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City Council Questions Airport Leadership

The City Council was presented with three separate motions regarding the state of the New Bedford Regional Airport Thursday night.

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Morad Wants To Hear From Property Owners About CPA

Voters approved the Community Preservation Act at the polls last November.

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City Council Approves Millions In Capital Improvement Funding

During its second time in front of the City Council, a $4.97 million capital improvement plan was approved Thursday evening.

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Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Questions School Committee Spending [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council wants to know how the School Committee is spending its money.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Defends School Committee Letter

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the operational and policy issues facing the New Bedford School Committee are not the business of the City Council.

The School Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking Councilors to respect the school board's boundaries

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Morad To Continue Pressing School Officials For Answers

Members of the City Council aren't happy about the latest communication from the New Bedford School Committee.

The Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking that they respect the boundaries of the school board, and that any concerns be sent directly to the Superintendent

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Councilor Wants Answers About Keith Alarm System

Its a lengthy agenda facing the City Council Thursday night.

One of the items is a motion by Councilor Linda Morad to have School officials appear before the Council's Finance Committee to answer questions about the alarm system at Keith Middle School

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City Council Appoints Former Member, Current Employee, As City Clerk

The City Council appointed former councilor Dennis Farias to the position of city clerk Thursday night, with the body voting nine-to-two to accept Farias over Assistant Carver Town Clerk Elizabeth Nichols

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Ward 4 Councilor Dana Rebeiro | Twitter
Ward 4 Councilor Dana Rebeiro | Twitter

Rebeiro’s Absence From Meeting Prompts Response From Councilors

Ward 4 City Councilor Dana Rebeiro's absence from Thursday night's meeting drew a sharp response from her fellow councilors.

At-Large Councilor Linda Morad repeatedly insisted that almost all items on the agenda receive a full roll-call vote, highlighting Rebeiro's absence every time her name was called

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Councilor Wants Another Look at Low Level City Employee Pay

At-Large City Councilor Linda Morad wants the city to look at whether employees at lower ranks are being paid appropriately. This comes in response to a move by the Mitchell administration to boost pay for some senior-level jobs that have proven difficult to fill

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