Harbor

Joshua Greaves who was last seen leaving a downtown establishment on Thursday morning has been found deceased. On Friday evening at approximately 9pm the New Bedford Police Dive Team, headed by Sgt. Jason Gomes, made the recovery. Using a remote controlled underwater vehicle, Mr. Greaves was located in about 30 …

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Identity Confirmed of Deceased Male in New Bedford House Fire

The State Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the deceased male discovered in a house fire in New Bedford Tuesday morning. Through fingerprint identification, the deceased has been identified as Justin Downey, 29, of 55 Rounds Street. New Bedford Police received a 911 call Tuesday morning around 8:30 …

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McDonald’s Store Manager Robbed at Hathaway Road Restaurant

This morning at approximately 9am the manager of the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 159 Hathaway Rd. was robbed at gunpoint. She was not injured. This took place as she was entering her vehicle in the parking lot. An undisclosed amount of money was taken. Preliminary information at this times describes the …

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New Bedford Man Shot in the Back in South End

On Wednesday evening (4/16/14) at approximately 11pm south end officers were sent to 25 Mosher St. regarding a male that was shot in the back. Upon arrival the officers observed the victim lying in the second floor hallway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to Rhode Island hospital …

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