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Drawing from City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises
Drawing from City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises

Mitchell: “Without Concessions I Would Have Walked Away”

Mayor Jon Mitchell says KG Urban Enterprises was willing to make concessions in key areas and that's why a casino on New Bedford's waterfront is once step closer to happening.....

Among the provisions the Mayor sought were annual payments totaling $12

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Credit: Freetown Police
Credit: Freetown Police

New Bedford And Fall River Residents Arrested For Freetown Burglary

Two New Bedford residents and two Fall River residents are under arrest following a burglary in Freetown.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Award recipients and guest speaker Enola Aird.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Award recipients and guest speaker Enola Aird.

NAACP Breakfast Honors Local Civil Rights Leaders

The New Bedford Historical Society and the New Bedford NAACP hosted a breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Saturday at the Waypoint Event Center downtown.

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TSM -  Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet
TSM - Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet

Ward Three Councilor Forced To Give Up Salary For Nearly A Year

Ward Three City Councilor Henry Bousquet has been performing his duties as a city councilor without pay since last April.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City of New Bedford Offering Summer Jobs

It's never too early for young people to begin seeking employment for the summer months.

The City of New Bedford Department of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches is already offering applications for seasonal summer jobs

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KG Urban representatives and Mayor Jon Mitchell testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission - massgaming.com
KG Urban representatives and Mayor Jon Mitchell testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission - massgaming.com

Deadline Extension Granted for New Bedford and Somerset Casino Bids

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has granted a deadline extension to New Bedford and Somerset.

Commissioners deliberated after hearing testimony from Mayor Jon Mitchell and KG Urban Enterprises representatives, and decided in a 3-2 vote to extend the deadline for Phase One applications to May 4

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New Bedford, KG Urban Reach Casino Agreement

The City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises have reached a host community agreement to develop a casino at the Cannon Street Power Station on the New Bedford Waterfront.

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Mitchell: City Supports KG Urban Deadline Extension Request

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City stands in support of KG Urban Enterprise's request for a Phase One application deadline extension.

The deadline to submit a formal application for a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts was Monday night, but the City and KG Urban had failed to reach an agreement by then

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Tim Boyle/Newsmakers
Tim Boyle/Newsmakers

Enough With The Space-Savers

It's over.

I've been considerate. I've been patient. I've gone out of my way to respect the lawn chairs, traffic cones, and coffee tables that have served as space-savers for shoveled out parking spots

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

New Bedford Residents Required To Complete Street List Census

Be on the lookout for a piece of mail from the City in your mailbox.

The New Bedford Election Commission has begun mailing out the 2015 Street List Census, which requires all city residents to list their current address.

Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia says the census helps update the City's voter information, but it can also come

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