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Gomes Wants Punishment For Others In Classroom

City Councilor Brian Gomes says the student involved in the chair throwing incident at New Bedford High School should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

And Gomes says other students who were in the classroom, laughing and cheering on the student, should be punished as well

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Council Wants to Host Interviews with School Violence Witnesses

City Councilor Brian Gomes says inaction by the School Committee has motivated him to get the City Council involved as it pertains to reported violence in New Bedford Public Schools.

Gomes wants the Council to meet with students and teachers at the middle and high school levels, who have seen fights and other forms of violence firsthand

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New Bedford Unveils New Police Vehicles

18 new vehicles have been added to New Bedford's Police fleet.

The official unveiling by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Chief David Provencher, and Councilor Brian Gomes took place at Police Headquarters Wednesday afternoon

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City Council Wants “No Trespassing” Signs At Serenity Gardens

A request to post "No Trespassing" and "No Loitering" signs at the Serenity Gardens, formerly the Morse Twist Drill site, will be sent to Mayor Jon Mitchell and the Chief of Police.

The motion passed on a 9-2 vote at Thursday night's City Council meeting

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New Bedford Councilor Wants Crown Vics Back

The workhorse of police departments throughout the nation has been the Ford Crown Victoria for many years.

Ford Motor Company discontinued production of the full-size sedans in 2011, and a New Bedford City Councilor is looking to resurrect the vehicle's production

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Gomes To Push For More Local Jobs In Maritime Terminal Project

The City Council is about to inject itself into the controversy over hiring for the Maritime Commerce Terminal project in New Bedford.  The Old Beford Village Development Corporation says it wants more local people on the job, and is threatening to take the project to court

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Gomes Wants CORI Check For All “New Hires”

Councilor At Large Brian Gomes says he'll file a proposed ordinance to have every new employee hired by the City of New Bedford to undergo a criminal background or CORI check.

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