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New Bedford Homeless Population Totals 398
The number of homeless people in New Bedford has increased slightly, according to data collected in January by the city's Homeless Service Providers Network.
Reverend David Lima says the count in 2017 was about 350 people living in shelters and on the street, but this year the numbers went up a …
Regulations Accepted By Cannibis Commission
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STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 21, 2017.....Moving one step closer to the launch of legal marijuana sales and sticking to the timeline they had laid out, Massachusetts marijuana regulators on Thursday accepted 108-pages of draft regulations they developed for the newly-legal pot i…
Cabral Reappointed to Chairman Position
Representative Antonio F. D. Cabral (D-New Bedford) was reappointed today Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.
“I am honored to have been appointed as Chair of this important committee,” stated Rep...
Montigny Appointed to Two Top Positions
Senator Mark Montigny has been appointed to two of the top leadership positions in the Massachusetts State Senate.
The New Bedford Democrat was appointed Assistant Majority Leader, as well as chairman of the powerful Committee on Rules Wednesday...
Dedication Sunday Of Gold Star Families Monument
The state's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is being dedicated this weekend.
Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Sunday's event At Bicentennial Park in Fall River...
Dartmouth Receives $1 Million Grant For Waterfront Upgrades
Governor Charlie Baker is doling out more than $5 million in grants to support economic development in maritime communities.
One of the largest grants, $1 million, is going to Dartmouth so the town can purchase an existing structure in Padanaram Village and create a welcome center for visitors and bo…
Fairhaven Chooses First Town Administrator
The Fairhaven Board of Selectman has unanimously chosen Mark Rees to be Fairhaven's first Town Administrator. The vote Monday afternoon was unanimous.
Selectman Chairman Geoff Haworth conceeds bringing on a Town Administration will be a major change for town government in Fairhaven...
Mass. Gaming Chair Crosby Unsure of Region C's Future
When KG Urban withdrew their plans for a New Bedford casino, Brockton was left as the only remaining candidate for the Region C casino license.
Thursday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided to stick with the previously established September deadline before entering applications into Phase Two…

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