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Immigrant Workers Hold Rally Outside Bristol County Superior Court
NEW BEDFORD- Immigrant temp workers who have been a legal battle against Employment on Demand Agency Inc. (EDA), a temp agency, had a big day on Tuesday at Bristol County Superior Court.
During the final settlement hearing of their class action lawsuit against EDA, the immigrant workers held a rally …
Warren Discusses State Funding For Attorneys In Foster Care System
NEW BEDFORD – Newton Mayor Setti Warren met with attorneys and foster parents who represent children and families in foster care across Massachusetts on Monday.
The Democratic hopeful for Governor held a roundtable discussion to hear how the doling out of the state budget affects the attorneys who re…
OPINION|Thomas: Lower The Sales Tax [Poll]
It's been an extreme burden on consumers and retailers since 2009. That's when the Massachusetts Legislature forced their will on us, again. This time with a 25% hike in the sales tax. According to the Department of Revenue, the state was rewarded with $6...
Diehl Campaign Stops In New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - State Representative Geoffrey Diehl continued his campaign for U.S. Senate with a stop in New Bedford at the Prince Henry and the Navigator Park at Pope's Island on Wednesday. Diehl kicked off his campaign in his home town of Whitman on Tuesday night with a formal announcement of …
Carlos Rafael Sentencing Delayed To September
BOSTON (AP) _ The sentencing of a fishing magnate dubbed ``The Codfather'' will have to wait until September.
Carlos Rafael was indicted on more than two dozen counts, including tax evasion and falsifying fishing quotas, last year. Officials report his sentencing has been pushed back from F…
New Bedford Seafood Industry To Start Branding Campaign
NEW BEDFORD- Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the New Bedford Seafood industry is launching a branding campaign. The announcement came alongside officials of the Harbor Development Commission, which Mitchell also chairs, during the Seafood Throwdown tonight...
Buttonwood Park Zoo Opens Newest Wildlife Exhibit
NEW BEDFORD- Buttonwood Park Zoo is opening its newest wildlife exhibit to the public this coming Saturday. The Rainforests, Rivers, and Reefs exhibit is now home to threatened and endangered animals and sea creatures from across the globe in a conservation effort...

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