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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.
Labelle tells WBSM News he felt it was an appropriate time to announce his retirement...
Mayor Mitchell Wants Name Change For New Bedford Highway
Mayor Jon Mitchell wants to change the name of a section of Route 18.
In a letter to the City Council, Mayor Mitchell is requesting the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway be changed to John. F. Kennedy Boulevard.
Mitchell tells WBSM News after the redesign from Elm street to Cove street, the new name is…
Businesses Relieved as New Bedford Intersection Re-Opens
The intersection at Rt 18 North and Coggeshall Street has been re-opened to traffic, and local business owners are relieved, to say the least. Business owners at the intersection have been experiencing a lull in customers since the Acushnet Avenue International Marketplace project began in April...