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2012 Kennedy Summer Day Program

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Applications are now available for parents to register their children to participate in the New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches Kennedy Summer Day Program.  This summer program is an opportunity for children to engage in a variety of sports, games, crafts, and outdoor fun while making new friends.  Activities include …

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The Avengers Movie Review

The Avengers Movie Review

Up front I want to say that I have been a DC over Marvel comics sort of nerd since I was a kid.  Still, a nerd is a nerd and you can’t really be a nerd without wanting to check out The Avengers movie.  However, as much as I may …

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Massachusetts State Senate Approves “The Valor Act”

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously passed “The Valor Act” – new legislation that will expand benefits and increase access to a range of services for veterans, active-duty military and their families, Senator Mark C. Montigny (D. New Bedford) announced. “Today, the Massachusetts Senate recognized the service and sacrifice of …

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New Bedford Streets; A Piece of Americana: William Street

A neglected piece of nostalgia and Americana is the origin of street names. We give directions, our home address, or mention events that happened on particular streets with no afterthought. However, many street names have deep history and/or interesting stories behind them. How did they come about? Are they randomly …

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Clean Up and Cookout Day in New Bedford

On Saturday, May 12, from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park will host a Volunteer Day & All-American Cookout, a volunteer-driven initiative designed to provide our national park with the people-power to ready the park for the upcoming summer season and engage communities in the National Park …

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Restaurant Review: From the Seoul

Bibimbap From the Seoul Dartmouth MA

From the Seoul opened in Dartmouth at the beginning of this month after relocating from a smaller New Bedford location and holy cow, is it good. As a self-proclaimed Asian-food snob (I grew up eating my mom’s home-cooked Chinese food), I will say that it may be the best, most …

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$65,794 Awarded for New Bedford Arts and Cultural Programs

Mayor Jon Mitchell and Lynne LaBerge, Chair of the New Bedford Cultural Council, have announced the award of 50 grants totaling $65,794 to support programs in New Bedford that promote education, diversity, and excellence in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. The grants were awarded from a pool of funds …

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Margaret’s Restaurant Review

Margarest's Restaurant Fairhaven, MA

Over the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge lies the magical land of Margaret’s, where you can get a scrumptious seafood lunch of New Bedford scallops, shrimp, and fish for a bargain price. In a recent trip there, I ordered a dish with all three, perfectly prepared and not overdone, in a delicate …

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Musician Spotlight: Blackhouse

I recently spoke with Kevin Grant, lead singer of the New Bedford based band Blackhouse about rocking the low end. You can follow them on their Facebook page. Eric: Who is in the band and how did it start? Kevin: My prior bands (Iron Oak and Judo Heirs) had imploded, …

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