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The five confirmed cases were traced to four separate groups within the club that night, including one member of an 11-person bachelorette party.
State police say an EMT and paramedic on the scene the night of the accidents described it as “obvious” that he had been drinking and that they smelled alcohol on his breath.
They agreed to devote a portion of the Cannon Street site for a modern seafood offloading facility where the public could view the fishing boats as they purchase fresh fish.
This year DATMA is up and down Union again, and over on MacArthur Drive, between the State Pier and the Black Whale.
Councilors tend to avoid making any cuts to the salaries, health care and pension benefits of city employees, lest they incur the wrath of municipal unions.
The number of fully vaccinated Hispanics in New Bedford is just 24%, compared to 40% of whites, 36% of Blacks and 17% of people who identify as multiracial.
The three-member Board of Selectmen has made it clear over the last month that the Pride flag has no place on the property that is the seat of town government in Fairhaven.
As people get ready for a big summer of art and music, the city continues to lag behind most of the state in the number of folks who are vaccinated.
Cisco Brewers is going to draw back the curtain on what lovely city beaches New Bedford has, with vistas every bit as breathtaking as West Island and sparkling ocean as charming as Horseneck.
A month into the 2021 municipal election’s campaign filing period, the William Street political world is abuzz over a Ward 6 race that would normally be a low-key affair.
“If the city has the political will, it can make any of this work,” said Robert Terrell, a lecturer at Tufts University.
As real estate prices increase, there is evidence that low-income residents are being forced out of homes in New Bedford.
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.
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