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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…
Road Work Underway Across New Bedford
With nicer, drier weather having been the norm as of late, a number of construction and roadwork projects are underway across New Bedford.
Work has begun on Coggeshall Street, Union Street and on the southern segment of Route 18, among other locations...
Increased Commercial Flights Coming to New Bedford Regional Airport
NEW BEDFORD- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially certified the New Bedford Regional Airport to allow an increase of larger and commercial aircraft use on its runways.
The airport received certification after completing a set of FAA regulations that all airports must adhere to in …
Cape Verdean Parade, Fireworks Highlight First Big Summer Weekend
Summer is officially here, and it's time for some of the best-loved traditions in New Bedford to kick off July.
The 45th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at Buttonwood Park, an…

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