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New Bedford Moves Closer to New Safety Center
The proposed South End Public Safety Center in New Bedford moved one step closer to becoming a reality on Friday with the announcement that the city has retained the award-winning Galante Architecture Studio to lead the study, design and construction of the facility...
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 …
Complete Results of 2015 New Bedford Election
Here are your complete, detailed results from Tuesday's election in New Bedford. The winners names are in italics, and listed by amount of votes received.
Voter Turnout
Registered Voters - 54,726
Total Ballots Cast - 12,466
Total Turnout - 22...
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.
Mitchell tells WBSM News after the redesign from Elm street to Cove street, the new name is…
‘Paul Revere Sign’ Too Unsafe To Remove
The "Paul Revere sign" visible from Interstate 195 in New Bedford continues to decay.
It was announced over a year ago the sign would be taken down and moved into storage until funding was available to restore it.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says removing…
Mayor Mitchell Thanks Foster Grandparents
Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked some special volunteers at Pace Head Start Thursday morning.
As part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mitchell met with several so-called Foster Grandparents, who volunteer their time in the classroom spending quality time with children...
Committee To Decide Whaling City Festival’s Fate
It looks like the Whaling City Festival is being given a one-time trial with a closing time of 9pm instead of 8pm.
Mayor Jon Mitchell spoke with festival representatives, saying if they provided another hour of police details, more lighting, and cleaned the park, he'd give the later closing time…

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