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Fed Up With Graffiti, Councillor Winterson Takes Matters Into His Own Hands

NEW BEDFORD - Fed up with graffiti popping up in Ward Five neighborhoods, New Bedford City Councillor Kerry Winterson is taking matters into his own hands...

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Democratic Candidates Blast Baker For Bond Rating Downgrade

BOSTON (AP) - Two of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's Democratic challengers are faulting his handling of the state's finances.

On Friday, S&P Global Ratings downgraded Massachusetts' bond rating, citing the state's failure to rebuild its rainy day fund. Th...

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Sponsors of the House and Senate "Safe Communities Act" bills, Rep. Juana Matias of Lawrence and Sen. Jamie Eldridge of Acton, testified at the start of Friday's Public Safety Committee hearing. Sam Doran/SHNS
Sponsors of the House and Senate "Safe Communities Act" bills, Rep. Juana Matias of Lawrence and Sen. Jamie Eldridge of Acton, testified at the start of Friday's Public Safety Committee hearing. Sam Doran/SHNS

Immigration Enforcement Bill Brings Large Crowd to State House

BOSTON — Eleven-year-old Bryan Rosa of Allston stepped into a pitched debate over immigration enforcement Friday, telling a lawmakers he fears for the future of his 3-year-old sister if they do not pass a bill limiting coordination between the federal and local authorities...

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Churrascaria Owner: Knife Was Pulled on Customer [UPDATE]

 

 

 

UPDATE: The owner of Churrascaria Novo Mundo says there was an incident in her County Street restaurant Thursday night, but no guns were pulled.

Carla Amar...

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[RICHARD] New Bedford Needs A Place To Buy Socks, Not Another Supermarket

Does New Bedford really need another supermarket?

The New Bedford City Council voted unanimously last night to invite  the Aldi supermarket chain to consider opening a store here in the city...

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Immigrants Rally And Hold Boycotts Nationwide
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Massachusetts Lawmakers Hear Testimony in Favor of Sanctuary State

BOSTON (AP) - Immigrants and advocacy groups plan to press their case to make Massachusetts a so-called sanctuary state.

The Legislature's Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security is scheduled to hear a bill on Friday that would place sharp limits on cooperation between federal immigration officials and state and local law enforcement agencies...

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City Council Takes Stance On MassDOT Staffing Proposal for New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

NEW BEDFORD- New Bedford City Council passed a motion today to go on record in support for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), who is in an ongoing battle with MassDOT over staffing of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge...

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[RICHARD] MA Lawmakers Look To Hammer Business Again

Here they come again!  Massachusetts lawmakers, looking to make an already unfriendly business climate even less friendly is once again targeting business from all angles...

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Rep. Cabral Recognizes Community Members at Heritage Day of Portugal Celebration

Representative Antonio F. D. Cabral (D-New Bedford) presented Heritage Day of Portugal Awards to two honorees from the South Coast, Joseph Lopes, New Bedford City Council President & Councilor of Ward 6 and Michael Tavares, President of the Prince Henry Society - New Bedford Chapter, at the 33rd Heritage Day of Portugal ceremony at the State House on Tuesday.  ...

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Cellphone Ban Moves Forward on Beacon Hill

A bill that would prohibit all use of hand-held cellphones by motorists in Massachusetts has moved forward on Beacon Hill.

The measure has been endorsed by the Legislature's transportation committee and was given preliminary approval in the House on Wednesday without debate...

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