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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

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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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Polito Vague on Fate of New Bedford Commerce Terminal

Unclear answers from the Baker administration on what will become of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal, originally budgeted at $113 million, is $10 million over-budget, behind schedule, and will not play host to Cape Wind - the failed offshore wind project

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TSM

New Bedford Faces “Stark Fiscal Realities” With FY16 Budget

The New Bedford City Council Chambers were filled with city department heads Wednesday night as Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY16 budget proposal of $297 million. 

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No Charges Against Former Fall River Mayor, Report Concludes

The investigation is complete into allegations a city councillor made against the former mayor of Fall River.

Special Prosecutor William Connolly was appointed to the case after City Councillor Jasiel Correia claimed former Mayor William Flanagan threatened him by displaying a gun during a late night meeting last August

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Durkin’s Budget Reduced By $4.4 Million, Mayor Still Thinks It’s Too High

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented her revised budget proposal to the New Bedford School Committee Wednesday night during a budget workshop meeting.

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Proposal at the Finish Line [VIDEO]

Mayor Walsh’s Chief Of Staff, Dan Koh, proposed to his girlfriend, Amy Sennett, at the Boston Marathon finish line! She said yes after running the 26.2 miles on a cold and rainy day!

Here's a photo of the happy couple before the run, Amy is none the wiser of Dan's plans for her!

POPSUGAR reported o

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