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Girl Scouts plan to rally Acushnet voters to new community center in run up to Town Meeting
Local Girl Scouts are looking to rally voters in the run up to Monday's Town Meeting, when residents will get another crack at sending a new library and community center to the ballot.
Thu May 16, 2013
Coutinho says billing quarterly should help residents with water costs
Town Administrator Alan Coutinho said May 8 the town has decided to bill residents quarterly for water and sewer.
Meat, Seafood and More Raffle: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, May 18.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police seize loaded handgun, arrest teen in New Bedford
Officers and detectives arrested a teen and seized a loaded handgun from the trunk of his car Monday night at Wing Street and Acushnet Avenue, police said.
Planning officials unveil blueprint for city's future
City and regional planning officials Monday night unfolded a potential blueprint for the next five years of development and preservation in New Bedford, but only a few residents were on hand to see it.
Mon May 13, 2013
AGUIAR: of New Bedford, Sunday, May 12, 2013, Fernando F., 76. Husband of Maria Odelta Aguiar.
Sun May 12, 2013
Steve Urbon: Titleist breaks the mold as model employer
Diane Medeiros says she doesn't like golf, doesn't watch it much on TV. But she's proud that the golf balls that she helped manufacture at Titleist are the very ones that the tournament pros are hitting around the world.
Thu May 09, 2013
Acushnet Town Meeting will be May 20
Unlike Fairhaven's Town Meeting, which has elected members, any resident may vote at Acushnet's annual Town Meeting on May 20.
Wed May 08, 2013
Meat, Seafood and More Raffle: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on May 18.
Candidate profile: Albin R. Johnson III, Marion Board of Health
The Standard-Times asked candidates in upcoming town elections to fill out the following questionnaire.
Tue May 07, 2013
Road extension will open up new land in business park
An access road is being built in the New Bedford Business Park that will open up a 54-acre lot for new development, including possible future offshore wind partners.
Mon May 06, 2013
Letter: Drivers need to know the rules of the road
Thanks to the town of Acushnet for re-painting the double yellow lines on the back roads recently.
Fri May 03, 2013
Felipe S. Delgado
Felipe S. Delgado, 87, of New Bedford, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the New Bedford Healthcare Center.
Wed May 01, 2013
Brooklawn Park improves after 3-year renovation
A pastoral gift to the city 150 years ago, Brooklawn Park is almost at the end of a three-year face-lift to make it more accessible and attractive for families.
Jeanne A. Altman, 90
Jeanne A. Altman, 90, of New Bedford, died Sunday, April 28, 2013. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Altman.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Former court official pleads guilty, receives probation
A former assistant clerk-magistrate in New Bedford District Court pleaded guilty to tampering and forgery charges and will serve probation but no jail time under a plea agreement.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Alvin G. Souza Sr.
Alvin G. "Sgt. Souza" Souza, Sr., husband of Lucille Souza, died at his Taunton home on April 28, 2013.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Acushnet cleanup is Saturday
Acushnet Citizens Together Improving Our Neighborhoods, or ACTION, will host its annual Clean Up Acushnet Day from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Herring's Acushnet River comeback leaves environmentalists hopeful
Attracted to rushing water, the fish swim upstream, darting over rocks and ledges to the ponds of their birth where they will reproduce.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Fairhaven family holding April 27 fish fry to aid youngster with MD
A Fairhaven family is holding a fish fry Saturday, April 27, to help raise money to buy a wheelchair-accessible van for 8-year old Owen Costa, who has muscular dystrophy.