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New Bedford City Hall Employees Fired After Month-Long Investigation

A month-long investigation leads to the termination of two employees in New Bedford's Auditor's Office.

The Mayor's Office says Acting City Auditor Lynn Gaspar and a second unidentified employee were fired Friday for improperly coding payroll withholdings which would have allowed them to receive larger weekly "take-home" pay than normal

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TSM - New Bedford City Hall

Firefighters Honored At City Hall

 Three New Bedford firefighters were recognized at City Hall Tuesday by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Fire Chief Michael Gomes and the City Council.

Firefighters Thomas Ferguson, James Teixeira, and William Sullivan were recognized for rescuing a woman from a third-floor window during a house fire on Campbell Street last month

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Getty Images

2013 World Series Trophy In New Bedford December 18

 

You probably never thought you would get the chance to take a picture with the Red Sox 2013 World Series trophy.   Well, think again. 

The trophy is coming to Fall River and New Bedford on Wednesday, December 18th.  

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell

New Bedford Closes Schools For Another Day

School children in New Bedford are staying home another day.   Mayor Jon Mitchell decided to cancel school on Tuesday after discussions with Interim Supt. Michael Shea, and taking a drive around the city

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neb_boy/flickr

New Bedford Elections Office Preps for Presidential Election

The New Bedford Elections Office at City Hall is prepping for the upcoming presidential election.

The Elections Office has already mailed and received hundreds of absentee ballots, and Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News requests are still pouring in

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neb_boy/flickr

Latin American Flag Raising Held in New Bedford

The Latin American community was well represented in New Bedford last night, with a flag raising ceremony held outside of City Hall.

Flags representing 22 different Latin American nations were displayed by youngsters, as members of the Latin American community spoke of their nations and their contributions to New Bedford

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neb_boy/flickr

New Bedford Mayor Wants Loiterers to Scurry

On just about any given day, folks visiting the downtown district may see a group of people gathered outside the Main Library or City Hall on Pleasant Street. Now City Hall is making a push to move that crowd elsewhere, by asking those who provide free meals and shelter to relocate

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New Bedford Commemorates 9/11


This year's remembrance of September 11th, 2001 served as a call to community volunteerism in New Bedford.

City and State officials gathered in front of City Hall today, before a sizeable crowd, recalling the events of that day and the aftermath that has transformed the nation

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Michael Kappel, flickr
Michael Kappel, flickr

Dog Park Debate On Tap At New Bedford City Hall

The City Council Committee working to create a dog park in New Bedford is still looking for the best location for a park. 

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