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Care Free Homes will kick off their 2nd annual roof giveaway

Care Free Homes, a local home improvement contractor, will kick off their 2nd annual roof giveaway, No Roof Left Behind, on Sunday, August 21, 2016. ​No Roof Left Behind, a national program, partners with local contractors to give a free roof to struggling homeowners. Care Free Homes will install a …

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Governor Baker Signs Anti-Animal Cruelty Bill

Governor Charles D. Baker signed a bill sponsored by Senate Assistant Majority Leader and Rules Chairman Mark C. Montigny (D-New Bedford) that will crack down on animal abuse and cruelty. The legislation, An Act to prevent animal suffering and death, will restrict dog tethering, prohibit leaving a dog outdoors during …

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Your Theatre Announces Season Opener California Suite

Your Theatre, Inc., director Robin Richard of New Bedford, MA, has cast ten South Coast actors for the September Season Opening production of California Suite, by Neil Simon. The ten cast members are Wade Martin of Berkley, Cheryl Day, Michael Mirpourian, Carol Oliva and Tony Oliva of Fairhaven, Susan Wing …

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“Drought Watch” For Southeastern Massachusetts

New Bedford to Encourage Water Conservation Practices In light of the state Executive Office of Energy and Environment’s recent decision to upgrade the drought condition for Southeastern Massachusetts from “Drought Advisory” to “Drought Watch,” the City of New Bedford is taking steps to educate residents about ways they can help …

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City of New Bedford Roadwork for week of August 22-27 2016

The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for this upcoming week of August 22, 2016 – August 27, 2016 and they are as follows: The City of New Bedford – Department of Public Infrastructure New Bedford / Fairhaven Bridge: •Please be aware of detours and traffic delays, follow signs …

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House Break in New Bedford leads to arrest

On Friday August 12th a house break took place in the area of Tinkham and Hope St. The resident had left for several hours only to return and find the rear door of his apartment kicked in. Personal belongings were taken in the break. An investigation conducted by Det. Raul …

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14 Things to do this Weekend (August 19-August 21)

Guess what? No rain forecasted at all this weekend! However, it will be quite humid for the vast majority of the weekend with temperatures hitting almost 90 degrees on Friday and “dropping” to the low 80s for the remaining part of the weekend. Overnights and mornings will be in the …

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Faces Of New Bedford #64 – Rayana Grace

Meet Rayana Grace, 24-year-old Youth Development Director at the YMCA. Rayana, who has lived in the city her entire life, couldn’t imagine living and working anywhere else. After graduating from Boston College with a degree in Sociology and African/African-Diaspora studies, she had friends who took their skills and talents elsewhere, …

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The Schwartz Center Receives $12,500 Grant from Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation

Photo: Representatives from The Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation present The Schwartz Center with a grant in the amount of $12,500 for early intervention education. From left to right: Elizabeth Pimental, BCSB Dartmouth Branch Manager; Koreen Santos, BCSB Foundation’s Southcoast Advisory Board member and President; Beatriz Oliveira, The Schwartz …

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