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Technology Investment At New Bedford High School

Dr. Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan are again giving the gift of technology to students at New Bedford High School.

Dr. Jacobs, the founder of the Qualcomm technology company, is donating $900,000 dollars to purchase laptop computers and tablets for students...

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Jerry Pinto/Facebook
Jerry Pinto/Facebook

Jerry Pinto, Feeling Ignored by City Hall, Stepping Down from Neighborhoods United Post

NEW BEDFORD - Saying his pleas for change are being ignored by City Hall, Jerry Pinto of Neighborhoods United is stepping down from his post as chairman...

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

New Bedford Chamber Rebrands To SouthCoast Chamber

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce is now doing business as the SouthCoast Chamber.

The Chamber's Board of Directors voted Thursday to re-brand the organization...

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Tim Weisberg/TSM Staff
Tim Weisberg/TSM Staff

[RICHARD] Cabral’s Effort To Assist Illegals Stymied By Voters

New Bedford's most staunch supporter of illegal immigrants has been beaten back, at least temporarily in his efforts to keep local sheriffs from working with federal immigration officials in identifying dangerous criminal illegal aliens...

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City of New Bedford, ScottWLang.com
City of New Bedford, ScottWLang.com

Mitchell and Lang at Odds Over Proposed Four-Year Mayoral Term

NEW BEDFORD - Mayor Jon Mitchell has been a longtime advocate of lengthening the term for mayor.

A citizens group is working to get the question on the November municipal ballot that, if it passes, would change the two-year mayoral term to a four-year stint...

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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

House Passes Bill Banning Inmate Labor from Building Border Wall

BOSTON, MA — The House on Wednesday voted to prevent the use of inmate labor beyond the borders of Massachusetts over the objections of Republicans who argued that existing law addresses the issue and questioned why it was a priority...

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[RICHARD] Extending The Mayor’s Term From 2 to 4 Years Makes Sense

There is a move afoot to extend the term of Mayor of New Bedford from 2 to 4 years.  The newly formed citizens group, New Bedford Forward hopes to put a ballot question before voters this Fall to accomplish just that...

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New Bedford City Hall/City of New Bedford
New Bedford City Hall/City of New Bedford

Citizens Group Looks to Lengthen New Bedford’s Mayoral Term with Ballot Question

NEW BEDFORD - A citizens group is looking to garner support to lengthen the mayoral term in New Bedford.

The group, "New Bedford Fourward," is looking to expand the term for mayor from two years to four, beginning in 2019...

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John Leboutillier
John Leboutillier

[LEBOUTILLIER] Russian Roulette – Is President Trump Playing a Dangerous Game?

Where is The Trump Presidency Headed - after a devastating week of blockbuster revelations in the Trump-Russian scandal and the appointment of a special counsel...

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House Judiciary Committee Meetings/Youtube
House Judiciary Committee Meetings/Youtube

Hodgson: ‘Shame on Elected Officials’ Ahead of House Vote

Wednesday morning, the Massachusetts House of Representatives will vote on two bills proposed by State Representative Antonio Cabral of New Bedford, aimed at blocking Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson's proposed programs...

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