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[THOMAS] Filling In For Phil
The clocks advance one hour and Phil is taking a well deserved vacation. I will be pinch hitting, Monday-Friday, with Chris McCarthy similarly hustling the bases during my shift. Too bad the weather ain't on our side!
I come endowed with decaf green tea, oatmeal and the percolating pleasure of i…
New Bedford to Hold Special Election for Ward 3 Council Seat
With Henry Bousquet retiring from the New Bedford City Council last Friday, the Ward 3 seat is currently vacant. City Council President Joe Lopes told WBSM's Barry Richard today that there will be a special election to fill the seat.
Because the next election isn't scheduled until October, …
TV Face Time For New Bedford City Councilors [Poll]
Starting this Thursday it's lights, a camera and action at New Bedford City Council meetings. According to New Bedford Neighborhood Watch, we'll be able to watch City Council meetings "Live" via their Facebook page.
In this day and age of technology, this is an absolutely …
More Ideas To Stop Panhandling [Video]
While tackling crime in New Bedford is the purview of the police department, the City Council continues to wage war against a non-crime---Panhandling.
Some councilors are urging cable access television and the City's Tourism and Marketing department to create public service message to have peopl…
A Plan B For The Panhandler Situation
When it comes to panhandlers, it may be time to institute a Plan B. We know New Bedford City Councilors continue to explore ways to get them off the streets. Since their Plan A has yet to pan out except for the panhandlers, here's my Plan B...
Cigar’s Burning Desire
Tuesday evening, City Councilors Joe Lopes, Steve Martins and Henry Bousquet of the Committee on Ordinances and the Board of Health will meet to explore the possibilities of placing three tobacco and herbal vapor Hookah Bar establishments under the Smoke-Free Workplace Law...

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