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Andrade Says He’ll Seek Injunction Over Local Hiring

A community organization will be in court on Monday, seeking an injunction to recind the labor agreement that covers hiring at the Maritime Commerce Terminal Project in the South End.

Speaking on WBSM's Mid-Day Magazine, John "Buddy" Andrade of Old Bedford Village Development Corp

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Tracy Glantz/The State/MCT via Getty Images
Tracy Glantz/The State/MCT via Getty Images

Mayor Outlines Memorial Day Activities In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says New Bedford will proudly honor its veterans during Memorial Day ceremonies.

The city's Memorial Day Parade will step off from Parker Street and Hathaway Boulevard at 11:30am on Monday, and conclude at Clasky Park in New Bedford

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Mayor Mitchell Joined by Senators, Congressman In Post Office Appeal

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is appealing the United States Postal Service's decision to relocate the downtown post office to a storefront instead of keeping it at it's historic location.

Mitchell writes he believes the move is "unwise, short-sighted, and potentially disruptive to the strong resurgence of activity that New Bedford's downtown has enjoyed over the past several years

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Destination New Bedford Facebook

Celebration Reception Held For Seaport Cultural District

New Bedford's new cultural district received recognition Thursday evening by Mayor Jon Mitchell and tourism officials.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Mitchell delivering FY15 budget proposal to city council.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Mitchell delivering FY15 budget proposal to city council.

Mayor Presents FY15 City Budget

Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his proposed budget to the City Council Wednesday night.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell along with Whaling Museum President James Russell and Patrick Murray from Bristol County Savings Bank
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell along with Whaling Museum President James Russell and Patrick Murray from Bristol County Savings Bank

Charles W. Morgan Homecoming Donors Recognized

The country's oldest commercial ship will be docking in New Bedford in just over a month.

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JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l)  tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle
JIm Phillips / TSM / Gov. Patrick (l) tours Acushnet Avenue Project With Mayor Jon Mitchell (c) and DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle

Acushnet Avenue Project Gets Funding Boost From State

Governor Deval Patrick delivers more than $1 million to New Bedford for the North End International Marketplace Project.

D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle says the money will be used to extend improvements north on Acushnet Avenue, improving neighborhoods along the way

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Photo from MassDOT
Photo from MassDOT

FAA Awards Grant To New Bedford Regional Airport

New Beford is receiving $800,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration to support work at the New Bedford Regional Airport. Its one of 14 grants awarded to Massachusetts airports.

The grant was announced Monday by the Congressional Delegation

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Continues To Support Supt. Durkin’s Approach

Regardless of the outcome of a "no confidence" vote taken by teachers against Dr. Pia Durkin, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the Superintendent still has the support of himself and the School Committee.

Members of the New Bedford Educators Association have been voting over several days, and results are expected to be announced Thursday

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Taylor Cormier / TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell with Poet Laureate Patricia Gomes
Taylor Cormier / TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell with Poet Laureate Patricia Gomes

Mayor Names Patricia Gomes Poet Laureate Of New Bedford

Award winning poet and author Patricia Gomes is the new poet laureate of New Bedford. The announcement was made Monday at the Renaissance Community School for The Arts.

Ms. Gomes' work has been published in the United States, United Kingdom, Austrailia, Canada and India, and she's serving her second term as president of Gallery X in New Bedford

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