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State Gains Jobs In June; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

The Massachusetts unemployment rate held steady at 4.2 percent last month while estimates showed the state adding thousands of jobs.

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TSM - Joseph Aboud still hiring in North End!
TSM - Joseph Aboud still hiring in North End!

Report Finds Stagnant Wages For Most New Bedford Workers

Have you felt like your paycheck isn't going up?

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Councilors Renew Discussion of Medical Marijuana Facility in New Bedford

Two New Bedford City Councilors filed a motion to discuss the medical marijuana dispensary industry and its possible role in the city during Thursday's meeting, suggesting it can boost the local economy while also driving down opioid addiction. 

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Companies, Job Seekers Come Together At Southcoast Job Fair

Those looking for employment will have an opportunity to shop their resumes around on Thursday during the Southcoast Job Fair.

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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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U.S. Creates 292,000 Jobs In December

The Labor Department says employers added 292-thousand jobs in December as the unemployment rate held steady at five percent.

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Economy Gains 211,000 Jobs In November

The U.S. economy created 211-thousand new jobs in October.

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TSM / Kasey Silvia
TSM / Kasey Silvia

Trend – Millennials Living with Parents

I am a 23-year-old college graduate living at home with my parents, four siblings, two dogs, and a bird. Why? Because I cannot fully support myself financially, so I am staying at home until I can afford a place of my own...

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State Officials Push Higher Education In State Economy

With 200-thousand jobs in Massachusetts expected to be open in the next three years, state officials say a college education is more important than ever...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Top Issues At First Forum

With less than two weeks until Election Day, New Bedford's two mayoral candidates took part in their first forum together Tuesday night at the Whaling Museum presented by the Mayor's Youth Council.

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