New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

[THOMAS] Make New Bedford High School More Appealing
Hannah Jope graduates next week from New Bedford's premiere high school. Jope was home schooled by her mother when she decided change was paramount. Stating her folks did an excellent job at educating and rearing, Hannah knew she wanted more...
Beg To Differ, Mr. Mayor – Richard
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has stated loudly and clearly his opposition to WBSM's decision to run with a news story about a six year old girl who claimed to have been assaulted by another student at the Hayden McFadden Elementary School on August 22nd.  W...
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…
Patrick, Mitchell Attend Markey Swearing-In
Ed Markey is the new senator from Massachusetts.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to Democrat Markey.
Markey spent years on the other side of the Capitol as a congressman from Massachusetts. 
Markey won a special election to replace veteran Senator John Kerry, who is…
Haskell Property To Become Urban Park
State government is stepping up to save what some call  "The Heart of New Bedford.' 
Secretary of Environemtnal Affairs Rick Sullivan Tuesday announced a $500,000 grant to help preserve the six acre Allen Haskell property off Shawmut Avenue...