Council Wants New Scooter Laws On The Books
We've all seen scooters zipping around city streets, and they can sometimes cause an unsafe environment for other drivers.
This is why the New Bedford City Council is looking for state legislators to step in and create new laws that treat scooter operators the same as anyone riding a motorcycle.
New Bedford Wins After Baker Vetoes are Overridden
State representatives were successful in overriding budgetary vetoes made by Governor Charlie Baker.
A number of the overrides included funding for New Bedford-based initiatives.
Representative Antonio Cabral tells WBSM News close to $2 million in budget earmarks was secured by an overwhelming majorit…
Mitchell To Deliver State of the City Address Thursday
Mayor Jon Mitchell's State of the City address is being presented Thursday afternoon.
The address will focus on the most recent year of Mitchell's administration, and how the City fared in 2014.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says his speech will cover a vast array of issues,…
Fugitive From Puerto Rico Arrested In New Bedford
Police have arrested a man in New Bedford wanted for a double homicide in Puerto Rico.
New Bedford and State Police, along with officers from the United States Marshall's office arrested 36-year-old Luis Carrasquillo-Lizardi at his Brock Avenue apartment Wednesday morning...
Name-Change of South Terminal Causes City vs. State Dispute
Since the conception of the project, numerous city leaders say the construction in South Terminal has been known as the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.
But in a release from the state this week, the development has been referred to as the Massachusetts and the Southcoast Marine Commerce Termina…
Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River
State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.
According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.
The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang …
Absentee Ballots Available At City Hall
The Massachusetts State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and the New Bedford Elections Commission has announced that absentee ballots for this election are now available through the Elections Office at New Bedford City Hall

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