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Timothy Valentine, flickr

Financial Troubles Hit the “Z”

New Bedford's Zeiterion Theater is looking to the city for help. The City Council's Ordinance Committee heard from "Z" partners Tuesday, who are looking to bring in an outside entity to manage the maintenance of the city-owned theater

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New Bedford City Council Sends $2.5 Million to Schools

The City Council held a brief meeting right before its annual Tax Classification Hearing Monday.

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Michael Kappel, flickr

New Bedford Dog Park Committee Meets

The New Bedford City Council's Special Committee on Dog Parks  held a short meeting Thursday night.

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Palm Beach Post

New Director Confirmed for Buttonwood Park Zoo

One of New Bedford's biggest attractions has a new man at its helm. Keith Lovett was confirmed by the City Council Tuesday as the next director of the Buttonwood Park Zoo. Lovett formerly served as the operations director at Florida's Palm Beach Zoo

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City Council Looks to Help Zeiterion Theater

A New Bedford landmark may be struggling to stay open, and some City Councilors are looking to help. The Council passed two motions Thursday, asking its Ordinance Committee to meet with representatives from the Zeiterion Theater to discuss the growing problem that group is having with the upkeep of the facility

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New School Committee Member for New Bedford

Seven candidates tossed their hats into the ring for New Bedford's School Committee vacancy, but only one emerged victorious Monday.

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New Bedford City Council Looking For Answers On School Spending

Four months after granting the School Department an extra $1 million in funding, New Bedford's City Council is asking, where is that money going?

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New Bedford City Council Accepting Applications

One week after Attorney Tom Clark resigned his post on the School Committee, four candidates have already made their desire for his seat known to the City Council.

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Petition Asks Voters to Decide Pay Raise – What Would You Choose?

A local activist is circulating a petition to try to put the New Bedford City Council's 44 percent pay raise question directly before the voters as a ballot question in the November 2013 Election.

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The Kane Family,flickr

Dartmouth Considering Stipends for Elected Officials

Some Dartmouth Select Board members are coming out in favor of stipends for town officials. Joe Michaud, Lara Stone and Michael Watson all support a Town Meeting article that would bring back the stipends, which were abolished in 2007 as the town faced crippling debt and service cuts.

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