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New Bedford Firefighters Saved
The City of New Bedford has received the $12 million SAFER grant. The federal grant announced by Congressman William Keating lifts the threat of the layoffs of 63 firefighters for the time being. The city had been on edge since SAFER grant funding was denied to the city last year, since there was still money left in the city coffers from the previous round of funding...
Federal Agencies Discuss New Bedford’s Offshore Wind Involvement
Mayor Jon Mitchell, along with Congressman William Keating co-chaired a meeting Wednesday afternoon, inviting representatives from over a dozen federal agencies stationed throughout the area. The discussion revolved around the much-anticipated Marine Commerce Terminal Project in the South End, and what resources can be pooled from the collective agencies...