Home / Latest (page 1240)


NewBedfordGuide.com’s “news” category allows readers to enjoy free articles written about news, sports, entertainment, business and fashion in the New Bedford and South Coast, MA area


UFC 147 Preview and Results: Silva vs. Franklin II

  Main Card (Pay-per-view): 190 lbs.: Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1 1NC) vs. Rich Franklin (28-6 1NC) wins by Unanimous Decision! 185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira (5-2) vs. Sergio Moraes (6-2) wins by Unanimous Decision! 145 lbs.: Rony Bezerra (11-3) vs. Godofredo Pepey (9-0) wins by Unanimous Decision! 265 lbs.: Mike Russow (15-1 …

Read More »

New Bedford Recycling Program Accepts More Items

Residents can recycle more items at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station including cooking oil, Styrofoam blocks, electronics and rigid plastics. “We are working toward expanding recycling opportunities for New Bedford residents and businesses.  This diverts materials from the Crapo Hill Landfill” said Marissa Perez-Dormitzer, New Bedford’s recycling coordinator.  “And, the …

Read More »

New Bedford Parking Revenue is Booming

Have you gotten a parking ticket in New Bedford this year? If you’ve visited downtown New Bedford or other areas with parking meters, chances are you’ve gotten several. According to The Standard Times, the city raised over $1.2 million from parking tickets, and meter and garage fees  during the fiscal …

Read More »

Canadian Flag Raising at City Hall (22 June)

In recognition of St. Jean Baptiste Day, Mayor Jon Mitchell, other elected officials and members of the La Ligue des Franco-Americains will participate in several events including a Canadian flag raising ceremony at City Hall and a tribute at the Franco-American Veterans Square.  The Canadian flag raising ceremony at City …

Read More »

Working Waterfront Festival Design Contest Winner Announced

Working Waterfront Festival New Bedford Logo 2012

The Working Waterfront Festival is pleased to announce the winner of our 2012 Design Contest – Jon Campbell of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Jon is well known to Festival audiences as a singer/songwriter, poet and all around wordsmith. “The Committee was impressed with Jon’s creative approach to incorporating the 2012 theme …

Read More »

Facebook’s Promoted Posts Tool Explained

This month Facebook introduced a new promotional tool called Promoted Posts. This tool allows Facebook Fan Page owners with at least 400 fans (but no more than 100,000 fans) the option to expose their posted content to more of their fans. Why Facebook Promoted Posts? Typically, when page administrators post …

Read More »

New Bedford Harbor Projects Receive $6.6 Million

New Bedford Harbor

At a public ceremony on the site of one of six planned restoration projects in the region, $6.6M in funding was awarded with the goal of reclaiming or replacing natural resources damaged from decades of toxic PCB pollution in New Bedford Harbor. The funding is the final installment from penalty …

Read More »

Fairhaven Receives $869,833 Community Grant

The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced $869,833 for community improvement projects in Fairhaven. The grant is part of $26.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) that will support housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure statewide. “These grants are critical investments to help communities’ fix-up homes and roadways …

Read More »

New Bedford Streets; A Piece of Americana: Ashley Boulevard

Ashley Street New Bedford

In this installment we will delve into the background of Ashley Boulevard, particularly because it was requested by a reader. I’d again like to re-iterate the importance of reader feedback, correction, and contributions. By all means, let us make this an open discussion to keep the “wiki” accurate. To our …

Read More »

Prometheus Movie Review

Prometheus is a movie about a space expedition searching for a planet that they believe hosts the aliens that created human beings.  With this philosophical and controversial goal in mind, they take to the stars to arrive at this far distant destination only to find that something went terribly awry. …

Read More »
Translate »