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Doug Menuez

Should New Bedford Grow Commercial Weed?

The Mitchell Administration says it could support the for profit farming of commercial marijuana in New Bedford but not the retail sale of the drug because no neighborhood would benefit from having a pot store...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Ocean State Job Lot Donates Thousands of Books to City Elementary Schools

Pallets of scholastic books were unloaded outside Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in New Bedford's north end Wednesday morning and presented to dozens of eager fourth graders. 

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Councilors Renew Discussion of Medical Marijuana Facility in New Bedford

Two New Bedford City Councilors filed a motion to discuss the medical marijuana dispensary industry and its possible role in the city during Thursday's meeting, suggesting it can boost the local economy while also driving down opioid addiction. 

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NOAA’s Fisheries Science Center Not Coming To New Bedford

NOAA's Woods Hole Fisheries Science Center will remain on Cape Cod and not relocate to New Bedford.

That's the word from agency spokeswoman Teri Frady, who says because of current needs and partnerships, any new facility will be located in Barnstable County...

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Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announces state funding for New Bedford State Pier | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announces state funding for New Bedford State Pier | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford State Pier to Receive Funds for Refrigeration System

Some much-needed renovations will soon be underway at New Bedford State Pier after the state announced $3.5 million in funding toward the installation of a refrigeration system. 

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Let The Private Sector Run State Pier [Video]

When the city of New Bedford gets control of the land at State Pier, what will be the best way to revitalize that part of the waterfront? Brian believes only the private sector knows how to make the waterfront attractive, profitable while striving to keep the fishing industry #1...

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Time for New Police Chief Cordeiro to get to Work [Video]

I had my first get to know the new Police Chief interview today. New Bedford Mayor Mitchell made the announcement Monday. The official swearing in for Chief Joseph Cordeiro is Thursday May 19...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

City Council to Discuss Arts and Cultural Promotion Fund

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell first proposed his Arts, Culture and Tourism Promotion Fund during his annual State of the City address last month.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Mayor Proposes ‘No Drama’ FY17 Budget, Focus on Schools and Safety

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY17 budget proposal to the City Council Wednesday night with a focus of sustainability.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Officials Announce Details of New Teachers’ Union Contract

City and school officials announced the details of a new four-year collective bargaining agreement between the city and the New Bedford Educators Association Monday morning outside Carney Academy. 

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