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Airport Director Leaving
New Bedford Regional Airport's Director is stepping down at the end of the month. Erick D'Leon says he has accepted a position in Georgia with a Florida-based airport management firm where he was previously employed. D'Leon has been with the New Bedford Regional Airport for nearly three years, and tells WBSM News the airport has reached milestones during his tenure...
Voter Registration
New Bedford, Massachusetts- The New Bedford Board of Election Commissioners reminds New Bedford residents that Wednesday, February 10, 2016 is the deadline both to register to vote in the upcoming March 1st Presidential Primary Election as well as to notify the Board of Elections of any change in voter name or address...
Lowest Turnout Ever
New Bedford Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia says Tuesday's preliminary election was a record-setter, and not in a good way. "We have had low elections, but this has been the lowest election (turnout) we've ever had," lamented Tomasia...
Casino Developer Speaks
Pending approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, KG Urban Enterprises forges ahead with a New Bedford casino proposal. The City and KG Urban have agreed to strict building restrictions, including limited signage and a scaled-down hotel...
Boston Sues Gaming Panel
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote on a $1.6 billion casino planned by Wynn Resorts in nearby Everett. The lawsuit filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court argues that Boston should have ``host community'' status because the only ``legal access'' to the casino site goes through the Charlestown neighbo