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Montigny Could Make Extra $50k in Stipends

Senator Mark Montigny is coming under fire from critics of the state legislature's recent pay raise, after it was revealed the New Bedford Democrat could get a raise of up to $50,000 under the new legislative pay bill...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Six Ward 3 Candidates Officially Certified

All six potential candidates for the Ward 3 special election have made it through the next step of the process.

New Bedford Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News that all six made it through the certification process of validating the 50 signatures needed to officially become a candidate to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat on the City Council...

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Trump’s Steven Mnuchin Had a Hollywood Side Hustle

President Trump's pick to head the Treasure will be confirmed by the United States Senate on a party line vote. Many actors and actresses openly despise Donald Trump but how many realize his friend Steven Mnuchin was financing their movies before he joined team Trump?

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Jeff J Mitchell via getty images

New Bedford, Fishermen Await Ruling on Fishing Grounds Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawyers representing northeast fishermen are waiting to hear a U.S. District Court ruling that would temporarily halt the lease of 127 square miles of ocean off the coast of Long Island...

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An Initiative To Legalize Marijuana In California To Appear On Nov. Ballot
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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Reaches Deal with New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Beacon Compassion Center says it has reached a deal with New Bedford to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the city.

Beacon's lawyer, Atty...

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

McCarthy: Marijuana and the Special Election in New Bedford

The site of the first medical marijuana dispensary in New Bedford will likely be on Hathaway Rd. in Ward 3. The special election underway in that ward of the city will elevate the discussion of the marijuana economy to center stage.

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Jay Gonzales, Democrat candidate for Governor
Jay Gonzales, Democrat candidate for Governor

Gonzalez Begins Campaign Sprint

The gubernatorial election is nearly two years away but the first Democrat to officially throw his hat in the ring is already hitting the campaign trail...

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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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