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Mitchell On WBSM: School Cuts Unpleasant, But Need To Be Done

During his weekly radio program on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell offered some thoughts on the School Budget crisis. 

The School Committee was told this week, it must eliminate 250 positions in next year's school budget, including more than 100 teaching positions

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TSM - Memorial to Juan Gonzalez, killed early Sunday in fatal hit-and-run crash.
TSM - Memorial to Juan Gonzalez, killed early Sunday in fatal hit-and-run crash.

Residents Want Safety Improvements At Fatal Crash Intersection

Neighbors living near the Purchase Street-Russell Street intersection in New Bedford say another stop sign at that intersection might have prevented a fatal crash early Sunday that claimed the life of a 20 year old man

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Big Lay-offs Expected at New Bedford Public Schools

Troubling news for many teachers and other employees at New Bedford Public Schools. Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that they would have to cut almost 250 positions. 

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New Bedford Mill Converted To Senior Housing

Another historic New Bedford mill has been converted into residential living space. 

The Manomet Mill on Riverside Avenue has become Manomet Place. 

Winn Development has converted the northern end of the mill building into apartments and condo's for seniors, 55 and older

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New Bedford Marks Memorial Day With Parade, Observances

The City of New Bedford saluted veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice during its Memorial Day observance at Clasky Park. 

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Mitchell: City Council “Playing Games” With School Budget

 

The New Bedford City Council has again tabled a request to transfer $3.5 million in free cash, to close a deficit in the School Department budget. 

When asked to react to the City Council's decision, Mayor Jon Mitchell said..."t

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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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