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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

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Jim Phillips / TSM

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

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Four Outgoing City Councilors Honored For Their Service

 

 The New Bedford City Council last night honored four Councillors who are leaving the Council in January. 

Among them was City Council President Bruce Duarte, who served for six years.  D

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Boyd Jones, Flickr

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

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Photo from JaneGonsalves.com

Jane Gonsalves Will Not Seek Re-Election

After twenty years in office, Ward 5 Councillor Jane Gonsalves says she will not seek re-election this year.

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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

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