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Giesta Seeks End to ‘Most Violent’ City Title

This week the FBI released its crime statistics data for 2014. Democratic Mayoral Candidate Maria Giesta expressed her concerns at New Bedford being rated worst for violent crime in the state of Massachusetts. “We’re not talking about pickpockets and vagrants, these statistics speak to rape, murder and violent assaults. New Bedford …

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9th Annual Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

Salty the Seahorse and the Mattapoisett Land Trust once again wish to invite children of all ages to join us for what has become a fall tradition of fun in the firelight on Saturday, October 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Dunseith Gardens (Route 6 at North Street). The …

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Bishop Stang Class of 1965

On Sunday, September 27, the Bishop Stang Class of 1965 celebrated their 50th Reunion with a Memorial Mass in the Chapel of the Annunciation at Bishop Stang High School.

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The Schooner “Adventure” will be the focus of October Film Night

The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, October 16th at 7:00 PM with Gloucester’s Adventure: An American Story. Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, and the Working Waterfront Festival. Films about the working waterfront are screened on the third …

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Working Waterfront Festival Contests Showcase Fishing Industry Skills

The 2015 Working Waterfront Festival (September 26 & 27) featured a variety of competitions throughout the weekend. Participants competed in whaleboat races; a tug boat muster; net mending, splicing, link squeezing, and scallop shucking contests; a Nautical Tattoo Contest, and a Seafood Throwdown. Each event showcased a variety of industry …

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