Despite setback, Whaling City Festival returns this weekend

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — A popular summertime event will bring thousands of people to New Bedford this weekend—though it almost didn’t happen this year.

The fate of the Whaling City Festival was up in the air for a while after a key organizer dropped out.

In the above video, we hear from the longtime festival volunteer who stepped in to make sure the event didn’t fall by the wayside.

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