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New Council President Eyes Teamwork, Changes to Budget Process

The New Bedford City Council unanimously elected Councilor at Large Linda Morad as 2016 City Council President.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell delivers his Inaugural Address as he begins his 3rd term in office |Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell delivers his Inaugural Address as he begins his 3rd term in office |Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New and Old Take Oath of Office in New Bedford

The City of New Bedford welcomed newly elected and re-elected officials Monday evening during the 2016 Inaugural Ceremony at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. 

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Photo - from Zeiterion.org
Photo - from Zeiterion.org

City Announces Inauguration Details

The City of New Bedford is inviting the public to attend the 2016 Inaugural Ceremony Monday, January 4, at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. 

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Councilor at Large David Alves surrounded by his family as he looks back at 24 years of service on the City Council | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Councilor at Large David Alves surrounded by his family as he looks back at 24 years of service on the City Council | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Council Honors David Alves During Final Meeting

Thursday night marked the end of an era on the New Bedford City Council as David Alves took part in his final meeting as Councilor at Large.

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New Bedford hold opening ceremony for World AIDS Day 2015 at City Hall. Greg Desrosiers/TSM
New Bedford hold opening ceremony for World AIDS Day 2015 at City Hall. Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Commemorates World AIDS Day, Spreads Message of Prevention

The city of New Bedford joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Aids Day Tuesday evening with a brief opening ceremony at City Hall followed by a candlelight vigil to Nativity Preparatory School where a larger ceremony and dinner took place. 

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Winterson Weighs In On Sober House

Ward 5 New Bedford City Councilor Kerry Winterson is weighing in on plans for 49 Hawthorn St. also known as the "Sober House."

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Sober House Developer To Meet With Residents On Tuesday

Developer Stephen Sheldon isn't giving up his effort to open a house for sober living at 49 Hawthorne Street in New Bedford.

Neighbors and members of the City Council are strongly opposed to the proposal, and the city's Building Department has ordered Sheldon to "cease and desist" saying his plan violates zoning in that neighborhood...

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Credit:  Trig Photography
Credit: Trig Photography

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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