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In 1838, he escaped and set up home in New Bedford with the help of Nathan and Polly Johnson, whose New Bedford home still stands as a National ... the world, and this is but one way we can honor his life's work that has yet to receive the full appreciation it deserves in New Bedford and Massachusetts.
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“Massachusetts and New England in general is one of the biggest biomedical and pharmaceutical in the country or in the world,'' he said. “Are there parts of the fish that we're landing in New Bedford every day that can you know benefit the biomedical industry?...It could really be a game-changer for a place ...
Through fog, wind, ice and whatever else Mother Nature wants to throw at it, the Port of New Bedford keeps going. No other port in the United States brought in more revenue in 2016 than New Bedford's $327 million, NOAA announced in November. Today, we highlight the working waterfront with a ...
The major problem was that although New Bedford had built and paid for the Armory, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts had requisitioned it in 1907 and they owned it. The Commonwealth did not pay a dime for the building. The State still wanted fair market value if New Bedford wanted it back.
Members of the Dartmouth Police Honor Guard sing along in the hymns during a Blue Mass held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in South Dartmouth to honor police officers, firefighters and other first responders and their families for their service to the community. [DAVID W. OLIVEIRA/STANDARD-TIMES ...

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Bernard F. and Rita E. (Harrington) Murphy, she was a graduate of Holy Family High School and Boston College School of ... She worked as a nurse at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston and was a nursing instructor at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA.
Mr. Rafael also had boats to harvest scallops, which now make up a much greater share of New Bedford's total landings than groundfish do. ... has been well known in the commercial fishing industry for 30 years,” said Andrew Lelling, the United States attorney for Massachusetts, who prosecuted the case.
Wendy Hall, who will serve as associate producer for New Bedford Festival Theatre's summer production of “West Side Story” led a master dance class Sunday at the New Bedford YMCA, featuring original choreography for the show. Hall is a nationally-known award-winning director, performer, ...
NEW BEDFORD — Crews managed to lift the fishing vessel Nemesis out of about 20 feet of water on Friday. The Dinah Jane remained submerged but will be pulled from the water soon. It has yet to be determined when exactly. The two Carlos Rafael scallopers sank around 1:30 a.m. Monday at Homer's ...
... ferry terminal is hoping their regional look at transportation will make a persuasive case that New Bedford is the right place to handle trucks going to and from Martha's Vineyard. The group has dubbed itself SMART — an acronym for Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Transportation — and is working ...
... School nurses from the New Bedford Public Schools distributed winter coats and hygiene products to needy students Monday as part of an annual coat drive led by nurses and sponsored by the New Bedford Educators Association. Using money the association receives from the Massachusetts Teachers' ...
Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Dianne Feinstein of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Cory Booker of New Jersey voted no, as did Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Feinstein said she wasn't persuaded by McConnell's assurances and did not know how a proposal to protect the ...
A reader sent us this photo of a wind-carved Flying Elvis that formed in a snow drift outside her Wareham home. We published the picture with other reader photos just before the Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the 2015 Super Bowl. [Photo contributed by Nadia Melim] ...
Help me,' and she was laying on the sidewalk covered in blood, ambulance, cops, everybody arrived," said Melanson. "I'm just more scared because I got two little ones, too close to home right across the street," she added. Investigators with New Bedford and Massachusetts State Police were at the crime scene until early ...
The Bristol District Attorney's Office said Chantel Bruno was found in an Ashley Boulevard triple decker at about 1:20 a.m. and transported to St. Luke's Hospital. She was pronounced dead about an hour later. New Bedford police and Massachusetts State Police detectives attached to the district attorney's ...
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All total, the bank presented $274,423 in grants to 39 non-profit organizations in the New Bedford-Dartmouth/Fall River regions, as well as the Taunton/Attleboro, Massachusetts and Pawtucket, Rhode Island regions. The organizations in the New Bedford-Dartmouth/Fall River region that received grants ...
He is certified by both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and is licensed in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. Dr. Liebowitz was adjunct clinical instructor for New England College of Osteopathic Medicine where he created the psychiatry ...
PREGAME Anton Khudobin vs. Kari Lehtonen The Dallas Stars are coached now by Ken Hitchcock, the man who guided franchise to the Stanley Cup in 1999 and back to a six-game final in the sequel season that they lost to the then-dynastic New Jersey Devils. At 24-17-3 (8-11-2 on the road), the Stars ...
This new second generation “all-Mazda” CX-9 delivers solid good looks and a company-built four-cylinder turbo that not only runs like a V-6, it sounds like one too. The CX-9 offers three row seating and delivers the sporty handling that Mazda manufactured vehicles are known for. Notable, too, is how the ...
NEW BEDFORD — For the anniversary of the Women's March, a city councilor and two local women have organized a march downtown among a forum, ... Ribeiro, Bethany Fauteux of #NBW3: The Ward 3 Project and Ruth Chicca, president of Action Together Massachusetts, organized a forum, luncheon, ...
Police identified him as 21-year-old Jiram Ortiz. According to sources, the family had just moved to Hartford from New Bedford, Massachusetts, last week. Police say Ortiz's 17-year-old brother was at the scene when officers arrived and has been charged with murder. It was unclear if he had obtained an ...
Medical records were found dumped in New Bedford, sparking concern in the community. ... The records belonged to MD Medical Spa and Wellness Center in Hyannis and Norwell, Massachusetts. ... Robert Munro said he was involved with the facility and hired a man named Dave in New Bedford to shred the documents.
George continued his studies at the Boston Technical Institute and graduated with a degree in radio and television engineering. He worked as a radio DJ for local stations WSAR, WALE and WBSM and was employed for 19 years at WTEV 6 in New Bedford. Upon his retirement in 1974, he proudly opened ...
