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  1. Holy Week for Christians begins SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Lenten series with other churches which has been hugely successful. The church is located at 2195 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford.  - Dartmouth Bible Church will be holding a joint Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 3 in conjunction with several ...

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  2. Live and work near downtown New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Five parcels of land near downtown New Bedford being sold as one - which includes three-story home built in 1925, a two-story carriage house and spacious back parking lot. Living or working near downtown New Bedford today can be a great commodity with the renaissance the area is currently undergoing, but finding the right space can be daunting.

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  3. SouthCoast lawyers: New Bedford a not the poor stepchilda in statea s casino plansRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Two longtime local lawyers, both former city solicitors under previous New Bedford mayors, alleged Friday that state gaming officials are treating southeastern Massachusetts unfairly in their consideration of casino applications and could be endangering casino developers' ability to secure investment in the region. The issue of whether casino projects elsewhere in New England and the state, including the Boston area, could over-saturate the market for New Bedford - a concern raised earlier this month by members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission - reopened a decades-old wound.

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  4. Ana M. Rodrigues, 97Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Ana M. Rodrigues, 97 of New Bedford passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Our Lady's Haven. She was the wife of the late Manuel J. Rodrigues and daughter of the late Bento and Isabel Medeiros.

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  5. Your Theatre holds open auditions TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... nurturing new talent to bring to our stage. Young and old alike, there is a lot of yet unseen talent in Greater New Bedford, and we'd like to work with them, train, and put the best actors on the stage." Auditions will consist of a series of cold ...

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  6. God's work visible at half marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    (Editor's note: Marcia Hathaway of Dartmouth wrote this prayerful reflection after participating in the New Bedford Half Marathon March 15. ) Lord, You showed us there are many ways to pray. Not only in a church building, but in community with ...

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  7. Flag honors Robert Shea, WWII bombardierRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Medal, the Distinguished Unit Badge, and  the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters. Shea was born in New Bedford on April 7, 1920, and spent most of his life there until moving to North Dartmouth, where he lived for 20 years. He was the son of ...

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  8. Vote 'yes' on BPW ballot questionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Everyone seemed to be going in different directions. On occasion, the town would have to work with the City of New Bedford on some public works issue, and I was always impressed with how the mayor and his administration could speak with one voice ...

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  9. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Pro-Tech Energy Solutions recently completed a 1.7 megawatt solar installation on the capped Sullivan's Ledge landfill in New Bedford, Mass. Pro-Tech received the 2015 PV Project of Distinction Award, along with project partners BlueWave Capital and SunEdison, for the installation.

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  10. OutdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... need to register. Volunteers and sponsors are welcome; email crow76@gmail.com. Warming House, Buttonwood Park, New Bedford. Seal walk: 10 a.m. March 28. Presented by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust and Lloyd Center Research Associate Jamie Bogart. ...

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  11. New Bedford City Council honors S-T photographer Peter PereiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    NEW BEDFORD ­- It's not customary for a newspaper to celebrate one of its own, but remarks made Thursday night in City Hall by longtime local photographer Peter Pereira of The Standard-Times transcended conventions. The City Council awarded Pereira a citation at the beginning of Thursday night's meeting, in recognition of recent awards he'd won from organizations including the New England Newspaper & Press Association.

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  12. Joan C. Grace, 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Joan C. Grace, 94, of New Bedford died March 26, 2015 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. She was the former wife of the late Frank M. Almeida and Augustine A. Grace.

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  13. 10 Things to do on Friday, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to transcend old programs and fear-based limiting beliefs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Gallery X, 169 William St., New Bedford. 6. Maybe get a message from beyond. Internationally acclaimed spiritual medium Roland Comtois will be at the Wamsutta ...

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  14. Our View: Downtown sparkles, but a brighter future demands the right choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    There was a point in Mayor Jon Mitchell's delivery of his fourth annual State of the City address on Thursday when one couldn't help but say, “This guy really has a vision for New Bedford.” He used the word “vision” only three times in his 6,300-word speech, but he uttered the word “downtown” at least 25 times.

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  15. "Wicked' author Gregory Maguire at UMass-Dartmouth brunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Cape Cod Times

    Who: Gregory Maguire, author of "Wicked" and other re-imagined children's stories; Cuban memoirist Carlos Eire; UMD professor and author Janet Freedman; novelist Jennifer Haigh; and Victoria Wilson, senior editor and vice-president of Alfred Knopf Publishers. Cost: $35, checks payable to Claire T. Carney Library Associates and sent to Rita Raymond, 1032 Sterling St., New Bedford, MA 02745.

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  16. Text of Mayor Mitchell's State of the City addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Following is the text of Mayor Jon Mitchell's 2015 State of the City address, as prepared. The mayor's actual speech varied slightly in wording when it was delivered Thursday afternoon at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical School.

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  17. Patricia A. Smith-CabralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Silvia. Survivors include: four daughters Michelle Bolarinho and her husband John of Acushnet, Christine Hill of New Bedford, Ann Marie Braga and her husband Larry of Florida, Jody Lynn Scott of North Carolina; five sisters; four brothers. Also ...

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  18. Maria C. Leite, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Maria C. daConceicao Leite, 92 of New Bedford passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at St. Luke's hospital. She was the widow of Elias M. Leite and daughter of the late Manuel Taveira Raposo and Maria daGloria Raposo.

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  19. Linda J. MedeirosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Linda Jean Medeiros, aged 61 years of New Bedford passed away March 23, 2015 in her home with her family by her side after a 2 1/2 year courageous and hard fought battle with ovarian cancer. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother and grandmother.

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  20. Antone M. EnosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    He was the husband of the late Pauline Enos, and son of the late Mary Enos and the late Michael Enos. He is survived by his three children, Michael F. Enos of Glendale, AZ, Gary A. Enos of Gorham, ME, and Tobi J. Enos of New Bedford; two sisters, Christina Anderson of Lithonia, GA and Phyllis Stewart of New Bedford; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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