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Wilks Library: Book club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.; Will host a monthly writers' group on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. All writers welcome, no matter their experience.
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Two historic city buildings, the Seamen's Bethel and Mariners' Home on Johnny Cake Hill, are set to be restored.
Mark Turek/Trinity Rep Rachel Warren, as Nancy, leads "Oliver!" cast members in the rowdy drinking song, "Oom-Pah-Pah," in the musical production at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.
In an effort to meet the needs of seniors, "Senior Scene" includes news items of interest to senior citizens as well as important information about senior centers and Councils on Aging within each of the communities in our region.
Dawn Blake Souza lives in New Bedford. she was part of a group applyng for a medicinal marijuana dispensary license in New Bedford.
In 1765, the Nantucket whaling merchant Joseph Rotch arrived in the village of Bedford of the Acushnet River with an investment decision to make.
Beginning Monday, New Bedford youth ages 14 through 21 may preregister online for the 2014 summer jobs program with New Directions Southcoast Inc. Online preregistration at www.newdirectionssouthcoast.org .
The New Bedford area's unemployment rate increased along with the rest of the state in January, with Greater New Bedford dropping 2,600 of its roughly 71,000 jobs and lifting the percentage of unemployed to 11.7 percent.
The general contractor's bids were set to be unveiled Monday, but that has been pushed back to March 17 after a protest on a subcontracting bid that was opened last month.
The Portuguese American Police Association scholarship fundraiser, held Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the United Fisherman Club in New Bedford.
A 71-year-old man is missing in New Bedford after it is believed he went on a walk Sunday afternoon and did not return.
Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on one roll call and local senators on four from the week of March 3-7.
A fire that broke out in a bedroom at 322 Dartmouth St. early Saturday morning could have had a far worse outcome, officials said Sunday.