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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 session Thursday night...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Tempers Flare, Golfers Hurl Insults During Whaling City Golf Course Meeting

NEW BEDFORD- Tensions escalated and tempers flared at the Whaling City Golf Course Tuesday night, where the golf community and area residents were invited to the club house to discuss plans for the development of an industrial park set to be built on the very same land...

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Mayor Mitchell speaking at groundbreaking ceremony for the new dog park in New Bedford.
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Mayor Mitchell speaking at groundbreaking ceremony for the new dog park in New Bedford. Tim Dunn/TSM

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...

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New Bedford Chief of Police Joseph Cordeiro converses with a city-resident.
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New Bedford Chief of Police Joseph Cordeiro converses with a city-resident. Tim Dunn/TSM

New Bedford PD Aims To Better Relations With Community With Announcement of New Program

NEW BEDFORD-   A new program to enhance relationships between city-residents and local law enforcement was announced at a press conference today by New Bedford Chief of Police Joseph Cordeiro, with Mayor Jon Mitchell alongside...

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Mayor of New Bedford Jon Mitchell speaks to investors at event at Greasy Luck Brewery.  
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Mayor of New Bedford Jon Mitchell speaks to investors at event at Greasy Luck Brewery. Tim Dunn/TSM

Mayor Jon Mitchell Welcomes Investors to New Bedford, Wants to “Out-Hustle” All Other Cities

NEW BEDFORD – A group of approximately thirty investors considering funding commercial and housing developments in New Bedford attended a tour of the city’s downtown revitalization district today...

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[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...

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[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

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

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...

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Decrease in New Bedford Unemployment Numbers is an Illusion [POLL]

From the outside looking in, the numbers from the Labor Department reflect a positive trend. Unemployment is down big time in the New Bedford area...

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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...

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