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Firefighters Honored At City Hall

 Three New Bedford firefighters were recognized at City Hall Tuesday by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Fire Chief Michael Gomes and the City Council.

Firefighters Thomas Ferguson, James Teixeira, and William Sullivan were recognized for rescuing a woman from a third-floor window during a house fire on Campbell Street last month

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TSM -  Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet
TSM - Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet

City Councilors Want More Discipline In Schools

 

The City Council is joining the debate over violence in New Bedford Schools.

The Council approved a motion Tuesday night, asking the School Dept. for data on the number of teacher assaults in the last three months, and how many fights are being reported.

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New Bedford Council to Consider $25 Million in Loans

Mayor Jon Mitchell is asking the City Council to approve nearly $25 million in loan orders to be used for repairs throughout the city.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says about $13 million will go towards rehabilitating the main runway at the City's Regional Airport

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mitchell Weighs Veto of Casino Zoning Ordinance

The City Council is playing favorites with casino developers. That's according to Mayor Jon Mitchell, who says the council's move to re-zone the Cannon Street Power Station clears a path for KG Urban Enterprises and their waterfront casino proposal

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TSM - Steve Galloway, Gaming Market Advisors
TSM - Steve Galloway, Gaming Market Advisors

KG Urban Enterprises Talks Casino Jobs In New Bedford

 

K-G Urban Enterprises, and its team of experts was in New Bedford Monday night, explaining the project to a City Council committee.

The Special Committee on Employment Opportunites wanted know more about projected jobs at the Cannon Street Power Station, the site eyed by K-G Urban for a waterfront casino.

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Boyd Jones, Flickr

New Bedford Public Pianos a Possibility

The City Council seems supportive of installing pianos for public use throughout New Bedford.

Ward Five Councilor Jane Gonsalves proposed the motion Thursday night, after witnessing a similar program achieve great success in Boston

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New Bedford Council Questioning Use of Textbook Money

The New Bedford City Council remains concerned over the alleged misuse of $1 million allotted to the school department for textbooks last year. After the Council granted the funds in May of 2012, reports surfaced that the money went to new hires instead of textbooks and other classroom necessities

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Jack Radcliffe Talks Ward 5 Candidacy on “Mid-Day Live”

In our second "Meet and Greet" installment, John "Jack" Radcliffe stopped by the studio for an hour to talk about his candidacy for the Ward 5 seat in New Bedford, being vacated by Jane Gonsalves.

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TSM - Ward Two City Councilor Steve Martins
TSM - Ward Two City Councilor Steve Martins

Martins Pushes “Living Wage Law” For New Bedford

Should a major company that takes in huge amounts of revenue be required to pay its employees more than the minimum wage?  Ward Two City Councilor Steven Martins thinks so.

Martins asked his colleagues Thursday night to support a living wage law for the City of New Bedford

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mitchell: Up To Five Medical Marijuana Groups Looking At New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he wants groups seeking to open a medical marijuana facility to come in with business plans and other information, like other companies do when eyeing New Bedford.

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