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Rep. Cabral Announces $75k YouthWorks Grant
State Representative Antonio Cabral and the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board announced that the Board has received a YouthWorks grant of $75,000 from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
OPINION|Phil Paleologos: Form an Arson Watch
It looks like we're getting burnt by an arsonist. With three suspicious fires in 24 hours and a total of six in the past month, one has to ask, are they accidental or arson? And if it is arson, what's motivating the person; vandalism, excitement, revenge, profit or gang related...
Gomes Calling For Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD- City Councilor At-Large Brian Gomes appeared on WBSM’s Barry Richard Show this afternoon to talk with Barry about his plans to combat the rise in crime throughout the city.
Gomes addressed a motion he is proposing to City Council in reaction to the growing number of viole…
Mitchell: New Bedford Not a Sanctuary City
Many cities around the country are coming under scrutiny for being so-called “sanctuary cities.”
During his weekly appearance on WBSM, a caller directly questioned Mayor Jon Mitchell as to whether or not New Bedford is a sanctuary city...
Hodgson Talks Trump Meeting
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson was among the many members of law enforcement at a conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, where President Donald Trump spoke and promised the assembled sheriffs and police chiefs that they have a “true friend in the White House...
Entrapment Is A Crime [Video]
New Bedford and Fall River should adopt the successful Angel Program used in 400 communities nationwide. The Angel Program allows drug users to go to police, turn in their stash and get treatment. This carrot is so much better than the stick approach law enforcement employs, like entrapment operatio…

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