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Mitchell Says City Needs More Say in Own Finances
Now that Massachusetts has passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018, New Bedford can start making plans based on what kind of funding and local aid it will receive from the state.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said that is helpful, but that there are still a number of ways in which…
Mitchell: Community Safety ‘Obligation We Owe Our Residents’
It's been a quiet week for crime in New Bedford, but that doesn't mean city or police officials are taking it for granted.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said the steps the city and the police department have taken toward curbing crime in problem neighborhoods such as Tallman St…
Road Work Underway Across New Bedford
With nicer, drier weather having been the norm as of late, a number of construction and roadwork projects are underway across New Bedford.
Work has begun on Coggeshall Street, Union Street and on the southern segment of Route 18, among other locations...
Increased Commercial Flights Coming to New Bedford Regional Airport
NEW BEDFORD- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially certified the New Bedford Regional Airport to allow an increase of larger and commercial aircraft use on its runways.
The airport received certification after completing a set of FAA regulations that all airports must adhere to in …
Cape Verdean Parade, Fireworks Highlight First Big Summer Weekend
Summer is officially here, and it's time for some of the best-loved traditions in New Bedford to kick off July.
The 45th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at Buttonwood Park, an…
New Bedford’s Newest Police Officers Sworn-In Today At Ceremony
NEW BEDFORD- Two new police officers were officially added to the New Bedford Police Department Thursday morning. Officers Mike Conley and James Marinelli were sworn in during a formal ceremony held in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Chief Cordeiro addressed the two officers…
Mitchell: Public ‘Let Down’ By City Council in Budget Vote
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell isn't happy with the way the City Council narrowly avoided a shutdown of city government when they passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget Monday night.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Mitchell named those he felt understood what was at stake--namely Joe Lopes, Debor…
[RICHARD] NB Rally For Peace And Tolerance Raises Concerns
A number of progressive activists and organizations will gather in Downtown New Bedford tomorrow afternoon for a rally to "celebrate peace, tolerance and diversity."
The rally is being sponsored by The New Bedford Human Relations Commission and The New Bedford Police Department…

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