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OPINION| Thomas: We the people are not smart enough?
What's going on with the judicial system? Long time New Bedford political advocate Evangelos Safioleas a/k/a "Gilly," now finds himself owing the courts $100. This after a judge found Gilly guilty of a civil infraction.
As the story goes, Safioleas applauded after a few stateme…
City Council Approves Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city. The motion to form the Summit was passed unanimously by City…
New Bedford Purchases Two New Fire Engines
New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes has been advocating for new fire engines since becoming Chief nearly four years ago. On Tuesday, he got his wish.
Mayor Jon Mitchell unveiled two new fire engines outside City Hall. The Pierce Arrow XT engines will pump 1,500 gallons of water per minute, and are t…
New Bedford Salutes The Irish And Friendly Sons
It's a great day for the Irish.
Members of the Friendly sons of St. Patrick joined the Mayor and other local politicians to raise the Irish flag Monday morning in front of City Hall.
This years ceremony included an acknowledment of the recent "twinning" of New Bedford and Yougha…
Local Markets Participate In Healthy Choices Program
We are what we eat. On the South Coast, we are experiencing a high rate of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure. To help reverse some of these unhealthy trends, five local 'mom and pop' neighborhood markets will participate in a new program designed at getting customers to make health…
City Council Honors Peter Barney On His Retirement
The New Bedford City Council honored Peter Barney with a standing ovation Thursday night. 
Barney, the current full-time administrator in the Assessors Office, is retiring next month after 35 years at City Hall. 
In remarks to the Council, Barney praised the people of New Bedford...

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