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City to Turn Whaling City Golf Course into Business Park

The Whaling City Golf Course on Hathaway Road will soon be turned into a business park, WBSM News has learned.

The city-owned golf course, operated by Johnson Golf Management of Harwich, has long been speculated as a site for development, including past discussions of a casino on the site...

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Walmart Reports Drop In Quarterly Profits
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Class-Action Lawsuit Against Walmart, Inspired by New Bedford Woman’s Case, Gets Fairness Hearing

BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge in Boston has scheduled a hearing in a class-action lawsuit by Walmart employees who sued the retail chain for denying health benefits to their same-sex spouses...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

North End Councilor Jim Oliveira Will Not Seek Re-Election

Ward One City Councilor Jim Oliveira will not be a candidate for re-election this fall.

Oliveira has served six years as the Councilor for the far North End, but now he says its time to move on...

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Bristol County House Of Correction
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Bristol County House of Correction Leads State in Inmate Suicides

DARTMOUTH - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is defending his staff after a recent report showed that suicides among inmates in his department were more than double that of houses of correction in other Massachusetts counties...

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John Leboutillier
John Leboutillier

‘What GOP Congressmen Really Think of The Comey Firing’

"As a former Republican member of the House of Representatives, here are the collective inner thoughts of a great majority of Capitol Hill Republicans, as they would speak to themselves:

“This Comey Firing has thrown me for a loop; I didn't see it coming — and I am not buying what I am hearing about it from the White House...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

State Capital Funds Announced for New Bedford

BOSTON — Today, Senate Assistant Majority Leader Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) and Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral (D-New Bedford) were notified by officials within the Baker Administration that two key projects in New Bedford will receive significant state capital funds through the annual Capital Investment Plan...

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Credit: Google Maps

[RICHARD] Decision Time For NB Regional Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is set to conduct an inspection of the New Bedford Regional Airport on June 9th that could lead to an expansion of service by commercial airlines...

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[RICHARD] Massachusetts Democrats React To Comey Firing In A Predictable Way

The firing this week of FBI Director James Comey makes perfect sense.  Comey was a villain to Republicans and Democrats alike.  At one point or another over the course of the last year both sides thought that perhaps he needed to go...

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Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson watched from the front row as Rep. Antonio Cabral approached to testify before the Judiciary Committee on Monday. Sam Doran/SHNS
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson watched from the front row as Rep. Antonio Cabral approached to testify before the Judiciary Committee on Monday. Sam Doran/SHNS

Hodgson, Cabral Square Off Before Judiciary Committee

BOSTON (State House News Service) — A shared interest in preserving public safety fueled the arguments made Monday for and against legislation that would prohibit the use of state resources to enforce immigration law through certain types of partnerships between state and federal agencies...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell
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Mayor Mitchell: City Faces Tight Budget Year In Fiscal 2018

Mayor Jon Mitchell and his financial team are putting the finishing touches on the proposed Fiscal 2018 New Bedford City Budget to be submitted to the City Council this week...

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