Gov. Charlie Baker plans to request additional school funding from the Legislature to help cities such as New Bedford pay for the education of hundreds of children who have arrived from Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria.
Mayor Jon Mitchell has sent a letter to Governor Charlie Baker, asking for additional resources to help New Bedford accommodate families relocating to the city from Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
New Bedford City Councilor Brian Gomes appeared on the Phil Paleologos Morning Show Wednesday promising to file a motion for the City Council to support Governor Baker's proposing to make drug dealers whose distribution leads to the death of a customer, subject to prosecution for "manslaughter,…
Governor Charlie Baker has sided with a dozen state lawmakers and local officials who are urging the proceeds from the forfeiture of "Codfather" Carlos Rafael's fishing fleet, and any financial penalties tied to his case, be used to pay for electronic catch monitoring.