Port of New Bedford

Area Legislators Push For Harbor Dredging Funds
The area's legislative delegation wants to see more state money spent on dredging New Bedford Harbor.
Rep. Antonio Cabral, Senator Mark Montigny and others sent a letter to the Baker Administration on Thursday, urging that it loosen the purse-strings and free up funding for dredging...
Carlos Rafael Sentencing Delayed To September
BOSTON (AP) _ The sentencing of a fishing magnate dubbed ``The Codfather'' will have to wait until September.
Carlos Rafael was indicted on more than two dozen counts, including tax evasion and falsifying fishing quotas, last year. Officials report his sentencing has been pushed back from F…
Mayor: Rafael’s Arrest Won’t Harm Port’s Reputation
The arrest of prominent New Bedford fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael should not diminish the Port of New Bedford. That's the feeling of Mayor Jon Mitchell.
"The port is much bigger than Carlos Rafael. Our port has a great reputation in the industry along the East Coast and this is not g…
Local Jobs Will Be Lost
The political slogan, 'Good Government', was used in English-speaking countries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Thomas Jefferson often referred to the term good government. In his opinion, the government ought to be judged by how well it meets its legitimate objectives...

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