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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Says Fire Dept. Issues Need To Be Put In Context

Protests over the City's rolling fire station brownouts are expected to begin Thursday afternoon outside of City Hall. Mayor Jon Mitchell says the situation regarding the Fire Department's budget needs to be put into context...

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Protests Over New Bedford Fire Station Closures to Begin This Week

A group of concerned citizens is planning to march on New Bedford City Hall this week, protesting the ongoing rolling blackouts of the City's fire stations...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

ACLU Monitoring New Bedford City Council’s Panhandling Ordinance

The American Civil Liberties Union is keeping a close eye on the New Bedford City Council.

Thursday night's meeting will discuss the future of an ordinance that would require panhandlers to obtain a license in order to beg for money...

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Doug Macgunnigle/WPRO News

New Partnership Announced to Curb Gun Violence in New England

A new initiative to stem gun violence throughout New England was announced in Providence Wednesday. Mayors and law enforcement officials of the New England Regional Gun Violence Summit, headed by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, touted a new partnership between New England communities that seeks to reduce trafficking of illegal guns and gun violence...

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Mitchell: New Bedford Workers Should Earn More than Minimum Wage

In his State of the City address last week, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell outlined many of his goals for the City in 2016, one of them being a pay raise for some City workers...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell: If You See Something, Say Something

Many large cities across the world are still on alert after Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels.

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says just because the Whaling City doesn't have towering buildings or a bustling transportation system doesn't mean we can't be a target...

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Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is dead at the age of 46.

Ford, who gained notoriety for admitting to smoking crack cocaine in 2013, had been undergoing treatment for cancer...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Forms Sub-Committee to Investigate Discipline Issues at Keith

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he has formed a sub-committee of the New Bedford School Committee that will explore complaints over discipline issues in the school system...

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

New Bedford Mayor Sees Progress with State Opioid Legislation

Mayor Jon Mitchell says a bill forged by the House and Senate to curb opioid abuse is good progress.

The bill, pending approval by the Legislature and the Governor, would limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for each script...

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

Mitchell Defends Clinton’s New Bedford Visit: ‘Get Over Yourselves’

State law indicates there can be no electioneering within 150 feet of the entrance to a polling place on election day. That rule has many people questioning whether former President Bill Clinton and New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell violated campaign rules as they stumped for Hillary Clinton right in front of a city polling location Tuesday...

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