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Register for The Chat: Abortion rights in Greater New Bedford

The New Bedford Light’s Jack Spillane will be joined by women leaders from across South Coast for a special episode of The Chat this Wednesday at 7 p.m. to talk about abortion rights in Greater New Bedford after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Chapman Dickerson, CEO of Bask, talks about the future of cannabis

“I think it [cannabis] hasn’t plateaued yet, and there’s always new people getting into it. … They realize how good it made them feel in college. And they’re like, ‘hey, I want to feel like that again,’ and so they’re exploring it.” — Chapman Dickerson

Tune in tonight for the second meeting of the Fine Arts Club

Another meeting, another chance to see fabulous art by local artists and get the chance to purchase a work of your very own. Tonight, starting at 7 on Zoom, The New Bedford Light will hold its second Fine Arts Club meeting. As always, the free meeting is open to artists, prospective buyers, and anyone else…

Watch the latest episode of The Chat: An evening with the Pocasset Tribe

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, Jack Spillane will be joined by four members of the Pocasset Tribe to talk about the history of their tribe, their efforts to regain control of their reservation land, and the story of Weetamoo, a female sachem (chief), who played a major role in King Philip’s War.

Audio: Jack Spillane discusses the most important New Bedford issues on WBSM on May 1

New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane joined Jim Phillips on WBSM’s Townsquare Sunday show to break down the Dartmouth Indians controversy following a vote by the school committee to keep the logo and nickname, curriculum issues in New Bedford middle schools, Mayor Jon Mitchell’s State of the City address and the debut of the New…

Nicholas Sullivan looks ahead to a ‘Blue Revolution’ of high-tech fishing

“The consumption of fish over the last 20 or 30 years has been growing much faster than the consumption of meat, partly because people like the idea of lean protein with Omega-three and Omega-six fatty acids. But people want to know where their fish come from, they want to know that it’s sustainable …”


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