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TSM - Mayor Mitchell lines up shot during Celebrity Game at Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic
TSM - Mayor Mitchell lines up shot during Celebrity Game at Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic

Basketball Tournament Attracts Crowd To Downtown New Bedford

The Greater New Bedford Summer Basketball Classic brought some life to Downtown New Bedford on Saturday. 

The Classic is the brain-child of Eric Britto, a basketball referee and co-founder of Truebounce, Inc

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TSM - Mayor Mitchell reveals "Hollywood Boulevard" sign
TSM - Mayor Mitchell reveals "Hollywood Boulevard" sign

New Bedford Festival Theater Presents “Singin’ In The Rain”

Mayor Jon Mitchell on Tuesday ceremoniously renamed the section of Purchase Street in front of the Zeiterion Theatre as "Hollywood Boulevard."  

The change is part of the celebration of New Bedford Festival Theatre's summer musical "Singin' In The Rain

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Mitchell Supports Changes To State’s Wiretap Law

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this week, testifying in support of changes to the state's wiretap laws. 

Speaking on his weekly program on WBSM, the Mayor said the current laws on the books were written in the 1960's to combat organized crime, and there's some question whether wiretaps can be used today on the cell phones of suspected drug dealers. 

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CityOfNewBedfordMA, youtube

Mitchell Wants To Look At Curfew Proposal

Mayor Jon Mitchell is not ruling out establishing curfew zones in the City of New Bedford. 

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Child And Family Services Moves Into New Headquarters

Child and Family Services in New Bedford have a new headquarters building in the North End. 

Agency officials and City leaders cut the ribbon Friday at a new headquarters building at 30-57 Acushnet Avenue

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TSM - File photo of New Bedford voters
TSM - File photo of New Bedford voters

Mayor Mitchell Urges Everyone To Vote

The Mayor of New Bedford is urging all registered voters to cast a ballot Tuesday in the U-S Senate election.  Jon Mitchell says Tuesday's special election is important....

The mayor is supporting Democrat Edward Markey in the special election

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New Bedford City Hall

City Council Blindsides School Dept. with Multi-Million Dollar Cut

Just when it seemed to be over, the New Bedford City Council has slashed $4-million from the School Department's Fiscal Year 2014 budget.

Councilor at Large John Saunders proposed the $4-million cut as a way to keep the department's expenditures under control until it was clear more funding was necessary

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City Council Approves Gap Funding for School Budget

City Councilors unanimously approved a $3.5 million dollar transfer Tuesday, to help the School Department close a budget gap for the fiscal year ending on June 30th.

But several councilors took Mayor Jon Mitchell to task for his handling of the situation, and negotiating teacher salary increases without knowing how far in deficit the schools were

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New Bedford’s Mayor Mitchell Endorses Ed Markey

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell threw his support behind Edward Markey in the U S Senate race.

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TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell poses with "Mayor's List" Award Winners
TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell poses with "Mayor's List" Award Winners

Top Ten New Bedford High School Grads Honored By Mayor Mitchell

Mayor Jon Mitchell honored the top ten ranked graduating seniors at New Bedford High School during a ceremony Wednesday at the downtown Art Museum. 

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