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Musician Spotlight: Blackhouse

I recently spoke with Kevin Grant, lead singer of the New Bedford based band Blackhouse about rocking the low end. You can follow them on their Facebook page. Eric: Who is in the band and how did it start? Kevin: My prior bands (Iron Oak and Judo Heirs) had imploded, …

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Update From Mayor on New Bedford Schools

Earlier this week I invited New Bedford School Superintendent Dr. Mary Lou Francis to begin a conversation about her role in the New Bedford Public School Department. Dr. Francis has since expressed an interest in engaging in that conversation, and I am hopeful that a constructive dialogue will follow. I …

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The Hunger Games Movie Review

The Hunger Games Movie Review

When a movie takes in $155 million dollars in its opening weekend, it’s hard not to wonder what all the hype is about.  “The Hunger Games” has set a record for most revenue for a non-franchise movie in an opening weekend, and third best debut of all times, only falling …

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City to Offer Tax Credit Assistance

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and the Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (CEDC) are encouraging residents of New Bedford to learn whether they qualify for valuable tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the MA Senior Circuit Breaker. Interested residents must contact the CEDC to make an …

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Website Launched to Help Home Buyers, Owners

The City of New Bedford Office of Housing and Community Development and the Fall River and New Bedford Housing Partnership, launched a new website designed to provide both prospective homebuyers and homeowners with a full range of information. At www.frnbhp.com, homebuyers can access information including upcoming homebuyer education classes, down payment …

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Mustache March—A Storied Tradition

Every spring (with a few exceptions), I travel from Massachusetts to Colorado to visit friends and to hit the slopes in the magnificent Rocky Mountains.  About five years ago on a trip to Breckenridge, I noticed a trend that I really hadn’t seen much of since the 80’s when my …

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