Contact Us
Make My Homepage
mayor jon mitchell

mayor jon mitchell - Page 18

TSM - Ben Hellerstein of Environment Massachusetts (R) speaks with reporters in New Bedford while Mayor Jon Mitchell listens in.
TSM - Ben Hellerstein of Environment Massachusetts (R) speaks with reporters in New Bedford while Mayor Jon Mitchell listens in.

Wind Supporters Urge Congress To Act On Incentives

 

Environmental groups, elected officials and offshore wind develpers are urging continued growth in wind energy production, and they're asking the Federal government to do its part. 

Environment Massachusetts is a citizens group committed to supporting wind projects across the commonwealth, including offshore wind development in New Bedford. 

Read More|Comment

TSM
TSM

Elephant’s Habitat Included In City’s Capitol Plan

 

The City of New Bedford's five year plan to spend $43 million on repairs to city buildings includes upgrading the home of elephants Ruth and Emily at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. 

Mayor Jon Mitchell announced details of the plan on Friday.  I

Read More|Comment

TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing Capitol Plan on Friday
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing Capitol Plan on Friday

New Bedford Begins Five-Year Plan To Repair City Buildings

 

The City of New Bedford is planning to borrow $43 million over the next five years to repair city-owned buildings.

Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the program Friday during a news conference outside the former Vocational High School buildng on Hillman Street, which nows serves as home to a number of city offices.

Read More|Comment

TSM - Groundbreaking Ceremony for new medical center at Riverside Landing
TSM - Groundbreaking Ceremony for new medical center at Riverside Landing

Officials Break Ground On New Medical Center In New Bedford

 

Construction is now beginning on a new urgent care medical facility at Riverside Landing off Coggeshall Street in  New Bedford.  Officials say the project should be completed in about a year. 

Read More|Comment

Photo City of New Bedford
Photo City of New Bedford

Mitchell Strategizes On Fishing Law Reauthorization

 

Debate on the reauthorization of the nation's commercial fishing law, the Magnuson Stevens Act is about a year away, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's working with industry leaders and members of Congress to make the changes the industry says it needs. 

Read More|Comment

Mayor Jon Mitchell (R) speaks with Jason Folsum of Siemen's Wind Power
Mayor Jon Mitchell (R) speaks with Jason Folsum of Siemen's Wind Power

New Bedford Hosts Wind Power Conference

 

New Bedford is in the opening stages of welcoming a new industry...offshore wind.

City officials on Tuesday hosted a panel discussion at the Whaling Museum, featuring leaders of Europe's wind industry, manufacturers, and those looking to expand their markets to New Bedford.

Read More|Comment

TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell (center) inspects Fire Department's new Rapid Response rescue boat
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell (center) inspects Fire Department's new Rapid Response rescue boat

City Showcases New Public Safety Vehicles

 

 

New snow plows, fire engines, ambulances and a rapid response rescue boat have all been purchased or acquired by the City of New Bedford during the last year.

Some of the vehicles were on display Thursday during a press event in the South End.

Mayor

Read More|Comment

TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.
TSM - Mayor Mitchell answers questions on his radio program.

Mitchell Weighs Veto of Casino Zoning Ordinance

The City Council is playing favorites with casino developers. That's according to Mayor Jon Mitchell, who says the council's move to re-zone the Cannon Street Power Station clears a path for KG Urban Enterprises and their waterfront casino proposal

Read More|Comment

TSM - Marine Commerce Terminal under construction
TSM - Marine Commerce Terminal under construction

Mitchell: Marine Terminal Will Be 28 Acres Of Blacktop

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell says some people may not be impressed when the $100 million Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford's South End is completed. 

Speaking on weekly radio program, the Mayor said the terminal will amount to 28 acres of blacktop.  B

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

Cobblestones, Wide Sidewalks Coming To Bottom Of Union Street

 

 

The bottom of Union Street in New Bedford is getting a new look.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the street asphalt will be replaced with cobblestones, and wide patio style sidewalks will be installed for outdoor seating.

Fundi

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.