After growing and being educated in New Bedford, Steve moved to Dartmouth and resided there for the last 30 years. Starting a family, he became a beloved father to his two girls. An exemplar of a hard worker, being motivated, productive and constructive, Steve co-owned and operated Pontes Excavating ...
NEW BEDFORD — A cellphone was stolen in a robbery Sunday afternoon at County and Linden streets, north of downtown, police said. According to the New Bedford Police Department logs, the suspect was armed with a weapon and was wearing a mask or the face was concealed in some way.
... the Hudson River, north of New York City and attended the Irvington Public Schools, graduating from the Irvington High School. She then went to the Pratt Institute to study art and subsequently Jean joined her parents, Roger and Anne Griswold, who had just moved to the Head of Westport, MA in 1991.
ACUSHNET — Leopold T. Brillon, 91, of Acushnet, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Florence L. (Jette) Brillon. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Theodore and Elsie (Norris) Brillon, he had resided in Acushnet for ...
Fishermen on the northeastern coast of the United States are voicing concerns about the development of offshore wind power. Some of the fishermen are based in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The town was once a major center for whale-hunting ships. The city was made famous in Herman Melville's book ...
In an age when the players get the hype, the money and often the opportunity too soon as recently driven by the business levers of professional hockey, it's refreshing that every once in a while the success of an old-school player is publicly celebrated. Patrice Bergeron is the NHL's First Star for the opening ...
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford police are investigating a bank robbery at the Santander Bank that occurred Monday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said. The branch bank is located at 585 Allen St. and the holdup happened about 2 p.m. “Units are on scene, no further information will be released at ...
This line from Herman Melville's classic Moby-Dick is inscribed on a bronze and granite statue across from the New Bedford Free Public Library. In simple terms, it meant: “It's either you or the whale. What's it gonna be?” For the city's sailors, whalers, and deckhands, it was an even more stark mantra: ...
State keeping an eye on New Bedford superintendent search .... Jeff Wulfson, Massachusetts acting commissioner of elementary and secondary education. ... Asked whether New Bedford would have difficulty attracting high-quality candidates, he replied, “I think there's enough educators who are really ...
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NEW BEDFORD — It's not the heatwave you may be dreaming of, but temperatures are set to inch up this week and hopefully allow the area to thaw out after Thursday's storm. Lenore Correia, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Taunton said the Greater New Bedford area can expect “a ...
Calling hours Thursday 5 - 8 PM. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 336074 or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. For directions or to sign ...
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Albert W. and Irene E. (Roy) Fonteneau, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven where she was a scholarship graduate of Sacred ... In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Cecile's name to the, MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.
NEW BEDFORD — January is National Mentoring Month and Greater New Bedford Regional Voc-Tech is celebrating the annual campaign aimed at ... students who could benefit from having a mentor help them successfully transition into the largest vocational technical high school in Massachusetts.
We want you to send us your photos from the first nor'easter of 2018. Reader photos will be published with full credit in an online gallery at SouthCoastToday.com. To participate, send photos as jpeg attachments in an email to SouthCoastToday@s-t.com with “SNOW PHOTOS” in the subject line. Please ...
In Minnesota, for instance, under the new structure aspiring career and technical education teachers no longer need a bachelor's degree to get a teaching license. They can get a one-year teaching license if they have an associate degree, an industry credential or at least five years of work experience.
Acushnet resident Jim Lafleur uses his snow thrower to clean up the heavy, wet, snow from around his home. Conditions were terrible as the driving snow made it impossible to get ahead of the game. [MIKE VALERI/THE STANDARD-TIMES/SCMG] ...
Only a small number of customers were affected on the SouthCoast by late morning: Six in Westport, seven in Dartmouth, four in New Bedford, one in Acushnet and one in Wareham. As of 11:47 a.m., Bourne and Falmouth had more than 100 outages each. Elsewhere in eastern Massachusetts, communities ...
Those blankets were incorporated into Christmas gift baskets last year which were donated to needy families in the Greater New Bedford area. Jeffry completed his Board of Review on May 22, 2017 and was presented with his Eagle Scout rank medal during his Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, Dec. 3.
Update at 10:15 a.m.: A wintry mix of snow and rain is starting to move in to New Bedford. Flash freezing could cause dangerous conditions as temperatures crash, forecasters said. Any power outages may be dangerous because of the cold, according to the National Weather Service. Wind chills late tonight ...
NEW BEDFORD, M.A. (WLNE) — As of 4pm more than 1,000 people in New Bedford are without power. 120 plows have been out across the city working to keep up with the snow. The struggle for plows is the wind that keeps blowing snow back onto the streets. "The roads will be treated again in ...
NEW BEDFORD — Because of the incoming snowstorm, the city has issued a parking ban that “will go into effect starting midnight on Thursday,” according to the city's Facebook page. Unless notified by officials, the ban lasts for 48 hours, according to the city's website. “While the snow emergency parking ...
A Rhode Island commercial property development firm says it wants to spend more than $100 million to redevelop 29 Benny's locations that will be shuttered when the iconic local retailer ends its 93-year run by year's end. The Carpionato Group plans to find new tenants for the locations in Massachusetts, ...
... Town Clerk Lynn M. Medeiros announced. Papers can be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office at Town Hall, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, visit www.town.dartmouth.ma.us then click on departments followed by Town Clerk or call the office at 508-910-1800.
... Friday morning, beginning in the funeral home at 7:45 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception Church at 9:00 A.M. Burial will immediately follow in St. John Cemetery. Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St., New Bedford, MA 02740.


 

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