Councilor David Alves

Alves Pushes For Soccer Field At Former Elco Dress Site
A New Bedford City Councilor is eyeing a former manufacturing site as a location for a new soccer field. 
Councilor David Alves has been an advocate for more soccer fields in New Bedford. 
He says the Elco Dress site off Church Street has been made available to developers several times, but …
City Council Offers Plan To Address School Dept. Deficit
The New Bedford City Council says it has a plan to resolve the estimated $3-million deficit in the School Department budget. 
Finance Committee chair Jane Gonsalves said at a news conference Tuesday, the Council is prepared to transfer from free cash or reserve accounts the money the School Depa…