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New Bedford SAFER Grant Expired Two Months Early
New Bedford Fire Union President Billy Cabral says the City's SAFER grant for FY16 has already expired. The City's Chief Financial Officer, Ari Sky, confirms the grant expired in mid-March.
Cabral says the City now has to pick up the tab for 63 firefighters that were funded by the federal g…
Mitchell Says Fire Dept. Issues Need To Be Put In Context
Protests over the City's rolling fire station brownouts are expected to begin Thursday afternoon outside of City Hall. Mayor Jon Mitchell says the situation regarding the Fire Department's budget needs to be put into context.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says his administration is n…