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Mitchell Wants To Look At Curfew Proposal

Mayor Jon Mitchell is not ruling out establishing curfew zones in the City of New Bedford. 

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Child And Family Services Moves Into New Headquarters

Child and Family Services in New Bedford have a new headquarters building in the North End. 

Agency officials and City leaders cut the ribbon Friday at a new headquarters building at 30-57 Acushnet Avenue

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TSM - File photo of New Bedford voters
TSM - File photo of New Bedford voters

Mayor Mitchell Urges Everyone To Vote

The Mayor of New Bedford is urging all registered voters to cast a ballot Tuesday in the U-S Senate election.  Jon Mitchell says Tuesday's special election is important....

The mayor is supporting Democrat Edward Markey in the special election

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New Bedford City Hall
New Bedford City Hall

City Council Blindsides School Dept. with Multi-Million Dollar Cut

Just when it seemed to be over, the New Bedford City Council has slashed $4-million from the School Department's Fiscal Year 2014 budget.

Councilor at Large John Saunders proposed the $4-million cut as a way to keep the department's expenditures under control until it was clear more funding was necessary

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City Council Approves Gap Funding for School Budget

City Councilors unanimously approved a $3.5 million dollar transfer Tuesday, to help the School Department close a budget gap for the fiscal year ending on June 30th.

But several councilors took Mayor Jon Mitchell to task for his handling of the situation, and negotiating teacher salary increases without knowing how far in deficit the schools were

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Facebook/YouTube

New Bedford’s Mayor Mitchell Endorses Ed Markey

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell threw his support behind Edward Markey in the U S Senate race.

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell poses with "Mayor's List" Award Winners
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell poses with "Mayor's List" Award Winners

Top Ten New Bedford High School Grads Honored By Mayor Mitchell

Mayor Jon Mitchell honored the top ten ranked graduating seniors at New Bedford High School during a ceremony Wednesday at the downtown Art Museum. 

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

Mitchell: Lighthouse Not New Bedford’s Property

The fate of the Butler Flats lighthouse stands on shaky ground.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says though the Coast Guard granted New Bedford a license to work on the lighthouse in 1978, ownership of the structure never changed hands

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EPA Map
EPA Map

Mitchell, Coakley Urge Federal Court To Approve AVX Settlement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is joining the Attorney General and AVX Corporation in asking a Federal Court to approve a $366 million settlement with AVX to remove pcb's from New Bedford Harbor. 

The funding, if approved, would enable the cleanup to be finished within five to seven years, compared to 40 years without it

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TSM - Harpoon Tip of "Whaleman Statue" Removed
TSM - Harpoon Tip of "Whaleman Statue" Removed

New Bedford Whaleman Statue Gets a New Look

The Whaleman's Statue in Downtown New Bedford has a bit of a different look.

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