Jane Gonsalves

City Clerk Announces Retirement
It probably was the worst kept secret at City Hall; the upcoming retirement of City Clerk Rita Arruda.  She made it official on Tuesday, saying she planned to retire at the end of June. Her job is already being advertised on the city's website...
New Bedford Advertising For City Clerk
It appears an important City Hall job will soon be up for grabs.
The City of New Bedford is advertising on its website the position of City Clerk. The city is accepting applications through May 30th, and the job has a salary range of $64,000 to $79,000 a year...
New Bedford Public Pianos a Possibility
The City Council seems supportive of installing pianos for public use throughout New Bedford.
Ward Five Councilor Jane Gonsalves proposed the motion Thursday night, after witnessing a similar program achieve great success in Boston. Gonsalves works in Boston, and says she passes by one of the pianos …
Council To Debate Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana has been approved by voters in Massachusetts, and New Bedford City Council President Steve Martins wants to begin discussions now on how medical marijuana dispencaries might fit in the Whaling Cty.  Martins presented a motion to the City Council to enact an ordinance on where dispe…