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New Bedford DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle to Retire

The City's Department of Public Infrastructure is retiring. Ron Labelle told his staff Thursday he will be stepping down from his position at the end of this fiscal year, June 30...

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IPS Group, Inc./Facebook
IPS Group, Inc./Facebook

Mayor Mitchell to Reverse Decision on Saturday Parking Enforcement

After fliers were dispersed over the weekend, notifying residents and visitors that they would have to begin paying for parking in the downtwon on Saturdays beginning next month, Mayor Jon Mitchell is apparently rescinding that decision...

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IPS Group, Inc./Facebook
IPS Group, Inc./Facebook

Letter Claims New Bedford to Enforce Parking Meter Rules on Saturdays

For years, parking in New Bedford's downtown has been free on Saturdays. It looks like that will soon change.

A letter from the City's Parking Clerk Scott Downing, dated May 4, indicates the City will soon enforce parking regulations for downtown parking meters on Saturday beginning June 4...

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City of New Bedford Twitter
City of New Bedford Twitter

City Dedicates Downtown Plaza to Former Mayor Jack Markey

City officials dedicated the Front Street Plaza to former Mayor Jack Markey Thursday for his work in setting the stage for a prosperous downtown New Bedford.

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Conceptual design plans for New Bedford Dog Park|Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Conceptual design plans for New Bedford Dog Park|Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Plans for City Dog Park Move Ahead

City officials continue to move forward with plans to build a dog park in the west end of New Bedford.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Mitchell: New Bedford Workers Should Earn More than Minimum Wage

In his State of the City address last week, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell outlined many of his goals for the City in 2016, one of them being a pay raise for some City workers...

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Gov. Charlie Baker takes a tour of the New Bedford Joseph Abboud factory | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Gov. Charlie Baker takes a tour of the New Bedford Joseph Abboud factory | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Governor Baker Visits New Bedford Joseph Abboud Factory

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker paid a visit to the New Bedford Joseph Abboud factory Tuesday to take a closer look at the largest men's tailored clothing manufacturer in North America.

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TSM
TSM

Council Moves Along Critical Loan Orders

Loan orders dominated the New Bedford City Council's agenda Thursday night, including funding of municipal buildings and elementary schools.

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Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Darren McCollester/Getty Images

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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