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New Bedford School Bus Involved in Minor Accident
A New Bedford Public School bus was involved in a minor accident this morning.
School spokesman Jon Carvalho tells WBSM News that Bus #55 for Normandin Middle School was involved in what sounded like a minor fender-bender in the area of Ashley Boulevard and Tarkiln Hill Road in the North End around 7…
Mayor Mitchell Wants Name Change For New Bedford Highway
Mayor Jon Mitchell wants to change the name of a section of Route 18.
In a letter to the City Council, Mayor Mitchell is requesting the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway be changed to John. F. Kennedy Boulevard.
Mitchell tells WBSM News after the redesign from Elm street to Cove street, the new name is…
‘Paul Revere Sign’ Too Unsafe To Remove
The "Paul Revere sign" visible from Interstate 195 in New Bedford continues to decay.
It was announced over a year ago the sign would be taken down and moved into storage until funding was available to restore it.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says removing…
Mayor Mitchell Thanks Foster Grandparents
Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked some special volunteers at Pace Head Start Thursday morning.
As part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mitchell met with several so-called Foster Grandparents, who volunteer their time in the classroom spending quality time with children...
Committee To Decide Whaling City Festival’s Fate
It looks like the Whaling City Festival is being given a one-time trial with a closing time of 9pm instead of 8pm.
Mayor Jon Mitchell spoke with festival representatives, saying if they provided another hour of police details, more lighting, and cleaned the park, he'd give the later closing time…