New Bedford Ward 3 Candidates Back Mitchell’s GNB Voc-Tech School Committee Pick
New Bedford Ward 3 city council candidates Shawn Oliver and Carmen Amaral have both said they'd vote for Carol Pimentel's nomination to the GNB Voc-Tech board.
Cabral Pushes for New Courthouse Complex in New Bedford
New Bedford State Rep. Tony Cabral said he has had conversations with officials about the possibility of building a new courthouse in the Whaling City.
Keating Warns U.S. Will Be at War If Support for Ukraine Is Cut Off
The subject of foreign aid to Ukraine has become a wedge issue for many Republicans in Congress.
Heroux Contracts With Inmate Suicide Prevention Expert
Bristol County Sheriff Paul Heroux's office has contracted with an expert following the latest inmate suicide, which occurred the week he took office.
Federal Lawsuit Challenges Voc-Tech Admissions Policy
A federal civil lawsuit challenges the admissions policies at Massachusetts vocational-technical schools, arguing they are discriminatory.
New Bedford Rep. Hendricks Files Bill to Expand Healthcare for Victims of Violent Crime
Rep. Chris Hendricks (D-New Bedford) filed legislation to expand MassHealth coverage to include violence prevention services for victims of violent crime.
Massachusetts Projects $40 Billion in Tax Revenue for FY24
Massachusetts is expected to see $40.410 billion in tax revenue for the Fiscal Year 2024.
Heroux Pitches Second Option for New Bedford's Ash Street Closure
While hosting lawmakers on a tour of New Bedford's Ash Street Jail, Bristol County Sheriff Paul Heroux pitched a second option for his plan to close the jail.
New Bedford Senator Montigny Secures Funding for Police Mental Health Program
A statewide grant program created by Sen. Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) will provides police officers with access to mental health services and peer support.
New Bedford City Officials Weigh In on Ash Street Jail Closing Plan
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and members of the city council weigh in on Bristol County Sheriff Paul Heroux's plan to close the Ash Street Jail.