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City of New Bedford - Congdon-Lucas House
City of New Bedford - Congdon-Lucas House

New Bedford Searching for Developer to Restore Landmark

The stone house in the center of Hazelwood Park is currently vacant and closed to the public, but the City is looking to change that.

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Photo - City of New Bedford

City Unviels “Side Yard” Program

The City of New Bedford unvieled its "Side Lot" program on Monday. 

Its where abutting homeowners can purchase vacant, city-owned lots at drastically discounted prices. 

Mayor Jon Mitchell made the announcement on a 3,000 square foot vacant lot, adjacent to 1442 Pleasant Street

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City of New Bedford

City Councilors Air Concerns About Budget Plan

Members of the New Bedford City Council are taking issue with parts of Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposed $263-million budget. 

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City of New Bedford

New Bedford Mayor Calls Cops After Being Threatened

Mayor Jon Mitchell did this week what he hopes all residents of the city will do when they encounter a problem in their neighborhood --- call the police. 

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School District Battles Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall

The city's School District is facing a budget shortfall, and is looking to the City Council for help.

The School Committee discussed the $3.5 million dollar gap Monday, most of which lies in salaries and pay-outs to retired employees

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TSM - Audience members particpate during Fishing Forum

Mitchell Urges Long-Range Planning For Fishing Industry

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Congressman William Keating heard from members of the Mayor's Task Force on Oceans and Fisheries, during a forum Monday at the Whaling Museum. 

Mayor Mitchell says the industry has spent the last few years reacting to actions by federal regulators. 

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New Bedford Officials Confident About Marine Commerce Terminal Progress

The New Bedford delegation that recently traveled to European offshore wind staging sites has formally announced their findings.

The delegation reunited Friday, saying New Bedford is on the right track with the Marine Commerce Terminal, as knowledge of red tape and other barriers in Europe is being used to smooth out the process on the homefront

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Mitchell Criticizes School Transfer Delay

The Mayor of New Bedford and the City Council are scrapping again over School Department funding. 

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tsm - Sec. Goldstein speaks at New Bedford Press Conference

Seven New Bedford Firms Receive Worker Training Grants

The State Office of Labor and Workforce Development is awarding grants totaling $631,000 to seven local manufacturing firms to help train their workers on ways to improve productivity and reduce waste of time and investory. 

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Mayor Says City Is Safe, Following Arrests Of New Bombing Suspects

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is assuring residents that New Bedford is safe, following the arrests of two city men in connection with the Boston Marathon Bombings. 

 Both are charged with obstruction of justice

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