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Mitchell Says City Prepared for First Winter Storm

The first major snowstorm has finally hit the SouthCoast, and it's leaving plenty of snow behind.

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Brian Gomes - Dan McCready/Townsquare Media
Brian Gomes - Dan McCready/Townsquare Media

Gomes Blames Pharmaceuticals, Docs for Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

City Councillor at Large Brian Gomes is up for re-election.

Speaking on "The Taylor Cormier Show," Gomes highlighted the severity of the nation's opioid epidemic...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

At-Large Candidate Carlos Felix Says New Bedford Still Very Violent

City Council-at-Large candidate Carlos Felix says despite the FBI crime statistics, New Bedford is still a violent city. During a candidates forum Tuesday night, Mayor Jon Mitchell said New Bedford is a safe city, and not the violent city portrayed in the media...

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Councilor Alves with his wife, Vivian - Debora Coelho/Facebook
Councilor Alves with his wife, Vivian - Debora Coelho/Facebook

After 24 Years, New Bedford Councilor David Alves Won’t Seek Re-Election

A long-time City Councilor has decided not to run for re-election after 24 years in the chambers.

Councilor-at-Large David Alves released a statement today, confirming he would not seek a 13th term as a City Councilor...

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New Bedford Parks to Undergo Mosquito Spraying Once More

It's become a weekly occurrence in New Bedford --- mosquito spraying.

Once again, the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct another round of ground spraying around New Bedford's parks...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

NYC Fresh Air Fund Children Arrive In New Bedford

Nearly 60 children have made the annual pilgrimage from New York City to New Bedford to spend a few weeks with their "second" families. Families from all over Greater New Bedford picked up their assigned Fresh Air Fund children at Buttonwood Park Zoo Monday, and are anxious to begin spending time with each other...

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Courtesy of City of New Bedford

New Bedford Housing Office Receives State Recognition

New Bedford's Office of Housing and Community Development has received an award from MassHousing.

The Outstanding Partner Award was recently awarded to the New Bedford office for it's commitment to homeownership, homebuyer dedication, homebuyer education, lead paint removal, and other services...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell To Deliver State of the City Address Thursday

Mayor Jon Mitchell's State of the City address is being presented Thursday afternoon.

The address will focus on the most recent year of Mitchell's administration, and how the City fared in 2014...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City of New Bedford Offering Summer Jobs

It's never too early for young people to begin seeking employment for the summer months.

The City of New Bedford Department of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches is already offering applications for seasonal summer jobs...

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images

NStar Awards New Bedford For LED Initiative

NStar has awarded the City of New Bedford nearly $1.2 million.

The energy company granted the funds to the City for the first two phases of the streetlight conversion project, in which New Bedford is replacing nearly 10,000 street and traffic lights with LED fixtures...

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