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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Top Issues At First Forum

With less than two weeks until Election Day, New Bedford's two mayoral candidates took part in their first forum together Tuesday night at the Whaling Museum presented by the Mayor's Youth Council.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell joins  DPI workers for tree planting / Jim Phillips TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell joins DPI workers for tree planting / Jim Phillips TSM

New Bedford Continues Mission To Plant Trees

The Mitchell Administration continues to plant trees in record numbers.

Mayor Jon Mitchell joined DPI workers on Friday, planting a tree on Tarkiln Hill Road, near the Jirah Swift School...

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Ribbon cutting ceremony outside the new Wattles Jacobs Learning Center | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Ribbon cutting ceremony outside the new Wattles Jacobs Learning Center | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Whaling Museum Celebrates Grand Opening of Wattles Jacobs Education Center

A little over a year after breaking ground, the Wattles Jacobs Education Center is now open.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

North End Duck Pond Undergoing Restoration

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North End attraction is getting a facelift.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says work began Wednesday on the duck pond at Brooklawn Park.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the popular spot is undergoing an overhaul, and will be much more accessible to the pond's target audience...

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Photo courtesy of Regan Communications
Photo courtesy of Regan Communications

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. WBS...

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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...

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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...

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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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