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TSM - New Bedford School Committee meets Monday night.
TSM - New Bedford School Committee meets Monday night.

Teachers Union President Says Morale Is Low In City Schools

The President of the New Bedford Educators Association says morale is very low in city schools. 

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TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.
TSM - Custom House Square Park is officially opened.

New Bedford’s Custom House Square Park Opens

It took only five months to transform Custom House Square from a cracked parking lot into a small park with cement paths, plenty of trees, and lush grass.

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mitchell: Up To Five Medical Marijuana Groups Looking At New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he wants groups seeking to open a medical marijuana facility to come in with business plans and other information, like other companies do when eyeing New Bedford.

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell speaks at 9/11 ceremony at New Bedford City Hall.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell speaks at 9/11 ceremony at New Bedford City Hall.

New Bedford Salutes Victims, First Responders on 9/11

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and other elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall Wednesday morning, to remember those killed, and those who survived during the 9-11 attacks twelve years ago

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell discusses Solar Project off Hathaway Boulevard
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell discusses Solar Project off Hathaway Boulevard

Mitchell: New Bedford To Save Millions With Solar Power

Every city in America should be doing what New Bedford is doing, when it comes to solar power. 

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New Bedford Election Contests Take Shape

Following Tuesday's deadline to submit nomination papers to the New Bedford Election Office, the 2013 campaign season is now shaping up in the Whaling City.  Here's a list of candidates.  (Note: * signifies incumbent)

Mayor of New Bedford

Jon Mitchell* (unopposed)
City Council Ward One

Jim Oliveira* (unopposed)
City Council Ward Two

Steve Martins* (unopposed)
City Councilor Ward Three

Henry Bousquet* (unopposed)
City Council Ward Four

Bruce Duarte*

Dana Ribeiro
City Council Ward Five

Dr

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Mayor Mitchell Commends Jury on Whitey Bulger Verdict

Though most of his criminal activity centered around Boston, New Bedford has a notable link to James"Whitey" Bulger and Monday's verdict.

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell lines up shot during Celebrity Game at Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic
TSM - Mayor Mitchell lines up shot during Celebrity Game at Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic

Basketball Tournament Attracts Crowd To Downtown New Bedford

The Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic brought some life to Downtown New Bedford on Saturday. 

The Classic is the brain-child of Eric Britto, a basketball referee and co-founder of Truebounce, Inc

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell reveals "Hollywood Boulevard" sign
TSM - Mayor Mitchell reveals "Hollywood Boulevard" sign

New Bedford Festival Theater Presents “Singin’ In The Rain”

Mayor Jon Mitchell on Tuesday ceremoniously renamed the section of Purchase Street in front of the Zeiterion Theatre as "Hollywood Boulevard."  

The change is part of the celebration of New Bedford Festival Theatre's summer musical "Singin' In The Rain

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Mitchell Supports Changes To State’s Wiretap Law

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this week, testifying in support of changes to the state's wiretap laws. 

Speaking on his weekly program on WBSM, the Mayor said the current laws on the books were written in the 1960's to combat organized crime, and there's some question whether wiretaps can be used today on the cell phones of suspected drug dealers. 

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