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City Council Still Wants Brighter Lighting

The installation of New Bedford's new LED lighting system, the City Council believes some areas have been left in the dark.

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Home Rule Petition Aims To Create Senior Safety Zones

Drivers constantly speed through crosswalks all over the city. The New Bedford City Council hopes to curb this speeding and keep senior citizens safe while crossing city streets.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Panel Awards New Bedford Firefighters New Contract

The New Bedford Firefighters Union has a new three year contract, thanks to a state appointed arbitration panel that approved the terms of the deal.

The award runs through June 28th of 2015, and calls for a 7

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Councilors Delay Third Version of ‘Problem Properties’ Ordinance

The New Bedford City Council has once again tabled Mayor Jon Mitchell's "Problem Properties" ordinance.

The Council's Committee on Ordinances last night weighed the third version of the ordinance, which has been whittled down to bring action against landlords after eight valid complaints of a criminal nature, instead of ten complaints that would have included criminal, code, and zoning violations

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Questions School Committee Spending [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council wants to know how the School Committee is spending its money.

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

City Council Wants Police Department to Take Over Harbormaster Duties [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council would like to see harbormaster duties placed in the hands of the police department.

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Mass. Clean Energy Center
Mass. Clean Energy Center

Mayor Mitchell Responds To Governor’s Letter

Governor Deval Patrick has accused New Bedford Mayor John Mitchell of misrepresenting his administration over the issue of what name should be on the Marine Commerce Terminal Project.

The Governor says the terminal was never given a formal name therefore it can't be renamed

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Council Approves Funding For Taylor School

A new elementary school will soon be coming to the South End of New Bedford.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Vietnam Veterans Receive “Homecoming” From Councilors

The New Bedford City Council honored dozens of Vietnam veterans outside City Hall Thursday evening.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Questions Remain For City’s New Light Fixtures

With the implementation of new street lights well underway in New Bedford, some questions still remain.

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