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Compost Your Halloween Pumpkins

New Bedford Residents Can Set Out Pumpkins with Yard Waste Give your Halloween pumpkin a second life. Pumpkins can be set out on the curb during yard waste collection day; the day after trash and recycling collection. They can be placed with fall yard waste, such as leaves. Even if …

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State Police Add Methuen Man to Most Wanted for Lawrence Murder

Today, the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section added YSSAEL LANTIGUA-ALECON, 34, of Methuen to their Most Wanted list. On the night of May 1, 2015, the Lawrence Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at Bali’s Restaurant located at 59 Essex Street in Lawrence. Responding officers …

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6 take aways from last night’s New Bedford elections

Last night, November 3rd, 2015, New Bedford voters went to the polls and swept all the incumbents back into office with two candidates getting newly elected to fill vacant seats: Ian Abreu to at-Large City Council and Chris Cotter to the school committee. There are important trends I noticed about the …

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November documentaries presents story of Portuguese White Fleet

The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, November 20th at 7:00 PM with The Lonely Dorymen, a 1968 National Geographic program about the Portuguese fishermen who fished for cod on the Grand Banks. Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, …

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Taunton Teenager Accused of Daylight Shooting Indicted

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced yesterday that the 17-year-old accused of the September 29th non-fatal shooting of another teenager in Taunton’s Hopewell Park has been indicted as a Youthful Offender on a litany of felonies connected to the incident. Edson Montrond, of Taunton, who was 16 at …

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Police seek public’s help in identifying female robber

On Friday afternoon this female attempted to rob a liquor store on Cove Rd. with what was believed to be a pellet gun. She fled without obtaining anything. Anyone with information on her identity can contact Det. Paul Fonseca at 508-991-6300 ext. 79507 or leave an anonymous tip at 508-961-4584.

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Knights of Columbus Memorial Project beautifies 14 local sites

Recently, the Knights of Columbus Father Hogan Council #14236 beautified Dartmouth’s veterans memorials. They assisted with roughly 14 sites throughout town. Aided by rakes, mulch, weed whackers and a readiness to get on their hands and knees and clean stone statues, members worked hard and enjoyed the opportunity to help. …

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