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TSM - Katherine Knowles (L) speaks with community supporters during event at Fairfield Inn.
TSM - Katherine Knowles (L) speaks with community supporters during event at Fairfield Inn.

Former Zeiterion Director Honored

The ousted director of the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center still has plenty of support in the Greater New Bedford community. 

Dozens of people turned out Thursday night at the Fairfield Inn Downtown to thank Katherine Knowles for her nine years of work at the "Z

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TSM - Edward Markey (R) joins Mayor Mitchell and Rep's Antonio Cabral and Robert Koczera in Downtown New Bedford
TSM - Edward Markey (R) joins Mayor Mitchell and Rep's Antonio Cabral and Robert Koczera in Downtown New Bedford

Markey Campaigns In New Bedford, Denies Taking Southcoast Voters For Granted

Mass. Congressman and Senate candidate Ed Markey says he's campaigned many times in New Bedford since announcing his candidacy, and is not taking Southcoast voters for  granted. 

Markey stopped in New Bedford Thursday , after ignoring an invitation to join Republican Gabriel Gomez Wednesday night at a UMass Dartmouth forum

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New Bedford School Deficit Remains as Council Delays Vote

The School Department's $3.5-million deficit continues to loom over the City of New Bedford.

The Council delayed approval of the transfer of funds once again, referring the motion to the Council's Finance Committee, which meets next week

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TSM - Mitchell delivers his proposed budget
TSM - Mitchell delivers his proposed budget

Mitchell Unveils Proposed FY ’14 New Bedford Budget

Mayor Jon Mitchell says his proposed fiscal year 2014 budget takes a "steady as she goes" approach. Mitchell says his $263-million proposal will keep the city at status quo, while also restoring a third of the Rainy Day Fund

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New Bedford Mayor Set to Sign New Community Action Plan

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and members of the community are set to sign an action plan this Wednesday that lays out steps members of a number of community organizations can take to help improve relations between them and the city.

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Patrick Urges Support For Southcoast Rail Funding Plan

Gov. Deval Patrick is making a strong case for the Southcoast Rail Project, and he wants others to do the same.  Patrick met Friday at the Whaling Museum with local elected officials and labor leaders, urging them to lobby for the proejct

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Mitchell: Obama Sends Right Message

Mayor Jon Mitchell watched the President's second Inaugural Address on Monday with members of his family.  Mitchell told WBSM News, he was impressed by the President's message.....

Mitchell said he was pleased to hear the President again state his committment to alternative energy programs

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Mayor Mitchell Makes Two Appointments

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made two appointments to vacant city positions.

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Mitchell Says Drills, School Security Will Continue

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell says increased security around New Bedford schools will continue when students return their classrooms following the holiday vacation.  Mitchell says increased police patrols around the elementary schools will continue, as well as the uptick in surveillance by School Resources Officers in the high school and three middle schools.  A

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Mitchell Pledges Help For Niche’ Workers

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says his administration will assist laid off workers from Niche. Inc. anyway it can. 

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