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Ward 3 Candidate Forum | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Ward 3 Candidate Forum | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Ward 3 City Council Candidates Speak at Neighborhood Forum

NEW BEDFORD - Six candidates vying for a Ward 3 City Council seat took part in a forum Wednesday night during the monthly Mount Pleasant Street/Ward 3 Neighborhood Association meeting at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart Church. 

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Photo courtesy of Hugh Dunn.
Photo courtesy of Hugh Dunn.

Local Firefighters Endorse Dunn For Ward 3 City Council

NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 841, officially endorsed Hugh Dunn for Ward 3 City Council during Friday's meeting of the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Police Show Off High-Tech Surveillance Tools

NEW BEDFORD - City councilors got an up-close look at some of the surveillance equipment used by the New Bedford Police Department Tuesday during the council's Committee on Public Safety & Neighborhoods meeting held at the Rockdale Ave. headquarters. 

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
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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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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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
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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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Community Activist Carlos Felix Arrested Outside New Bedford City Hall

NEW BEDFORD - Community activist and former political candidate Carlos Pimentel Felix was arrested Tuesday outside of New Bedford City Hall...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Ward 3 Nomination Papers Now Available

NEW BEDFORD—Nomination papers are now available for anyone interested in running for the recently vacated Ward Three City Council seat in the upcoming special election...

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