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Auchincloss to Serve on Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
Massachusetts' newest Congressman said he'll support transportation equity and more federal dollars for the Port of New Bedford.
Mitchell: No New Year’s Eve Fireworks for New Bedford
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell reiterated that there will be no fireworks Thursday night, and also gave an update on COVID-19 vaccinations in the city.
Taunton Police Officer Dies on Christmas Eve After COVID Battle
A Taunton Police officer passed away on Christmas Eve at the age of 49 after battling COVID-19.
Dunn: State Must Ramp Up New Bedford COVID Testing [OPINION]
Listen as Ward 3 City Councilor Hugh Dunn talks with Marcus Ferro about the need to increase COVID-19 testing in New Bedford.
Drive-Up, No-Appointment COVID-19 Testing Returns to New Bedford
The City of New Bedford will offer – for a limited time – drive-up COVID-19 testing for New Bedford residents at the New Bedford Regional Airport parking lot.
New Bedford Prohibits Nursing Home, Senior Living Visitation
Mayor Mitchell and the Board of Health are prohibiting visits to nursing homes, long-term care and senior living facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
SJC Rejects Challenge to Baker's Authority in Pandemic
Gov. Charlie Baker's extensive, executive order-fueled pandemic response is justifiable under state law, the state's highest court ruled Thursday.