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Mitchell Says City Needs More Say in Own Finances
Now that Massachusetts has passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018, New Bedford can start making plans based on what kind of funding and local aid it will receive from the state.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said that is helpful, but that there are still a number of ways in which…
Mitchell: New Hotel Highlights New Bedford’s Turnaround
NEW BEDFORD - City officials held a figurative groundbreaking at the future site of a boutique hotel at the corner of Union and Pleasant Streets in downtown New Bedford.
The current building at the site is undergoing a year-long, $10 million renovation managed by the Columbus Group, LLC, of Bost…
Dunn Receives Major Union Endorsements in Ward 3 Race
Ward 3 City Council candidate Hugh Dunn's campaign announced two major endorsements today. Dunn, who was previously endorsed by the New Bedford Firefighters Association IAFF Local 841, has now also been endorsed by the Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Central Labor Council, and the Southeaste…
Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle
NEW YORK (AP) _ Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.
About 39,000 Verizon Communications Inc. landline and cable employees in nine eastern states and Washington, D...
New Bedford Teachers Agree To Three-Year Deal
After nearly three hours of discussions, the New Bedford teachers union approved a new three-year contract on Thursday.
Teachers at New Bedford elementary, middle, and high schools attended the meeting held in the Keith Middle School auditorium...

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