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City Plans To Build Public Safety Center In South End

The City of New Bedford is planning to invest $70 million over the next five years to build and repair schools, replacing aging equipment and vehicles and construct a new Public Safety Center in the South End...

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Officials kick off homeless count in New Bedford / Greg Desrosiers TSM
Officials kick off homeless count in New Bedford / Greg Desrosiers TSM

New Bedford Homeless Count Continues Into Thursday

Volunteers are combing through the shelters and streets of New Bedford attempting to gather information from homeless people as part of the city's annual "Point-In-Time Homeless Count...

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Mitchell Named Chairman Of Mayor’s Energy Committee

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has been named Chairman of the U-S Conference of Mayors Committee on Energy.

The appointment was announced by the President of the Mayor's group, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford’s Expenditures Made Available Online with New Feature

If you have ever wanted to see what each city department is spending money on in New Bedford, now you can.

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New Equipment / Jim Phillips TSM
New Equipment / Jim Phillips TSM

City Of New Bedford Gears Up For Winter 2016

The City of New Bedford says its ready to tackle major snowstorms.

During a news conference Tuesday at the Whale's Tooth parking lot, city officials showed off some new equipment to battle snow, including dump trucks, backhoes and plows, replacing equipment that was damaged beyond repair last year...

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Photo - from Zeiterion.org
Photo - from Zeiterion.org

City Announces Inauguration Details

The City of New Bedford is inviting the public to attend the 2016 Inaugural Ceremony Monday, January 4, at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. 

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Officials Give Their Thoughts On Provencher’s Passing

Mayor Jon Mitchell, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson, and City Council President Brian Gomes all spoke with WBSM's Phil Paleologos to express their thoughts on the passing of New Bedford Police Chief David Provencher.

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Facebook/David Provencher
Facebook/David Provencher

NBPD Chief Provencher Passes Away at 59

New Bedford Police Chief David A. Provencher, 59, died Sunday evening due to respiratory arrest. 

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Solar panels outside New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips TSM
Solar panels outside New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips TSM

Mitchell Reaffirms Commitment To Renewable Energy

The Mayor of New Bedford is restating the city's commitment to local action on renewable energy and addressing climate change.

Mayor Jon Mitchell announced Thursday that he's joined the Compact of Mayors, a global coalition of city leaders who have pledged to reduce their community's greenhouse gas emissions, track their progress and prepare for the effects of climate change...

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Free, Two-Hour Parking During Holiday Season

 

The City of New Bedford is again offering two hours of free parking at metered spaces in the city's business districts.

The free parking is being offered in Downtown New Bedford, the North End Business District, and in the Elm Street and Zeiterion garages. The...

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