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IRS Scam Hits New Bedford

Recently, a New Bedford resident received a call from a person claiming to be from the IRS. He was told that if he didn’t pay an outstanding debt, the New Bedford Police were in possession of a warrant for his arrest and would come get him. Shortly thereafter, he received …

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Domestic Dispute Results in 4 Illegal Firearms Recovered

This account is from the New Bedford Police Department. This morning at approximately 8:40am a female went to her boyfriend’s house to retrieve some clothing. He verbally threatened and shoved her. She then called police for assistance. Upon arrival at address on Austin Ct., officers learned that the male half …

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Parking Ticket Revenue Down 29%, First Decline Since 2006

In recent years we’ve pointed out how the parking ticket revenue increased significantly since 2006. From an article I produced last year: “…the city raised over $1.2 million from parking tickets and  fees  during the fiscal year that ends June 30. In fiscal 2011, the city raised $1 million, up from …

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 2013

Remember how cold it was last February? People in Massachusetts experienced Winter Storm Nemo (or the Blizzard of 2013) last February and New Bedford was blanketed with snow for weeks. You can check out our Blizzard Nemo Gallery on Facebook to relive the frigid temps! It is never too early to …

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Bishop Stang Open House – Sunday, November 3rd

Who: Bishop Stang High School, a diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school located in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. For questions and to learn more, contact Admissions Director, Christine Payette, (508) 996-5602 x 424. What: Information on Academic Programs, Campus Tours, Athletic and Co-curricular Fair, Financial Options, iPad Integration Initiative & more When: …

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New Bedford Man Charged With Murder of Fairhaven Woman

District Attorney Sam Sutter and Fairhaven Police Chief Michael Myers today announced that a 36-year-old New Bedford man has been formally charged with the October 14th murder of 69-year-old Joyce Howland in Fairhaven. Joshua Silva, 36, of 26 Oak Street, New Bedford, is charged with murder and armed robbery. State …

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One Pound ‘Miracle baby’ Born in New Bedford

What started out as a week full of medical complications for Rebecca and Derrick Kimball, culminated in a several hours of chaos that resulted in the birth of their third child Kennadee three months early. Together, with their immediate family assisting, they delivered and saved their one-pound, 6-month old child right …

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Luxx Beauty Bar Grand Opening, Raffle, and still hiring!

SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA – November 1, 2013– Luxx Beauty Bar, a beauty salon that offers upscale and premier beauty treatments is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new location on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at 13 Russells Mills Road in South Dartmouth, MA. …

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