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The Hunger Games Movie Review

The Hunger Games Movie Review

When a movie takes in $155 million dollars in its opening weekend, it’s hard not to wonder what all the hype is about.  “The Hunger Games” has set a record for most revenue for a non-franchise movie in an opening weekend, and third best debut of all times, only falling …

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City to Offer Tax Credit Assistance

tax credits

Mayor Jon Mitchell and the Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (CEDC) are encouraging residents of New Bedford to learn whether they qualify for valuable tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the MA Senior Circuit Breaker. Interested residents must contact the CEDC to make an …

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Website Launched to Help Home Buyers, Owners

The City of New Bedford Office of Housing and Community Development and the Fall River and New Bedford Housing Partnership, launched a new website designed to provide both prospective homebuyers and homeowners with a full range of information. At www.frnbhp.com, homebuyers can access information including upcoming homebuyer education classes, down payment …

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Mustache March—A Storied Tradition

Every spring (with a few exceptions), I travel from Massachusetts to Colorado to visit friends and to hit the slopes in the magnificent Rocky Mountains.  About five years ago on a trip to Breckenridge, I noticed a trend that I really hadn’t seen much of since the 80’s when my …

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The Maya Calendar, 2012 and Pop Culture

2012 Myan Prophecy Facts

The Maya calendar comes to an end on December 21, 2012 and according to the ancient Maya the world is supposed to come to a cataclysmic end, right? Wrong. There isn’t a single document, script, writ, sculpture or mention by a single ancient Maya that states this. This is a …

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Sister 2 Sister Conference (March 17th)

Registration is now open for the Sister 2 Sister Conference to be held at UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, March 17th for 75 girls ages 10 – 14. The Sister 2 Sister Conference will offer a series of workshops on topics relevant to girls today including: body image, bullying, career choices, …

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Mayor, City Council Oppose Insurance Increase

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell today released a letter to the Massachusetts Insurance Commission expressing his strong opposition to the proposed rate changes under the FAIR Plan.  The Mayor was joined in signing the letter by the entire New Bedford City Council.  The brunt of the proposed rate hike would …

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