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Mitchell Meets With Charlie Baker At City Hall

Last week, Mayor Jon Mitchell endorsed Democrat Martha Coakley for Governor of Massachusetts.

On Thursday, the Mayor met at City Hall with the Republican nominee for Governor, Charlie Baker.

According to the Mayor, Baker asked for the meeting

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9-11 CEREMONY AT CITY HALL

New Bedford Remembers 9-11

Roughly 100 people gathered on the steps of New Bedford City Hall Monday morning for a ceremony observing the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

The ceremony included military veterans like New Bedford Veterans Agent Chris Gomes who lost his right leg fighting in the Iraq war

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New officers take oath at New Bedford City Hall / Jim Phillips / TSM
New officers take oath at New Bedford City Hall / Jim Phillips / TSM

City Welcomes Five New Police Officers

The City of New Bedford has added five new officers to the ranks of the police department.

All five recently graduated from the New Bedford Police Acadamy, and were sworn in Monday at New Bedford City Hall

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Photo by Scott LaPierre/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by Scott LaPierre/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Revere Tornado Causes Extensive Damage

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down just north of Boston.

Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed trees and power lines

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Durkin Presents FY15 School Budget To City Council

Supt. Pia Durkin spent almost four hours defending her FY15 school budget Wednesday night, but it looks like it may have been worth it.

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Folkloric dancers perform during 2013's kick off for Day of Portugal / Jim Phillips / TSM
Folkloric dancers perform during 2013's kick off for Day of Portugal / Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Hosts A Celebration Of Portuguese Culture

The Day of Portugal celebration in New Bedford is this weekend. Festivities begin Thursday with a 6pm flag raising ceremony on the steps of City Hall.

The festival then moves to Acushnet Avenue on Friday through Sunday, between Sawyer and Deane Streets

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Advertising For City Clerk

It appears an important City Hall job will soon be up for grabs.

The City of New Bedford is advertising on its website the position of City Clerk. The city is accepting applications through May 30th, and the job has a salary range of $64,000 to $79,000 a year

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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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