Weis Stepping Down
Dr. Brenda Weis, Director of the Health Department for the City of New Bedford, is stepping down from her position, WBSM News has learned.
Sources tell WBSM News that Weis will relinquish her position sometime in the next two weeks.
Mayor Jon Mitchell issued the following statement to WBSM News r…
Barrier Could Close
The New Bedford Hurricane Barrier may be closing several times this week in light of the "supermoon."
The moon is making it's closest pass to earth in nearly 69 years this week, and is having a significant impact on ocean tides.
New Bedford Port Director Ed Anthes-Washburn tells WBSM News th…
Appliations Being Accepted
The Dartmouth Housing Authority is now accepting applications for the O'Conner-Sisson House, located at the former State Police barracks on State Road.
The house contains nine efficiency units earmarked for homeless veterans or veterans at-risk for homelessness...
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 thre…
New Zoo Master Plan
The City has updated the master plan for the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford.
The fifteen year, $22 million plan calls for a host of changes, including more exhibits featuring endangered and exotic species such as tigers, snow leopards, red pandas, and much more...
So Long, Jim
Jim Phillips is a creature of habit, and I'm sure he's been that way all of his 45 years in broadcasting.
In the time he's been here at WBSM, only a handful of people have witnessed what can only be described as a solemn, late-night ritual that Jim performs every time he leaves...
O'Brien Top Pick
After publicly interviewing three candidates and a brief discussion Saturday afternoon, the Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School School Committee selected James O'Brien as the school's next Superintendent-Director.

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