Whaling City

Update: Bill Clinton Will Visit New Bedford
Update:  Mayor Jon Mitchell says former President Bill Clinton will visit New Bedford Tuesday to campaign for his wife.  Clinton will speak outside the Buttonwood Park Warming House at 12:05pm Tuesday.
Bill Clinton was in New Bedford once before...
New Bedford Officially Welcomes Back the Charles W. Morgan
The 173-year-old whaleship Charles W. Morgan was officially welcomed home to New Bedford Saturday. Speakers including mayor Jon Mitchell, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others hailed the occasion as a glorious day for the city. Mitchell said that was a unique industry, even in its heyday ...
Council To Debate Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana has been approved by voters in Massachusetts, and New Bedford City Council President Steve Martins wants to begin discussions now on how medical marijuana dispencaries might fit in the Whaling Cty.  Martins presented a motion to the City Council to enact an ordinance on where dispe…