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Alma del Mar Celebrates Newly Constructed School in New Bedford

The Alma del Mar Charter School family is celebrating their relocation to a new facility. The new building on Belleville Avenue is a welcome new environment when compared to the decaying former Ottiwell School that Alma del Mar had occupied since 2010...

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New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT
New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT

New Bedford Airport Director Stepping Down By Month’s End

New Bedford Regional Airport's Director is stepping down at the end of the month. Erick D'Leon says he has accepted a position in Georgia with a Florida-based airport management firm where he was previously employed...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Buttonwood Park Zoo Unveils $22M Master Plan

The City has updated the master plan for the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford.

The fifteen year, $22 million plan calls for a host of changes, including more exhibits featuring endangered and exotic species such as tigers, snow leopards, red pandas, and much more...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Council Offers Full Support of Medical Marijuana Dispensary in New Bedford

Support for medical marijuana continues to grow in New Bedford, this time with formal support by the City Council for a dispensary in the north end of the city. 

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Zeb Arruda/City of New Bedford
Zeb Arruda/City of New Bedford

Mitchell Taps Zeb Arruda to Head Up New Bedford DPI

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced his appointment to replace the City's outgoing DPI Commissioner.

Mitchell says he has chosen Deputy Commissioner Euzebio "Zeb" Arruda to step into the chief position of the Department of Public Infrastructure to replace Ron Labelle, who retired at the end of June...

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U.S. Conference of Mayors/Youtube
U.S. Conference of Mayors/Youtube

Mayor Mitchell Takes Home “The Gold” at U.S. Mayors Conference [VIDEO]

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was honored at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Friday.

Mitchell achieved first place in the 2016 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, which recognizes the efforts of mayors across the country for energy and climate protection...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Mitchell Has Laundry List of Priorities Before Southcoast Rail

With Southcoast Rail's future still cloudy, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the State could focus on other housekeeping items in the interim...

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Lang Encouraged by Potential Southcoast Rail Route Change

A Southcoast Rail Task Force meeting is being set aside until after a MassDOT Board of Directors meeting on Monday. That's when several sources tell WBSM News the Board will abandon plans for the $2+ billion Stoughton route and turn their focus to the much more affordable Lakeville/Middleboro alternative...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Says City is Prepared to Ban Synthetic Marijuana

Mayor Jon Mitchell says his administration will be prepared to enforce legislation created by the City Council concerning synthetic marijuana...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Skeptic of Acushnet LNG Plan

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he shares some of the same concerns as leaders in Acushnet in regards to eversource's proposed LNG expansion project...

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