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Significant Upgrades Announced for Elm Street Garage
NEW BEDFORD—The City of New Bedford will make significant upgrades to the Elm Street Garage during a renovation project that is part of ongoing improvements to downtown parking.
Security, lighting, improvements to structural performance, and cosmetic changes to the lobby, stairs and elevator ar…
New Bedford Receives National Budget Award
The City of New Bedford has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its current budget by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Only 18 Massachusetts municipalities, and 1,565 entities nationwide, received the award in 2015...
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…
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...
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.
Sources tell WBSM News that Weis will relinquish her position sometime in the next two weeks.
Mayor Jon Mitchell issued the following statement to WBSM News r…

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