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New Bedford reverse prostitution sting nets four men

Last night during the late evening hours members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau conducted a reverse prostitution sting in the north end of New Bedford. Detectives focused in the area between Ashley Boulevard to Acushnet Ave. and between Tallman St. to Bullard St. Detectives used an undercover female …

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Four gunshots detected near Boa Vista towers

This morning at approximately 4am a ShotSpotter activation registered 4 shots being fired in the area of the Boa Vista towers located at 134 South Second St. Upon arrival officers observed 4 shell casings in the area and a window at the towers had been struck by the gunfire. It appears …

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Attempted armed robbery in north end

Last night at approximately 11pm there was an attempted armed robbery in the area of County St. and Penniman St. The 25 year old male victim was cut on the bicep and later received treatment at St. Luke’s hospital. The victim was walking home when he was confronted by a …

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Two men attempt to rob Cumberland Farms with fake handgun

On Friday evening at approximately 10pm an attempted armed robbery took place at Cumberland Farms located at 775 Brock Ave. The 60 yr. old male clerk was not harmed. The clerk was confronted by two males who entered the business demanding money. One was carrying what appeared to be a …

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New Bedford detectives seize drugs and cash in north end apartment

On Friday evening at approximately 8:30pm members of the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at a Mitchell Street apartment on the first floor. The investigation was conducted by Detectives Julio Martinez and Jonathan Lagoa. Detectives seized $3,175 in cash, 86 grams of cocaine, 80 Oxycodone tablets, as well …

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New Bedford Schools to Celebrate International Walk & Bike to School Day

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, students at elementary schools throughout New Bedford including the Ellen R. Hathaway, Horatio Kempton, John A. Parker, Renaissance Community School for the Arts, Betsy B. Winslow Elementary Schools and Roosevelt Middle School among others, will celebrate  annual “International Walk/Bike to School Day (I-Walk).” The celebration …

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CRMC Dartmouth Bioenergy facility celebrates with ribbon cutting ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today at the Crapo Hill Landfill in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to mark the entry into commercial operation of the CRMC Bioenergy Facility, an anaerobic digestion project developed by Massachusetts-based CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation (“CRMC”) in cooperation with the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District …

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New Bedford police seek public’s help finding fugitive

New Bedford Detectives are looking for the public’s help in locating Christopher Smith age 28. He currently has outstanding felony warrants for his arrest. (He does have connections to the Cape Cod area). Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Christopher Cotter at 508-991-6300 ext. 158.

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City Celebrates the Official Opening of River’s End Park

  New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches, the Department of Public Infrastructure and Mayor Jon Mitchell joined with members of the community to celebrate the addition of a beautiful new park located on River Road in New Bedford’s North End along the banks of the Acushnet River. “New Bedford is …

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