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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
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
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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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

No School Committee Members Come To City Council Meeting

There were no School Committee members present during a meeting of the City Council's Finance Committee Thursday night.

The Finance Committee invited the School Committee to discuss an appropriation of  $12

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Defends School Committee Letter

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the operational and policy issues facing the New Bedford School Committee are not the business of the City Council.

The School Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking Councilors to respect the school board's boundaries

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Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images
Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images

City Council Wants Answers On School Issues

The City Council is demanding answers from the School Committee.

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sturti/Getty Images
sturti/Getty Images

Martins Seeks Action Against Pushy Energy Sales Teams

With many area residents reporting unpleasant experiences with representatives of "Just Energy", New Bedford City Councilor Steven Martins is calling for an investigation of their operations.

Martins has fielded numerous complaints from constituents, saying the door to door representatives insist on seeing the customer's energy bill, trying to persuade them to switch to their service

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