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Mitchell: New Bedford Half Marathon Is A Go

Despite the brutal winter and a tricky forecast for Sunday, city officials are moving ahead with the 38th Annual New Bedford Half-Marathon.

Mayor Jon Mitchell is expecting thousands of runners to take part

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New Bedford Councilor Wants City To Stop Dragging Feet On Casino Deal

We're just a few days away from a Region C application deadline set by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, and no word yet on a deal between New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell again outlined his points of contention over the developer's proposed waterfront casino on Cannon Street

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Casino Talks Ongoing

A real effort is being made by both sides to reach agreement on a proposed waterfront casino for New Bedford.

That from Andy Pavin, a spokesperson for developer KG Urban Enterprises. He says KG Urban and the City of New Bedford are still talking, with a deadline for submitting an application to the state Gaming Commission, less than a week away

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City Councilors Blame Mayor For Failed Casino Deal

The New Bedford casino project appears to be dead, after developer KG Urban Enterprises could not come to an agreement with the Mayor on their proposed waterfront casino.

Now the City Council is weighing in

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Mayor Further Explains Opposition To Casino Plan

Mayor Jon Mitchell says KG Urban's plan for a waterfront casino could hurt New Bedford's downtown.

KG Urban this week rejected an alternative plan offered by the Mayor for a waterfront casino, and said the project now appears to be dead

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KG Urban: New Bedford Casino All But Dead

KG Urban Enterprises says its proposed casino deal in New Bedford is all but dead.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, representing KG Urban, a firm owned by his son, says he and the Mayor could not come to an agreement on the Cannon Street site

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New Bedford Casino Deal Appears Dead

A casino deal in New Bedford is apparently all but dead.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, representing KG Urban Enterprises, a company owned by his son, says based on a meeting this week with Mayor Jon Mitchell, there appears to be no reasonable hope of making a deal with the city

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Foxwoods Signs Letter Of Intent To Operate Proposed New Bedford Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino has signed a letter of intent to join with developer KG Urban Enterprises to operate a casino on New Bedford's waterfront.

KG Urban is eyeing the former Cannon Street Power Station as the site for a waterfront casino

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Fishing Summit Reviews Science And Safety Issues

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was among those attending a summit meeting Monday in Boston on ways to sustain Massachusetts fisheries.

Step one says Mitchell is having the Federal Government improve its science

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Should New Bedford Invest In Major Sports? [POLL]

There has been plenty of sports talk this week in New Bedford.

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