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Fishing Summit Reviews Science And Safety Issues

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was among those attending a summit meeting Monday in Boston on ways to sustain Massachusetts fisheries.

Step one says Mitchell is having the Federal Government improve its science

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Should New Bedford Invest In Major Sports? [POLL]

There has been plenty of sports talk this week in New Bedford.

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Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford
Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford

Gomes Praises Mayor For Olympic Initiative

City Council President Brian Gomes is commending Mayor Jon Mitchell for taking the initiative, and seeking to have New Bedford be a part of the 2024 Olympics.

The Mayor named a Steering Committee this week to work with the "Boston 2024" group to locate an Olympic sailing event on Buzzards Bay

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mayor Pushing Energy Management Contract

It looks like Siemens Energy will have a much bigger role in saving New Bedford some money beyond L-E-D streetlights.

The city is looking to enter into an energy management services agreement with the company, which would hold Siemens to whatever energy savings they guarantee

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Mayor: Offshore Wind Projects Will Come To New Bedford

City officials say they're disappointed that financial issues have stalled the Cape Wind project, and its plan to use New Bedford as a staging area for its offshore wind turbines. But Mayor Jon Mitchell feels New Bedford is still very much in the picture for other wind projects in the Atlantic

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Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Warren To Make Southcoast Swing On Friday

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren is visiting the Southcoast on Friday.

Her first stop is in Fall River for a meeting with Mayor Sam Sutter and other officials.

Then its on to UMass Dartmouth, where at noon the Senator will tour the university's new Bioengineering Lab

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Talks Past And Future Snow Removal

It feels like the snow just won't stop.

Mayor Jon Mitchell addressed some snow removal questions while on the Ken Pittman show Saturday morning.

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images

NStar Awards New Bedford For LED Initiative

NStar has awarded the City of New Bedford nearly $1.2 million.

The energy company granted the funds to the City for the first two phases of the streetlight conversion project, in which New Bedford is replacing nearly 10,000 street and traffic lights with LED fixtures

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell reading during 15th annual Frederick Douglass read-a-thon at First Unitarian Church.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell reading during 15th annual Frederick Douglass read-a-thon at First Unitarian Church.

Frederick Douglass Honored With 15th Annual Read-A-Thon

Folks gathered at the First Unitarian Church downtown were treated to a history lesson Sunday afternoon.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Receives $2 Million To Combat Homelessness

The Federal Office of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD is sending $2 million to New Bedford to fund programs that fight homelessness.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, said the money will be distributed to ten local organizations

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