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Buttonwood Park Zoo Unveils $22M Master Plan
The City has updated the master plan for the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford.
The fifteen year, $22 million plan calls for a host of changes, including more exhibits featuring endangered and exotic species such as tigers, snow leopards, red pandas, and much more...
Mitchell Taps Zeb Arruda to Head Up New Bedford DPI
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced his appointment to replace the City's outgoing DPI Commissioner.
Mitchell says he has chosen Deputy Commissioner Euzebio "Zeb" Arruda to step into the chief position of the Department of Public Infrastructure to replace Ron Labelle, …
Lang Encouraged by Potential Southcoast Rail Route Change
A Southcoast Rail Task Force meeting is being set aside until after a MassDOT Board of Directors meeting on Monday. That's when several sources tell WBSM News the Board will abandon plans for the $2+ billion Stoughton route and turn their focus to the much more affordable Lakeville/Middleboro a…
Mitchell Says City is Prepared to Ban Synthetic Marijuana
Mayor Jon Mitchell says his administration will be prepared to enforce legislation created by the City Council concerning synthetic marijuana.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says he's included funding in his budget for a position that would make routine checks of local retailers.…
Mayor Mitchell Skeptic of Acushnet LNG Plan
Mayor Jon Mitchell says he shares some of the same concerns as leaders in Acushnet in regards to eversource's proposed LNG expansion project. The proposal calls for newer, larger tanks at it's existing facility off of Peckham Road.
Mitchell says he's a bit skeptic of Eversource's …

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