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Emotions Run High After Council Meeting

Tempers flared after Thursday night's City Council meeting.

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Should New Bedford Invest In Major Sports? [POLL]

There has been plenty of sports talk this week in New Bedford.

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City Council Questions Airport Leadership

The City Council was presented with three separate motions regarding the state of the New Bedford Regional Airport Thursday night.

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Mayor Pushing Energy Management Contract

It looks like Siemens Energy will have a much bigger role in saving New Bedford some money beyond L-E-D streetlights.

The city is looking to enter into an energy management services agreement with the company, which would hold Siemens to whatever energy savings they guarantee

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City Council Offers Contingency Plans For Snow Removal

With plenty of snow still on the ground and more on the way this weekend, the City Council is looking at all possible options to remove it from city streets.

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City Council Look To Address Long-Time Traffic Issues At Schools

Street congestion around city schools has been a serious issue for years. The City Council discussed some ways to alleviate some of those problems during Thursday's meeting.

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Morad Wants To Hear From Property Owners About CPA

Voters approved the Community Preservation Act at the polls last November.

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Winterson One of Three Councilors Opposed to “Problem Properties” Ordinance

Ward Five City Councilor Kerry Winterson seems to be cool to Mayor Mitchell's proposed "problem properties" ordinance.

Winterson was one of three councilors to vote against the ordinance in committee Tuesday night

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“Problem Properties” Goes Before Ordinance Committee Again

An ordinance designed to hold landlords accountable has remained in committee for two years, but could be decided on Tuesday night.

Mayor Jon Mitchell's "Problem Properties" proposal will again be discussed in the City Council's Committee on Ordinances, after undergoing revisions

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Mayor Jon Mitchell introduces his proposed "Problem Properties" ordinance in front of a run-down home on Ashley St. in 2013. Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Mayor Jon Mitchell introduces his proposed "Problem Properties" ordinance in front of a run-down home on Ashley St. in 2013. Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mitchell Pushes For Passage of Problem Properties Ordinance

The New Bedford City Council is getting set to once again discuss Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposed "Problem Properties" ordinance.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the ordinance has been in and out of committee for nearly two years, and needs

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