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Ernestina Audit
Ernestina Audit
An audit of the commission that oversees the operation of the Schooner Ernestina has found several problems. The routine audit by State Auditor Suzanne Bump's Office found that the Schooner Ernestina Commission under the Department of Conservation and Recreation failed to keep adequate documentation of a credit of as much as $50,000 from a contractor...
Audit Reveals No Major Issues
Audit Reveals No Major Issues
State Auditor Suzanne Bump says the operations of the New Bedford Housing Authority are satisfactory, with no serious problems detected during a recent audit.... There were some deficiencies however. The Auditor says there were incomplete inventories of the Authority's furniture and equipment, and some fringe benefits for the Executive Director had not been treated as taxable compensation... Read
City Hall Employees Fired
A month-long investigation leads to the termination of two employees in New Bedford's Auditor's Office. The Mayor's Office says Acting City Auditor Lynn Gaspar and a second unidentified employee were fired Friday for improperly coding payroll withholdings which would have allowed them to receive larger weekly "take-home" pay than normal...