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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Proposal Would Let Landlords Evict Tenants for Gun Crimes

A New Bedford City Councillor wants to give more power to landlords when it comes to evicting problem tenants.

Ward 6 Councillor Joe Lopes is asking the council to draft a home rule petition that would expand the existing state nuisance law to give landlords the authority to evict tenants that are involved in crimes related to the use or illegal possession of guns...

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Bay Sox Facebook

Bay Sox Set to Sell Beer and Wine This Summer

Beginning June 4, beer and wine will be available for purchase at 2016 New Bedford Bay Sox home games after a unanimous vote of support by the New Bedford City Council.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Councillor Proposes Revolving Fund for Building Repairs

New Bedford City Councillor Joe Lopes wants to see the City ween itself off the bonding process for property upkeep.

Lopes is proposing a revolving fund for the maintenance of City property, that would be included in the City's budget every year...

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Getty Images

City Council Committee Expected to Approve Sale of Alcohol at 2016 Bay Sox Home Games

Enjoying an alcoholic beverage at a New Bedford Bay Sox game this season is close to becoming a reality.

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TSM -  Manager Rick Miller (R) shows players base running techniques.
TSM - Manager Rick Miller (R) shows players base running techniques.

New Bedford Loses With Bay Sox Bar At Paul Walsh Field

We all want the New Bedford Bay Sox to succeed and remain at Walsh Field for many years to come but are beer and wine sales really the key to that that success...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

City Council to Discuss Arts and Cultural Promotion Fund

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell first proposed his Arts, Culture and Tourism Promotion Fund during his annual State of the City address last month.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Mayor Proposes ‘No Drama’ FY17 Budget, Focus on Schools and Safety

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY17 budget proposal to the City Council Wednesday night with a focus of sustainability.

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Barry Richard/Townsquare Media

Retired News Director Jim Phillips Honored by New Bedford City Council

For nearly an hour in New Bedford's City Council Chambers Tuesday night, city officials current and former reflected on the career of Jim Phillips, who retired from broadcasting last month after 45 years in the field...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Finds Funding for Firefighters Through FY2016

The New Bedford City Council will be asked Thursday night to transfer funds to cover the cost of 31 firefighter positions until the end of this fiscal year...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

ACLU Opposes New Bedford Council’s Anti-Panhandling Ideas

The New Bedford City Council's idea to place deputy sheriffs near panhandlers has another opponent, the ACLU.

Deputy Legal Director Sarah Wunsch with the Massachusetts ACLU says law enforcement officers should be focused on crime-related matters...

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