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[Thomas] Coehlo Believes Police Chief is Best Harbormaster Choice
At least one New Bedford City Councilor believes Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro is the best qualified to be the next Harbormaster. That's tough to for many listeners to swallow. Most people vehemently disagree. Still Councilor Debora Coehlo chimes many city residents that may be qualified for cer…
Mitchell: ‘Experts’ Should Be in Charge of Harbor
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell sparked a controversy when he wrote a letter to the City Council nominating New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro for the vacated position of harbormaster.
"My job is to make sure that our port is safe for everybody, and in my mind, that means that the exper…
[RICHARD] Public Servants Should Live in the City Where They Work
Chief Cordeiro should not be allowed to serve as harbormaster if he is not a resident of New Bedford. There is a residency law currently in place and it is the very reason that the last harbormaster was removed from that position.
Why would Mayor Mitchell then turn around and nominate the police chie…
Two People Launched from Cigarette Boat in Fairhaven
Fairhaven Police and the Harbormaster are investigating after a speedboat accidentally launched two occupants from the deck.
The Harbormaster says the boat caught a wave at a bad angle, causing the man and woman to go overboard. The Harbormaster says speed may have been a factor...

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