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Host Community Agreement Approved
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council approved a Host Community Agreement with ARL Healthcare Inc in a unanimous vote Thursday night. The agreement will allow the healthcare company to operate a marijuana cultivation and processing facility in the New Bedford Business Park...
Officials React
Count the casino as the latest broken promise to the City of New Bedford.
In a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Wednesday, KG Urban Enterprises CEO Barry Gosin rescinded the firm's application for the remaining casino license, dashing all hopes of a casino on New Befdord's wate…
Flanagan Investigation Begins
A special prosecutor will investigate the actions of Fall River Mayor William Flanagan after allegations of intimidation were made by a city councilor.
District Attorney Sam Sutter says due to conflicts of interest, former state and federal prosecutor William Connelly will look into the claims made b…
Lopes: Safety First
A broken scapula, and some scrapes and bruises could have been much worse, but also may have been prevented. That's according to New Bedford City Council President Joseph Lopes, who was not wearing a helmet while riding his bike Sunday morning when he was hit by a car...
Fundraising for Women’s Veterans Memorial to Begin
The City Council's Memorials and Dedications Committee is just about ready to start up a fundraising campaign in support of a monument for female veterans at Fort Taber.
The committee met Tuesday night, and resolved to set up an account for the monument as soon as next week...