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Museum Seeks Archaeological Survey At Fort Taber

Some volunteers with the Fort Rodman-Fort Taber Military Museum believe up to 30 Civil War cannons may be buried around Fort Taber. They're looking for a way to conduct an archaeological survey of the site...

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After Setting Record Tax Rate, New Bedford City Council Suggests Budget Reform

New Bedford City Councilors say they want to be more involved in the city's budget process and listed some possible reform measures Tuesday evening. 

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Property Taxes Continue to Rise

New Bedford residents and businesses will once again feel the burden of higher property taxes in 2016.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Council Looking At Team Effort To Combat Opioid Abuse

The New Bedford City Council is looking beyond the city limits for solutions to an ever growing opioid abuse epidemic. 

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Panhandlers' Placards Show Signs Of Continued Economic Hardship
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Worcester’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinances Struck Down

(Associated Press) - A federal judge has struck down two anti-panhandling ordinances in Worcester, saying they unconstitutionally restrict free speech...

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A New Face Joins At-Large Incumbents on City Council

The incumbents dominated the At-Large race in the City Council Tuesday night.

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Dana Rebeiro Wins Ward 4 Councillor

While the rest of New Bedford's Ward Councillors went unopposed, Ward 4 went to incumbent Dana Rebeiro.

Rebeiro beat out former Ward 4 Councillor Joseph "Jo-Jo" Fortes in Tuesday's election with 1,012 total votes at 53...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Council Candidates Argue Over Tax Issue

City Council candidate Michael Janson is going after Council candidate and Chamber employee Ian Abreu, saying he's flip-flopped on the issue of a single tax rate for New Bedford...

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Ian Abreu/Facebook

Abreu Interested in Combining City Services

City Council at Large candidate Ian Abreu placed fifth during the New Bedford preliminary election. The fifth seat is open as Councillor David Alves has decided not to seek re-election...

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At-Large Candidate Barney Wants Change to Residency Requirements, Problem Property Ordinance

City Council-at-Large candidate Peter Barney says he'd like to see the residency requirement for New Bedford Police and firefighters boosted to ten years...

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