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TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mitchell: New Bedford Not a Sanctuary City

Many cities around the country are coming under scrutiny for being so-called “sanctuary cities.”

During his weekly appearance on WBSM, a caller directly questioned Mayor Jon Mitchell as to whether or not New Bedford is a sanctuary city...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Six People Return Papers for Ward 3 Special Election

The deadline has come and gone, and six people are in the mix for the upcoming special election to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat on the New Bedford City Council...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Council to Discuss Opt-Out Municipal Insurance Program

NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford City Council President is looking to switch up the insurance program for City workers.

Joe Lopes says the City would be able to save money by offering an opt-out medical insurance program for municipal employees...

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State officials discuss transportation issues in New Bedford / Jim Phillips TSM
State officials discuss transportation issues in New Bedford / Jim Phillips TSM

Debate Continues Over Southcoast Rail Plan

A "Commonwealth Conversation" on transportation issues took place in New Bedford on Tuesday. About 80 people spent the afternoon at the UMass Star Store Campus discussing a variety of transportation priorities...

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

More Issues At Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

Plymouth (AP) - The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth is operating at reduced power after seawater leaked into the condenser system...

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Kerry Winterson, Facebook
Kerry Winterson, Facebook

Winterson Won’t Seek Re-Election in Ward Five

New Bedford Ward 5 City Councilor Kerry Winterson will not be running for a third term on the council this fall.

Winterson tells WBSM News that he's not seeking re-election because he needs to spend more time with his family, specifically caring for his wife, Rebecca, who is diagnosed with cystic fibrosis...

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TSM

Martins Considering Run at City Assessor

 

New Bedford Ward 2 City Councilor Steve Martins is considering a run for City Assessor.

Martins told WBSM's Brian Thomas that taxes are a big issue in New Bedford, and that as someone who has voted against increasing taxes, he thinks it's important for the citizens to understand better what it all means.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Eight Possible Candidates for Special Election in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Some notable names have popped up as possible candidates for the now-vacant Ward Three seat on the New Bedford City Council...

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Could Lady Gaga Be The End Of NFL Commissioner Goodell?

Last week started off with a heavy political atmosphere in Houston as the Patriots came to town. The liberal members of the press immediately fell on the "triumvirate" of the New England Patriots, owner Bob Kraft, head coach Bill Belichick and star quarterback Tom Brady...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

McCarthy: Election Battle Brewing For Ward 3

The special election for the vacant New Bedford City Council seat in ward three is going to be a battle among at least five political heavy weights and their supporters.

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