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No Pay Increase In Sight for City-Workers
NEW BEDFORD- A pay increase won’t be coming anytime soon for city workers.
A motion to adopt a new contract for those employed by the City of New Bedford, proposed by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was not passed by City Council during sess…
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For New Dog Park in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD- After a brief postponement earlier in the week, the ‘Captain Jack Peterson Dog Park’ in New Bedford held its official groundbreaking ceremony today on Hathaway Boulevard across the street from the high school. Jack Peterson, who was a radio personality at WBSM and …
[THOMAS] Here We Go Again, More Meters [Poll]
They stand on circular black poles protruding upright through the cement sidewalk. The city of New Bedford is quenching its thirst for more money by adding additional parking meters in the downtown area. You'll find several being erected behind the YMCA building along School and Water Streets..…
[THOMAS] The Time For The Cannabis Dispensary Has Come [Poll]
The final X's and O's need to be hammered out, but according to "well placed" sources, New Bedford may soon have a medical marijuana dispensary, open for business, by years end.
Beacon Compassion Center will be located on Hathaway Road, at the old Wicks and Licks site
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Mitchell Says New Bedford ‘Closely Monitoring’ ABC Disposal
With the news that the town of Fairhaven is considering litigation against ABC Disposal over money owed to the town, New Bedford mayor Jon Mitchell said the city is "closely monitoring" the situation.
City officials confirmed that ABC Disposal had previously owed the City of New Bed…
Great Move Mitchell Administration [Poll]
It's nothing new. Nothing extraordinary. It is very appropriate. The Mitchell administration is opening it's heart and closing its collection wallet over the holiday season. The parking commission is allowing us to park at some of New Bedford's parking meters for free...

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