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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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New Bedford Council Denies School Department Funds – For Now

While the police department, the zoo, and other departments will receive funds from the City's free cash account, the school department is being forced to wait for a much needed $2-million.

The City Council tabled the request for the funds Thursday night, citing a lack of response from Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Photo - Bremerhaven, Germany, provided by City of New Bedford
Photo - Bremerhaven, Germany, provided by City of New Bedford

Mitchell: Offshore Wind Industry Makes Sense For New Bedford

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell , after a five day visit to European cities involved with offshore wind development, is convinced the industry makes sense for his city. 

Mitchell and a 30-member delegation of business and government leaders, discussed offshore wind with officials in Germany and Denmark

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell

Mitchell Urges Cooperation With Bombing Investigators

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the investigation into the Boston Marathon Bombing will continue, and some of that will be happening right here in Greater New Bedford. 

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Bristol County Savings Bank Opens Two Branches In New Bedford

The President of Bristol County Savings Bank says he's excited about the bank's most recent expansion in New Bedford. 

The bank opened two branch banks this month at 37 Rockdale Avenue and 1657 Acushnet Avenue

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Mitchell Sends Help To Boston, Says Deaths Are “Cold-Blooded Murders”

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell says, after talking with Boston Mayor Tom Menino, he'll be sending along some help to investigate Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon......

   

Mitchell says his prayers go out to the victims and their families.  H

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FAA Delays Closing Of Air Control Towers

The Obama administration is delaying the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June in order to deal with legal challenges.

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tsm - United Interfaith Action rally in New Bedford

United Interfaith Action Rallies Support For Innovation Schools

Days before the School Committee vote on Innovation Schools,  backers of those plans rallied Thursday night at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church. 

Several speakers from United Interfaith Action urged "yes" votes for the Esperanza and Renaissance Schools, but Mayor Jon Mitchell told the crowd of 200, he is still undecided

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tsm - Cape Verdean Prime Minister Neves (r) with translator

Prime Minister Touts Cape Verde’s Successes, Challenges During Stop In New Bedford

Cape Verde Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves is visiting Cape Verdean-American communities on the East Coast.

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