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New Bedford Embraces History With New Abolition Row Park
NEW BEDFORD — A vacant lot that once housed two historic homes in New Bedford's Abolition Row neighborhood is springing back to life with new purpose.
The City of New Bedford and the New Bedford Historical Society are creating Abolition Row Park on the site, located at the corner of Sevent…
New Bedford’s Butler Flats Lighthouse Has a New Owner
The Butler Flats Lighthouse has been sold.
The government auction for the 117-year-old "sparkplug-style" structure ended at 1:45 Monday afternoon, with the winning bid coming in at $80,000. The auction was scheduled to end over the weekend, but persistent bidders prompted the govern…
Zeiterion Theater Getting A Makeover
The very historic Zeiterion theater in downtown New Bedford is getting a bit of a makeover.The original brick work is being restored as well as changes to the marquee. There will also be improvements to the entrance to the building and making changes that result in a more historical look...