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Mayor: ‘Too Soon to Tell’ on New Bedford Schools Budget
Earlier this week, New Bedford Schools Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin outlined her initial budget proposal, asking for nearly $147 million, including over $7 million more in enhancements. In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said it's too soon to tell if the City will be able to …
New Bedford Fire Museum Discusses Funding With City Councilors
NEW BEDFORD- The volunteer staff of New Bedford Fire Museum met with city councilors at the Minority Action Committee today to discuss funding and other needs of the museum.
Local community activist John “Buddy” Andrade organized the meeting between city officials and the …
Mitchell Says City Needs More Say in Own Finances
Now that Massachusetts has passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018, New Bedford can start making plans based on what kind of funding and local aid it will receive from the state.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said that is helpful, but that there are still a number of ways in which…
Budget, Marijuana Bills Appear to Be Linked
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — Negotiations over a new state budget and legislation overhauling the retail marijuana legalization law might appear on paper to have little to do with one another.
But multiple sources close to the deliberations told the News Service on Wednesday that the fates of the two bills …

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