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Barry on Marijuana in New Bedford

The New Bedford City Council discussed a recent agreement between the Mitchell Administration and a company that is looking to locate a marijuana grow facility at the city's business park...

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David McNew/Getty Images

New Bedford City Council to Further Review Host Agreement with Marijuana Cultivation Center

NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford City Council is opting to take it's time rather than rush into a Host Community Agreement with a marijuana cultivation facility...

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New Bedford Councillor Looks To California to Revitalize Mill Buildings

NEW BEDFORD - Though at least two of New Bedford's former mill buildings have been completely renovated into luxury lofts, many vacant and underutilized industrial structures stand dormant throughout the city...

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Jon Faria/TSM

New Bedford Property Tax Rates Get Minimum Increase For 2017

After New Bedford's huge spike in total tax collection this year, residents and businesses are catching a relative break in 2017.

At Monday night's Tax Classification Hearing, the New Bedford City Council voted 9-2 to increase tax rates for both businesses and residents by the minimum factor allowed...

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Construction on New Bedford’s Capt. Jack Peterson Dog Park to Begin Next Spring

Construction will soon begin on New Bedford's first-ever dog park.

The City Council this week accepted a $225,000 grant from the Stanton Foundation for construction of the park, which will be situated on Hathaway Boulevard between Greenwood and Ruggles Streets...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Opposes Giving Seized Homes To The Homeless

The New Bedford City Council discussed a proposed ordinance during their meeting Tuesday night that would convert homes that have either been foreclosed on or taken through tax title by the city and provide them to the homeless.

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Abreu Says Immigration Motion Could Hurt Federal Funding

The New Bedford City Council will discuss a motion that will ask the city's state legislative delegation to oppose the mass deportation of illegal immigrants.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Penalties Proposed for Recreational Vehicles on New Bedford Streets

New Bedford officials hope to crack down on the illegal use of recreational vehicles on city streets with a proposed ordinance announced Monday morning at City Hall. 

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Coelho: Motion Would NOT Declare New Bedford a Sanctuary City

The New Bedford City Council will be talking illegal immigration and deportation policy Tuesday night.

The full council meeting before the Thanksgiving break will take up a motion by Councillor-at-Large Debora Coelho asking that the state legislative delegation support the city's opposition to the mass deportation of illegal immigrants...

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

NB City Council Cracking Down On ATV’s In The Streets

As a result of the New Bedford police sergeant's injury from off-road riders on Halloween night, city officials are taking steps to stop off-road vehicles from putting people on the streets in danger...

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