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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

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
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
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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Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images

New Bedford Celebrates New Year’s Eve

What are you doing New Year's Eve? The City of New Bedford has your evening planned out for you, with a multitude of activities and live music events to choose from.

The Toe-Jam Puppet Band, children's folk singer Bill Harley, jazz musicians, and even a West African drum ensemble are just some of the performers to be featured downtown Wednesday night

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

New ‘Slow Down’ Signs Sure to Grab Attention in New Bedford

You may notice some new signs around schools in the City of New Bedford.

The new signs, being posted by the City, read "drive like your kids live here."

The signs are being posted in and around school zones throughout the city to encourage drivers to be more aware as they make their way through neighborhoods where there may be a large number of students going about their daily activities

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Makes Move To Extend Mayoral Terms

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made an official move to change the City's charter, allowing for four-year mayoral terms instead of the current two-year terms.

Mitchell presented the City Council with the proposal on Wednesday, saying the modification would bring stability to the City's executive branch, allow the mayor to focus on long-term improvements, and cutting down on the relative amount of time spent fundraising and campaigning for re-election

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