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New Bedford DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle to Retire

The City's Department of Public Infrastructure is retiring. Ron Labelle told his staff Thursday he will be stepping down from his position at the end of this fiscal year, June 30...

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Photo by Kathleen P. Phillips
Photo by Kathleen P. Phillips

City Refurbishing Dam At Turner’s Pond

The City of New Bedford is taking steps to improve conditions at the dam located at Turner's Pond off Plainville Road near the New Bedford-Dartmouth line...

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Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Snow Cleanup Continues In New Bedford

Snow cleanup in New Bedford and surrounding communities will continue into Friday night and early Saturday.

The cleanup in New Bedford was hampered Friday by the amount of cars on the road, according to D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle...

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New Equipment / Jim Phillips TSM
New Equipment / Jim Phillips TSM

City Of New Bedford Gears Up For Winter 2016

The City of New Bedford says its ready to tackle major snowstorms.

During a news conference Tuesday at the Whale's Tooth parking lot, city officials showed off some new equipment to battle snow, including dump trucks, backhoes and plows, replacing equipment that was damaged beyond repair last year...

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Courtesy MassDOT
Courtesy MassDOT

State Presents Updated Design For Phase II of Rt 18/JFK Blvd. Rehab Project

The original Route 18/JFK Boulevard Rehabilitation Project was supposed to stretch from Elm Street to Cove Road, but was later split into two phases due to budgetary constraints.

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Work at the Octopus intersection ? Jim Phillips TSM
Work at the Octopus intersection ? Jim Phillips TSM

Work At Downtown Octopus Intersection 80% Complete

The construction season in the City of New Bedford is rapidly coming to a close, but there are still several projects on the Department of Public Infrastructure's "to do" list...

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New Bedford Crews Replacing Aged Pipes Along Coggeshall Street

Construction on Coggeshall Street will be ongoing for several weeks, possibly longer.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the work is part of an initiative to replace aging underground service lines to prevent further ruptures and increase efficiency...

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MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
MV Thorco Svenborg - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Cargo Ship’s Arrival Leads New Logistical Challenges

The arrival of the first cargo ship at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal includes another first for the city: transporting large turbine components through city streets.

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Work crews prepare to lift overpass from its perch. / Photo from Karen Cauble-Pina
Work crews prepare to lift overpass from its perch. / Photo from Karen Cauble-Pina

“Octopus” Intersection Has New Look

The "Octopus" intersection Downtown at Route Six no longer has its pedestrian overpass.  The structure was taken down Sunday night, as part of an improvement project for that intersection...

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Snow Removal in Historic District / Jon Faria TSM
Snow Removal in Historic District / Jon Faria TSM

New Bedford Parking Ban Extended One Day As Cleanup Continues

New Bedford's Snow Emergency Parking Ban has been extended to 6pm Tuesday.

In the meantime, the snow removal effort continues in New Bedford...

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