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New Bedford Community Preservation Committee Hosting Meetings for Citizen Input

NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell and the City of New Bedford Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development announce that the city’s Community Preservation Committee is hosting three community meetings on Tuesday, June 20; Thursday, June 22; and Tuesday, June 27 to solicit feedback from the public that will help inform the forthcoming “Community Preservation Plan...

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Technology Investment At New Bedford High School

Dr. Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan are again giving the gift of technology to students at New Bedford High School.

Dr. Jacobs, the founder of the Qualcomm technology company, is donating $900,000 dollars to purchase laptop computers and tablets for students...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

City to Turn Whaling City Golf Course into Business Park

The Whaling City Golf Course on Hathaway Road will soon be turned into a business park, WBSM News has learned.

The city-owned golf course, operated by Johnson Golf Management of Harwich, has long been speculated as a site for development, including past discussions of a casino on the site...

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Point-In-Time Count of New Bedford’s Homeless Underway

Today begins New Bedford's annual Point-in-Time Count to identify the number of homeless individuals in the city.

Pat Sullivan, Director of Planning, Housing and Community Development for the city, tells WBSM News that about 45 volunteers, assisted by New Bedford Police, will spend 24 hours counting the number of sheltered and unsheltered homeless in the city...

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Assistant City Clerk Stephanie Macomber, far left, administers the oath of office to New Bedford Police Department officers Jeremy Dellecese, second from right, and Samuel Algarin-Mojica, far right, as Lt. Ricard Rezendes, director of training, second from left, looks on. COURTESY NEW BEDFORD POLICE.
Assistant City Clerk Stephanie Macomber, far left, administers the oath of office to New Bedford Police Department officers Jeremy Dellecese, second from right, and Samuel Algarin-Mojica, far right, as Lt. Ricard Rezendes, director of training, second from left, looks on. COURTESY NEW BEDFORD POLICE.

New Bedford Swears In Two New Police Officers

NEW BEDFORD—The New Bedford Police Department welcomed two new officers Monday.

Jeremy Dellecese and Samuel Algarin-Mojica were sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall...

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Jon Faria/TSM

New Bedford Named The State’s Top Creative Community

The City of New Bedford is being recognized for its achievements with arts and culture.  The Massachusetts Cultural Council has named New Bedford the Commonwealth's most creative community...

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Time for New Police Chief Cordeiro to get to Work [Video]

I had my first get to know the new Police Chief interview today. New Bedford Mayor Mitchell made the announcement Monday. The official swearing in for Chief Joseph Cordeiro is Thursday May 19...

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Rendering of SMAST Expansion / UMass Dartmouth

SMAST Expansion Begins With Demolition of Naval Reserve Center

The former Naval Reserve Center building at Fort Rodman in the South End will soon be no more.

The 1970's-style structure is being demolished this week to make way for a new, $55 million expansion of the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology...

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New Bedford Receives $1.5 Million From HUD

The City of New Bedford is receiving $1.5 million from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the funding will be going to programs that help the homeless in New Bedford...

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Will Jobs Be Lost

With all the recent news of workers for Carrier Corp., Walmart and other companies who'll be losing their jobs, the latest questions come from our own waterfront...

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