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Mitchell Talks Feast Safety
The 103rd Feast of the Blessed Sacrament kicks off Thursday night in New Bedford, and one of the city's premiere events of the summer will see visitors from all over flock to one of the largest ethnic festivals in all of the United States...
New Bedford Seafood Industry To Start Branding Campaign
NEW BEDFORD- Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the New Bedford Seafood industry is launching a branding campaign. The announcement came alongside officials of the Harbor Development Commission, which Mitchell also chairs, during the Seafood Throwdown tonight...
City Council Decides On Host Community Agreement
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council approved a Host Community Agreement with ARL Healthcare Inc in a unanimous vote Thursday night. The agreement will allow the healthcare company to operate a marijuana cultivation and processing facility in the New Bedford Business Park...
Gomes Calling For Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD- City Councilor At-Large Brian Gomes appeared on WBSM’s Barry Richard Show this afternoon to talk with Barry about his plans to combat the rise in crime throughout the city.
Gomes addressed a motion he is proposing to City Council in reaction to the growing number of viole…
Mayor Mitchell to Hold Neighborhood Office Hours
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell will hold neighborhood office hours for the month of July next Tuesday, July 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wilks Library Branch, located at 1911 Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford.
Last fall, Mayor Mitchell announced he would set aside time each month to hold office …
Mitchell Says City Needs More Say in Own Finances
Now that Massachusetts has passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018, New Bedford can start making plans based on what kind of funding and local aid it will receive from the state.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said that is helpful, but that there are still a number of ways in which…
Mitchell: Community Safety ‘Obligation We Owe Our Residents’
It's been a quiet week for crime in New Bedford, but that doesn't mean city or police officials are taking it for granted.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said the steps the city and the police department have taken toward curbing crime in problem neighborhoods such as Tallman St…

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