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New Bedford Man Arrested for Drunken Hit-and-Run in South End
NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man faces multiple charges after committing a hit-and-run in the city’s south end early Sunday morning. New Bedford Police received a report that a vehicle drove through traffic lights at the intersection of County and Allen Streets, struck and damaged a vehicle and then
HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford is seeking to fill an EMT position
PAY: $13.39hr – $19.12hr. Responds to given locations with lights and siren, driving in a defensive manner, obeying the rules of the road. Working alongside a Paramedic, stabilizes patients at scene, i.e. CPR, airway management, control bleeding, assists in starting IV, splints body as needed using
New Bedford cold weather overflow shelter open tonight, Dec. 10
Due to the expected low temperatures, the overflow at 71 Division Street will be opened again tonight. Guests should plan to arrive for 6:00pm and the cutoff will be 8:30pm. All inquiries can be forwarded to Sister Rose House and 1-800-homeless’
J.R. Reitz, Longtime Fun 107 Personality, Passes Away
NEW BEDFORD — Longtime morning personality familiar to SouthCoast listeners J.R. Reitz has passed away. Reitz passed unexpectedly at his New Bedford home. He was 64 years old.
Feds boost New Bedford offshore offering
Department of Transportation grant will help develop new staging site at port for wind sector. The Port of New Bedford in Massachusetts is to receive federal funding to improve its infrastructure and environment, including a new site for offshore wind staging.
JACK SPILLANE: A rogue agency gets set to shut down another New Bedford fishery
Both when he was mayor and afterwards. In 2013, Lang helped organize the Center for Sustainable Fisheries as a grassroots lobbying group to try to make sure New Bedford fishermen were not totally forgotten by NOAA. He’s worked for the industry for a long time and seen a lot of arguments from both si
Fall Rivers Bank Robber, Cody Toolis Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison
A Fall River man who stole a car in New Bedford in April 2017, and used it later the same day as his getaway vehicle after robbing a bank in Tiverton was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison.
Taunton man convicted of 2015 manslaughter sentenced to more than 18 years in prison
TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Taunton man convicted of shooting and killing a man in 2015 was sentenced Monday to more than 18 and a half years in state prison, officials say. Lorenze DaVeiga, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of assault and
Man Found Dead in Stop & Shop Parking Lot in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office are investigating after a man was found deceased in a grocery store parking lot on Thursday.
New Bedford Man Sentenced for Cocaine Trafficking
FALL RIVER — Ivan Fontanez, a 47-year-old New Bedford man, plead guilty and was sentenced in the Fall River Superior Court on December 3, 2108, for trafficking in cocaine, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.
Woman stabbed, abandoned victim on highway in Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER — An East Falmouth woman faces domestic assault charges after stabbing and abandoning another woman on the side of a local highway interchange Saturday, police said.
Santa Claus Surprises Fall River Shopping Center [PHOTOS]
It was a chilly day in Fall River, but Santa's Christmas Spirit warmed us right up. For the last five to six years around this time of year, Santa has been known to come around the Fall River area, especially in the Fall River Shopping Center, and surprise shoppers, workers, and children who just so
Suspect in deadly New Bedford crash set to be arraigned
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — A man accused in a crash that killed a father of two is set to be arraigned Friday. According to the Bristol County District Attorney's office, Justin Castro will be arraigned on charges of manslaughter and motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence and ne
Faces Of New Bedford #183: Chris Andrade
Meet Chris Andrade, 32-year-old Program Supervisor at the Key Program, Inc. As a lifelong native of New Bedford, he recalls facing adversity as a youth being raised in public housing and coming from an immigrant family. Despite these challenges, Chris was thankful to have a strong supportive family
Couple Indicted On Prostitution Charges
A Fairhaven couple charged in February with operating a prostitution ring on the Upper Cape was indicted last Friday, November 30, by a grand jury in Barnstable Superior Court.
No bail for New Bedford man held in crash that killed Dartmouth man
NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man is being held without bail in connection to a Nov. 13 crash that claimed the life of a Dartmouth man, who just weeks earlier had provided medical aid to a Fall River shooting victim, court records say.
Meet Miranda, the Six-Year-Old Coonhound Mix [CAUSE FOR PAWS]
Please contact the Lighthouse Animal Shelter for more information on Miranda. You can also start the adoption process online or schedule a time to meet him. Please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (508) 999-7387. View all dogs/cats for adoption at www.lighthouseanimalshe
Man ordered held in fatal New Bedford crash
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) — A man accused of driving under the influence and killing another man in a car crash in New Bedford was ordered held without bail Friday. Justin Castro was charged with manslaughter and motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence. He was arraigned in New Bed
OPINION: City of New Bedford should reward property owners who perform renovations
Joshua Medeiros Botelho provided some great points on New Bedford Guide’s Facebook page in response to the City of New Bedford raising property taxes for 2019:. “This is one of the biggest reasons why you see so many run-down homes. The majority of houses in New Bedford are owned by landlords. Now,
Youth basketball coach gets prison for molesting player
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A former youth basketball coach from Massachusetts has been sentenced to prison for up to seven years after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a player.