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Mitchell: Other Casinos Unlikely if Wampanoags Get Federal Approval

Just weeks after New Bedford loses out on a casino bid, a Taunton-based casino may soon get the green light from the federal government.

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe for years has tried to get land in trust approved for a tribal resort casino in Taunton

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayoral Candidate Brian Marshall’s Arrest–Through His Own Eyes [VIDEO]

 

Brian Marshall, the New Bedford man running for mayor on a write-in campaign and known across the city as "Captain Recovery," was arrested on Friday, August 7 for trespassing and creating a nuisance at City Hall. WBSM's Greg Desrosiers captured the entire incident on video, and the next morning, Marshall called into my Sat

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Rich Gagnon/Getty Images
Rich Gagnon/Getty Images

More Support for Chewing Tobacco Ban in Boston Ballparks

BOSTON (AP) _ Public health officials and anti-tobacco activists are throwing their support behind Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to ban chewing tobacco, snuff and dip from city ballparks, including historic Fenway Park.

More than a

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Continues to Discuss Rise in Prostitution in the City

The New Bedford City Council is once again shining a spotlight on the city's prostitution problem. 

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Mitchell Criticized for “Jihadist-Style Video” Comment, Giesta Calls for Apology

Mayor Jon Mitchell is responding to criticism after a quote he gave to the Standard Times.

In a Wednesday article, Mitchell referred to former Mayor Scott Lang's postings on his personal website as "jihadist-style videos."

Mitchell admits he threw a few political punches in the

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Credit: ABC6
Credit: ABC6

Former Attleboro Mayor Killed In Car Crash

Former Attleboro Mayor Judith Robbins was killed Monday afternoon after her car crashed into a city bus.

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WISH-TV via YouTube
WISH-TV via YouTube

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
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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