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New Bedford Chamber of Commerce Prez Applauds Pay Equity Bill
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he plans to sign a bill that would require men and women to be paid equally for comparable work. The Republican told reporters on Monday that he would sign the legislation sometime next week.
Supporters say women are currently paid on average about 82% of what th…
New Partnership Between New Bedford Business Organizations
The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council have entered into a new partnership.
The leadership of both organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which encourages the two entities to share information and coordinate marketing efforts...
Keating Voices Support for New Bedford-Named Project
A federal delegate is also letting Governor Deval Patrick know how he feels about the impromptu name change of a New Bedford project.
Congressman William Keating has drafted a letter to the governor, saying the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal should remain unchanged...
Activist Calls On Residents To Inquire About Local Jobs
New Bedford area residents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting Tuesday night, regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will update the public on the construction of the project, and answer any questions the public may have...
Big Tobacco’s Newest Opportunity
Guess who's looking into advertising e-cigarettes on TV, radio, billboards and in print? Big tobacco companies, in their last holdout, are in their early stages of studying the category and the business opportunity of e-cigarettes. The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers realize that 45 million A…