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Second Stabbing on Sawyer Street Within Three Days

On Sunday evening at approximately 8:50pm a double stabbing took place in a parking lot near the 200 block of Sawyer St. This occurred near the spot where a cab driver was robbed and stabbed just three days earlier and by suspects with a similar description. The two male victims …

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Two Men Rob, Stab Cab Driver in New Bedford

On Thursday evening at approximately 9 p.m. a 46 yr. old male cab driver was the victim of a robbery and a stabbing. The victim was driving south on Mitchell St. from Sawyer St. when two males crossed in front of his cab and yelled at him to slow down. …

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Two Purse Snatchings, Attempted Robbery in Fairhaven

The Fairhaven Police Department is investigating two purse snatchings and an attempted robbery. Purse Snatchings The first purse snatching occurred Sunday, February 9th at the Dunkin Donuts located on Howland Road in Fairhaven. At approximately 6pm and elderly female had her purse snatched from her shoulder as she exited the coffee …

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Earthquake Shakes South Coast, MA

There are TWO earthquakes being reported within two minutes of each other. First, According to to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Center there was a M2.4 earthquake at 5:46 p.m. about 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford. Source: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000mnk4#summary. Second, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported a 4.1 …

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City, Police Union Announce Agreement on 4-Year Contract

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and New Bedford Police Union President Hank Turgeon announced today that they have reached an agreement for a new 4-year labor contract. Mayor Mitchell and Union President Turgeon announced the agreement at a press conference in City Hall alongside New Bedford Police Chief David Provencher, …

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New Bedford’s New Collection Program for Trash & Recyclables

New Bedford has partnered with ABC Disposal to implement a new curbside collection program for trash and recyclables designed to increase citywide recycling, reduce litter and decrease the amount of trash sent to the Crapo Hill landfill. Beginning on June 23, 2014 throughout New Bedford, ABC Disposal will collect trash …

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