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New Bedford Fire Museum Discusses Funding With City Councilors
NEW BEDFORD- The volunteer staff of New Bedford Fire Museum met with city councilors at the Minority Action Committee today to discuss funding and other needs of the museum.
Local community activist John “Buddy” Andrade organized the meeting between city officials and the …
[RICHARD] NB City Council Needs To Address Slumlords
The New Bedford City Council needs to act promptly to give this and future administrations the tools to make it tough for slumlords to make a profit by maintaining rundown properties that are both health and safety hazards to the community and those who live in them...
Mitchell: Public ‘Let Down’ By City Council in Budget Vote
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell isn't happy with the way the City Council narrowly avoided a shutdown of city government when they passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget Monday night.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Mitchell named those he felt understood what was at stake--namely Joe Lopes, Debor…
Budget-Cutting Session Is Monday
The City Council Chambers at New Bedford City Hall will be a busy place Monday night. That's when the Council will meet and vote on proposed cuts to the Mayor's Budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st.
Council members have been studying the $324-million spending plan for the past mo…
City Councilor Kerry Winterson: ‘I Am Running For Mayor’
NEW BEDFORD- Ward-Five City Councilor Kerry Winterson announced he will be campaigning to be the next Mayor of New Bedford in the middle of a City-Council session Thursday.
Winterson, who is serving his last term as Councilor of New Bedford's Ward Five, said he's been planning for his retir…
Councillor Dunn: Current Marijuana Law Ignores Will of Voters
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Ward Three City Councillor Hugh Dunn is looking to safeguard his constituents from undesired marijuana shops.
State law currently allows medical marijuana dispensaries, like Beacon Compassion Center under development on Hathaway Road, to transition to full-blown retail …

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