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Ocean Explorium Reaches Fund Raising Goal!

The Ocean Explorium announced that it has met the first phase fundraising goal of $100,000. According to executive director Abbey Spargo, “The greater New Bedford community took our message to heart and rallied to save their Ocean Explorium. There was a flurry of giving over the weekend and we are …

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New Bedford Bay Sox 2013

The New Bedford Bay Sox, the Southcoast’s own Major League Baseball affiliated collegiate summer league team, have solidified their roster for the 2013 season. This year’s roster includes top-notch talent from big name schools including Notre Dame, Duke, West Virginia, Boston College, and Georgetown. Three players from the Southcoast region …

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Katherine Knowles Departs Zeiterion Theatre

Late last week The Board of Trustees of the Zeiterion Theatre, Inc. (“The Z”) voted to enact a plan of internal restructuring in the context of creating a long-term viable financial plan. Unfortunately, this plan eliminated the position of Chief Executive Officer previously held by Katherine Knowles. This difficult decision …

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10 Tempting Summer Blockbusters You MUST See

Although summer is a time for beaches, barbeques, and lots of other outdoors activities, it is also known for big blockbusters. When heat waves hit, the refreshing AC is a wonderful retreat, and kicking back with an ice-cold soda and a good movie isn’t a bad way to cool off. …

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New Bedford Side Lot Sales Program

At a press conference in a residential neighborhood on Pleasant Street today, Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the launch of an exciting new program designed to reduce the number of vacant lots in New Bedford.  Under the new program, eligible property owners may acquire, at a deeply discounted price, vacant city-owned …

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New Bedford’s Paul Revere Sign Coming Down

City officials announced today they will take down a neon sign of Paul Revere on horseback that is visible from I-195 in New Bedford to prevent irreparable damage to the structure and for safety reasons. In its current unstable state, the sign poses a public safety hazard and its present …

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UFC 159: Jones vs Sonnen Preview & Results!

135#: Bryan Caraway vs Johnny Bedford wins by Guillotine in RD3! 205#: Gian Villante vs Ovince St. Preux wins by Unanimous Decision! 135#: Sara McMann vs Sheila Gaff wins by TKO in RD1! 155#: Rustam Khabilov vs Yancy Medeiros wins by TKO in RD1! 145#: Leonard Garcia vs Cody McKenzie …

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Southeastern Massachusetts Time Exchange Reaches 100-Member Milestone!

The Southeastern Massachusetts Time Exchange, a non-profit cooperative program where the time one spends performing social services is converted into redeemable credits, has officially grown to 100 members. This is an important milestone for the ever-expanding organization, which only just launched 4 months ago, since it illustrates its appeal to …

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