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3 Year Old Runs for Mayor [VIDEO]

Six-year-old Bobby Tufts served as Mayor of Dorset, Minnesota for two terms. Now he's pulling for his three-year-old brother, James, to take on the responsibility.

"You say, 'Welcome to Dorset, please vote for me!'" said Bobby

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Additional Police Officers On Hand for 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

The 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament begins Thursday evening, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the celebration should be one of the safest yet.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the City and the Feast Committee have added additional police officers both on and off of the feast grounds

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New Bedford Crews Replacing Aged Pipes Along Coggeshall Street

Construction on Coggeshall Street will be ongoing for several weeks, possibly longer.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the work is part of an initiative to replace aging underground service lines to prevent further ruptures and increase efficiency

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Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) listens to presentation with Teacher Michael Watson / Jim Phillips TSM
Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) listens to presentation with Teacher Michael Watson / Jim Phillips TSM

Azorean Mayor Tours GNB Voc-Tech High School

The Mayor of a small city in the Azores got the chance on Thursday to tour one of the largest  vocational schools in Massachusetts.  Carlos Mendonca is Mayor of the City of Nordeste on the island of San Miguel

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Where in New Bedford Are You Being Watched?

Surveillance cameras will soon be installed at New Bedford's Harrington Park.

New Bedford residents and visitors are under surveillance at other public places as well.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says there are cameras place

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Skewers Council Over Budget Cuts

Mayor Jon Mitchell chastised the New Bedford City Council over cuts made to his proposed budget this week. The City Council slashed over $2.2 million, including $200,000 from the snow removal budget, and $1.1 million from th

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Superintendent Presents Budget Proposal To Council

The City Ccouncil's final budget hearing was dedicated to Supt. Pia Durkin's FY16 proposal Thursday night.

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Mayor Sam Sutter / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Sam Sutter / Jim Phillips / TSM

Sutter Proposes Additional Fee for Fall River Residents

In a press conference held Monday morning, Fall River Mayor Sam Sutter proposed creating a new sanitation fee for all city households. The fee would cost households $120 per year in addition to residents having to purchase the Pay As You Throw bags currently required for trash removal.  

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TSM - Route 18 in New Bedford
TSM - Route 18 in New Bedford

Mayor Mitchell Wants Name Change For New Bedford Highway

Mayor Jon Mitchell wants to change the name of a section of Route 18.

In a letter to the City Council, Mayor Mitchell is requesting the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway be changed to John. F. Kennedy Boulevard

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford mayoral candidate Maria Giesta at her campaign kickoff event in February.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford mayoral candidate Maria Giesta at her campaign kickoff event in February.

Mayoral Candidate Giesta Opens Campaign Headquarters

New Bedford mayoral candidate Maria Giesta opened up her campaign headquarters at 290 Union St Saturday afternoon.

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