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The New Bedford Travel Guide

The New Bedford Travel Guide, produced and sponsored by Slocum Design Studio of Dartmouth, MA, was recently released for Summer/Fall 2012. The first-edition guide is available in print and on the web. Visitors and residents alike can grab a free copy at local businesses, or request a free print or …

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East and West Beaches Closed to Swimming Today

The New Bedford Health Department has announced that East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard, as well as the beach inside Fort Taber Park are closed to swimming today. Significant rainfall over the last 24 hours has raised the threat …

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2013 Miss New Bedford $6,000 Scholarship

The Miss New Bedford Scholarship Program is now seeking contestants for their 60th annual Miss New Bedford Pageant!  In honor of the program’s 60th anniversary, Miss New Bedford will receive a $6,000 scholarship! Since the very first crowning of Miss New Bedford, Judith Drake, in 1954, the pageant has defined …

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New Bedford Police Recover Stolen Assault Rifle

In a press conference today New Bedford Police Chief David A. Provencher and Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the recovery of a police-issue AR-15 assault rifle and thirty rounds of ammunition which were recently stolen from the trunk of a unmarked police vehicle that was parked in the driveway of an officer’s …

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New Bedford Guide’s July Facebook Cover Photo Contest

NewBedfordGuide.com hosted photo contests in April and May. April’s results can be seen here and May’s can be seen here. We are once again offering our Facebook cover photo to one photographer this month through a free contest. Our Facebook cover photo is valuable real estate for any photographer because the New Bedford Guide …

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Ted Movie Review

Ted is a movie about a fuzzy and adorable teddy bear that comes to life after a lonely little boy wishes for a friend.  It’s a movie about love, friendship and learning to grow up.  Oh, and it’s also filled with jokes based on stereotypes, some nudity, plenty of drug …

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New Bedford Line Shuttle Service

This Thursday, July 5th at 11 a.m. the New Bedford Whaling Historic Park will launch the NB Line Park Shuttle service. The official launch will occur at the Visitor’s Center on 31 William Street downtown. The public is welcome to attend. The NB Line service will run from 9 a.m. …

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New Bedford Historic Parks Receives Impact Grant

New Bedford Historic Park Visitors Center

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, is proud to award New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park a 2012 Impact Grant to support the launch of Having Our Say: From Civil War to Civil Rights, a project that will gather information of the African American experience …

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Four Acres Added to Acushnet River Reserve

Acushnet River Reserve

The Buzzards Bay Coalition has added another four acres of land to the expanding Acushnet River Reserve, a major step forward in protecting the river’s remaining natural shoreline and wildlife habitats. The Reserve stretches along the undeveloped portions of the river’s eastern shore, from the river restoration at the former …

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