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yesterday at 22:00. Facebook
UPDATE: Michael Arthur Noguera, the 47-year-old Florida man arrested in South Carolina in November in connection to the fatal shooting of Daniel G. Smith in Easton, has been extradited back to Massachusetts and will be formally arraigned tomorrow in Fall River Superior Court.

Defendant in November Easton Homicide Extradited to Massachusetts; To Be Arraigned Tomorrow - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 19:52. Facebook
A 33-year-old New Bedford man accused of taking advantage of his elderly grandfather and stealing more than $60,000 from him was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail last week after being arrested and charged with a litany of elder financial abuse charges. Prosecutors asked for $25,000 cash bail, but the judge set it at $5,000.

New Bedford man charged of alleged elder financial fraud against his grandfather - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 19:00. Facebook
School nursing staff of the New Bedford Educators Association collected more than $3,900 in donations for their annual winter coat drive. With the donations, the staff were able to purchase more than $5,000 worth of clothing and toiletries for students in need with discounts from local businesses.

New Bedford Educators Association Collects More Than $3,900 for Winter Coat Drive - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 18:00. Facebook
Where is your favorite spot to eat in New Bedford? Alexi Pelletier shares her favorite spots downtown ...

A Few of My Favorite Downtown New Bedford Spots - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 17:00. Facebook
Talk about role reversal.

An off-duty Massachusetts State Police Trooper was pulled over by an Acton Police officer because she was seen driving erratically. After further observation, the officer determined Guerrera was "impaired," and took her into custody and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and failure to stop at a red light.

She was relieved of duty and placed on...
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Mass. State Police Trooper Arrested For DUI
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yesterday at 16:25. Facebook
A 29-year old homeless man, Alexis Castro, was arrested on multiple charges yesterday at 4:15pm after he allegedly attempted to rob with a gun the Subway and Sunstar Grocery on 639 County Street.

He is being charged with attempt to commit a crime, two charges of assault to rob (armed), two counts of confine/putting in fear a person for stealing, attempted robbery and a warrant arrest. This...
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yesterday at 16:08. Facebook
Expect 1-3 inches of rain with the potential of flooding today. Here is the latest from the US National Weather Service Boston MA:

"The coastal storm that we've been talking about for the past few days is set to arrive today.

Winter Weather: Today into Tuesday
- Mix of snow, sleet, and some freezing rain expected across much of western and central MA and northern CT.
- Higher accumulations...
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yesterday at 15:36. Facebook
The New Bedford Police Department is looking for a few good men and women to join the force and serve and protect their community.

Informational classes for anyone interested in becoming a New Bedford police officer are scheduled throughout the city on Feb. 2, Feb. 11, and Feb. 16. The police exam is scheduled for March 25. The deadline to apply is Feb. 21.

New Bedford Police Department to hold Informational classes for prospective officers - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 14:41. Facebook
New Bedford police and officers of the New Bedford DEA office, arrested 19 people Friday and seized more than 60 grams of Fentanyl, more than 200 Oxycodone pills, more than 20 bags of crack cocaine, six ounces of marijuana and more than $3,000 in cash.

New Bedford police, DEA arrest 19 people in drug sweep - New Bedford Guide
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yesterday at 14:00. Facebook
Does it seem that this is dragging on? Conrad Roy died of carbon monoxide poisoning in July 2014. Michelle Carter is due in Taunton Juvenile Court TODAY for a pretrial hearing.

Woman due in court for hearing in texting suicide case
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yesterday at 12:56. Facebook
"Near-hurricane force winds" today.

The National Weather Service is warning of a huge rain event with near-hurricane force winds in parts of the state. While the temperatures will stay warm enough to avoid much snow, rain and wind gusts will make for tough going.

Massachusetts Weather Forecast: Large Storm, Near-Hurricane Force Winds Expected Monday
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yesterday at 02:00. Facebook
"My friend Felix Viera also know as SaneGraphics took this photo New Bedford." - Tyler James Kennefick.
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yesterday at 01:00. Facebook
Thoughts? "The election of Donald Trump as president has Democrats in quite the tizzy.

And this isn't just in swing states, where head scratching is taking place, but right here in Massachusetts. If the party's leaders want to find out what's happening to their party locally they need to get out of their safe spaces."

Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: Mass. Dems need to get out of their safe spaces
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01/22/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Staff from the connector said the online system is owned by Massachusetts and was built outside — the online marketplace owned by the federal government that operates exchanges in a number of states. The state came close to using a federal system, which might have been in jeopardy if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Connector officials didn't clarify whether the state...
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Massachusetts says online insurance market Health Connector is safe from Obamacare repeal - Boston Business Journal
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01/22/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Time to bring back happy hour?

"MEMO TO MASSACHUSETTS residents who like alcohol: It’s time to speak up.

The current system of alcohol regulation in Massachusetts reduces choices. And by requiring booze to pass through a gauntlet of middlemen before reaching consumers, those regulations raise prices. In towns and cities, caps on the number of liquor licenses for restaurants can further...
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Reform booze laws, but don’t forget consumers - The Boston Globe
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01/22/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Amazing aerial view of Fort Taber-Fort Rodman in the south end of New Bedford. Photo by Felix Vieira.
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01/22/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Photos of the Lebanese Kitchen being torn down earlier this week. They suffered a major fire a few years back and will be opening their new location in Mattapoisett this year.

Photos by Haley Augusto
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01/22/2017 at 18:51. Facebook
#GoPats message on the traffic sign heading into Providence this afternoon. Any score predictions?
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01/22/2017 at 17:55. Facebook
Here's video of Frank Botelho running with a "Trump - Make America Great Again" flag past the protesters at the Ash Street Jail earlier in the week. Video by Jeffrey Mykal Teixeira.

The Coalition for Social Justice and other organizations held a rally at the Ash Street Jail yesterday to protest Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson's plan to charge inmates $5 per day and to have inmates...
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01/22/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
New Bedford's Joe Pemberton got the only knockout (TKO) of the night last night at the Golden Gloves Tournament at the PAL in Fall River. He fought Jim Prokop of Elite Boxing. The tournament continues next week.