Sutter Proposes Additional Fee for Fall River Residents
In a press conference held Monday morning, Fall River Mayor Sam Sutter proposed creating a new sanitation fee for all city households. The fee would cost households $120 per year in addition to residents having to purchase the Pay As You Throw bags currently required for trash removal.
Baker Orders State Government Hiring Freeze
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered an immediate hiring freeze across state government as one of his first steps toward reducing a state budget deficit.
The Republican also announced on Friday _ his first full day in office _ that he has ordered cabinet secretaries to begin program-by-program reviews of a…
New Bedford Council Denies School Department Funds – For Now
While the police department, the zoo, and other departments will receive funds from the City's free cash account, the school department is being forced to wait for a much needed $2-million.
The City Council tabled the request for the funds Thursday night, citing a lack of response from Mayor Jon…
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Hosting Campus Forum Today
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman is hosting a "town meeting" style forum at the university today.
Some reports say faculty and staff members believe the meeting will address a multi-million dollar deficit that is causing the campus to cut back on spending...