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State Pier Refrigeration Project Completed
NEW BEDFORD — This Thursday marks the completion of the $3.5 million refrigeration installation at State Pier in New Bedford, which will help expand shipping and help create more jobs.
Senator Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) and Representative Antonio F...
Going After The Drug Dealers
New Bedford City Councilor Brian Gomes appeared on the Phil Paleologos Morning Show Wednesday promising to file a motion for the City Council to support Governor Baker's proposing to make drug dealers whose distribution leads to the death of a customer, subject to prosecution for "manslaughter,…
State Senate Passes Bill Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving
The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today that will prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices while driving, unless they are in hands-free mode.
The so-called "Distracted Driving bill" was spearheaded by Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford, a longtime advocate of the proh…
Montigny: New Bill Stronger Than ‘Useless’ Cell Phone Law
If you like to talk on your cell phone while driving in Massachusetts, it might be time to invest in some hands-free technology.
The state's Transportation Committee voted unanimously Friday for legislation that would ban all Massachusetts drivers from holding a cell phone to make a call, use th…

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