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Mitchell: Lighthouse Not New Bedford’s Property
The fate of the Butler Flats lighthouse stands on shaky ground.
Mayor Jon Mitchell says though the Coast Guard granted New Bedford a license to work on the lighthouse in 1978, ownership of the structure never changed hands.
The 115-year-old lighthouse goes up for auction next month, with a starting bi…
New Bedford Looks to Halt Lighthouse Auction
The New Bedford City Council will likely pass a motion Thursday night, calling for the cease and desist of a government auction that looks to sell a New Bedford landmark.
City Councilor at Large Denis Lawrence Jr. says his father, a former City Councilor and State Rep...