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KG Urban Proposes June 23rd As Date For Casino Referendum

New Bedford is one step closer to a referendum on the Host City Agreement that would establish a waterfront casino in the city.

Developer KG Urban Enterprises is recommending a date of June 23rd for that city-wide vote

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Questions Surrounding NBHS Robotics Class

According to one City Councilor, the New Bedford High School Robtics Class has lost its head instructor and could possibly lose its Federal funding at the end of this school year.

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Problem Properties Ordinance Nearing A Final Vote

New Bedford's Problem Properties Ordinance is one step closer to being passed after Thursday's City Council meeting.

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Councilors Question Casino Host City Agreement

It's a safe bet casino talks will continue for months in New Bedford.

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New Bedford Council Considers Taking Closer Look at LED Streetlights

The New Bedford City Council is looking to take a proactive approach to a number of complaints regarding the LED streetlights installed last year.

Ten councilors have signed onto a motion that would schedule a ride-along with councilors, a representative from Siemens energy, and the City's Energy Manager to take a look at some of the areas of New Bedford that residents have described as poorly lit

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“Problem Properties” Ordinance Moves Ahead Once Again

The city's "problem properties" ordinance has been kicked around City Hall for nearly two years now.

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TSM - Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet

Ward Three Councilor Forced To Give Up Salary For Nearly A Year

Ward Three City Councilor Henry Bousquet has been performing his duties as a city councilor without pay since last April.

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With Warm Weather On The Way, City Council Fears Rise In Prostitution

Despite the cold winter, City Councilors say there is still a problem with prostitution on city streets, and that problem is only going to get worse as the weather warms up.

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Kerry Winterson, Facebook

Council Looking To Re-Evaluate City Hiring Practices

The City Council is taking a look at how often the city hires applicants from outside New Bedford.

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Emotions Run High After Council Meeting

Tempers flared after Thursday night's City Council meeting.

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