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An Initiative To Legalize Marijuana In California To Appear On Nov. Ballot
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Mitchell Says Medical Marijuana Agreement Reached; Recommends Moratorium on Recreational Dispensaries

Mayor Jon Mitchell announced today two developments related to medical marijuana and recreational marijuana.

Host Community Agreement Reached for Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Mayor announced that the City has successfully negotiated a host community agreement with Beacon Compassion Center of Norwood, Massachusetts...

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Courtesy City of New Bedford
Courtesy City of New Bedford

Mitchell Goes Before Congress for Brownfield Redevelopment

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Washington, DC on Thursday to testify before the House Subcommittee on Environment.

The hearing was entitled "Modernizing Environment Laws: Challenges and Opportunities for Expanding Infrastructure and Promoting Development and Manufacturing...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mitchell Pushes for More State Funding for New Bedford Schools

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has taken issue with Governor Charlie Baker's latest recommendation for state aid to local schools.

The Governor recommended increasing Chapter 70 funding by just 2...

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Health Director Brenda Weis with Mayor Jon Mitchell / Jim Phillips / TSM
Health Director Brenda Weis with Mayor Jon Mitchell / Jim Phillips / TSM

Weis Stepping Down from Health Department

Dr. Brenda Weis, Director of the Health Department for the City of New Bedford, is stepping down from her position, WBSM News has learned...

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford Moves Closer to New Safety Center

The proposed South End Public Safety Center in New Bedford moved one step closer to becoming a reality on Friday with the announcement that the city has retained the award-winning Galante Architecture Studio to lead the study, design and construction of the facility...

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YouTube

Mitchell Not Ready to Decide About Re-Election

New Bedford is abuzz with speculation as to who might run for the vacant Ward 3 City Council seat in the upcoming special election, as well as who might throw their names in the hat for the October elections...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Mitchell Says New Bedford ‘Closely Monitoring’ ABC Disposal

With the news that the town of Fairhaven is considering litigation against ABC Disposal over money owed to the town, New Bedford mayor Jon Mitchell said the city is "closely monitoring" the situation...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Boosts Road Repair Investments

NEW BEDFORD - Tired of swerving to avoid potholes on New Bedford streets? Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City is beginning a program to invest $1 million a year for five years to be used for the complete reconstruction of New Bedford's most damaged streets...

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TSM

New Bedford Continues to See Energy Efficiency Improvements

New Bedford continues to see improvements in energy efficiency thanks to a municipal performance contract with Seimens Energy.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Discusses Offshore Wind Announcement

Eversource Energy announced on Wednesday that it entered into a Fifty-Fifty partnership with Danish offshore wind developer DONG Energy in a venture known as Bay State Wind which seeks to build a wind farm off the coast of Martha's Vineyard.

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