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Dan McCready/TSM

Abreu Says Immigration Motion Could Hurt Federal Funding

The New Bedford City Council will discuss a motion that will ask the city's state legislative delegation to oppose the mass deportation of illegal immigrants.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Penalties Proposed for Recreational Vehicles on New Bedford Streets

New Bedford officials hope to crack down on the illegal use of recreational vehicles on city streets with a proposed ordinance announced Monday morning at City Hall. 

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Coelho: Motion Would NOT Declare New Bedford a Sanctuary City

The New Bedford City Council will be talking illegal immigration and deportation policy Tuesday night.

The full council meeting before the Thanksgiving break will take up a motion by Councillor-at-Large Debora Coelho asking that the state legislative delegation support the city's opposition to the mass deportation of illegal immigrants...

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

NB City Council Cracking Down On ATV’s In The Streets

As a result of the New Bedford police sergeant's injury from off-road riders on Halloween night, city officials are taking steps to stop off-road vehicles from putting people on the streets in danger...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Safioleas Speaks Out After Arrest At City Council Meeting

Evangelo 'Gilly' Safioleas was arrested during the New Bedford City Council's meeting on Thursday night after he refused to leave for applauding in violation of a council chamber rule.

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Linda Morad/Facebook
Linda Morad/Facebook

Council President Calls Safioleas A ‘Bully’ After His Arrest Thursday Night

Following the arrest of a City man during the New Bedford City Council meeting Thursday night, Council President Linda Morad is digging in her heels on her decision to halt the meeting to have the man removed...

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City resident Evangelos "Gilly" Safioleas arrested after clapping at City Council meeting. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
City resident Evangelos "Gilly" Safioleas arrested after clapping at City Council meeting. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Resident Arrested After Clapping at City Council Meeting [VIDEO]

New Bedford resident and frequent City Council meeting attendee Evangelos "Gilly" Safioleas was arrested Thursday evening after his applause during discussion led to the meeting being halted by Council President Linda Morad. 

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

City Council Outraged Over Charging Local Nonprofit Organizations

New Bedford City Councilors didn't hold back from expressing their outrage and disbelief Thursday evening that the city anticipates to collect fees from local nonprofit organizations. 

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Council Looks to Quell Issues Along North End Streets

The New Bedford City Council discussed the need for increased police presence along some north end streets during Thursday night's meeting after what some councilors describe as a rise in criminal activity. 

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell To Request Funding From City Council

The New Bedford City Council will be discussing some funding requests from Mayor Jon Mitchell during their Thursday night meeting.

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