Work in the mills may have allowed New Bedford residents to make a living, but it was never a good living for most. And it was never an easy life.
After suffering three strokes, a heart attack and double pneumonia, the WBSM host tells columnist Jack Spillane he does not know for sure whether he literally died.
Columnist Jack Spillane surveys the pandemic’s toll on New Bedford, from the Latino community to health care workers.
Tarby was a fun-loving guy who people liked to be around. He would just go up and talk to total strangers.
After graduating from Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, Michael P. Cassidy enlisted in the Marines and fought in Operation Desert Storm. He died on April 28, 2021, after a long battle with COVID-19.
Joan Stratton had lung issues and died at St. Luke’s Hospital on Feb., 12, 2021, from complications due to COVID-19. She was 70 years old.
Fred Kalisz died from COVID-19 complications on Jan. 27, 2021. He was 63 years old.