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Winter in New Bedford
Winter in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - This year will hopefully prove more efficient for those that plow New Bedford's streets during snowstorms. The City installed a new salt shed on Mount Pleasant Street in the North End, with a 2,000 ton capacity. DPI Commissioner Zeb Arruda tells WBSM News it used to take North End plows 40 minutes to reload at the Liberty Street salt shed and make it back to the North End... Read Mor
Hermine Disappoints
Hermine Disappoints
Mother Nature spared the Southcoast of any significant damage as the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine continue to dissipate. In New Bedford, Department of Public Infrastructure Commissioner Zeb Arruda says about six trees were toppled by strong gusts of wind, and over a dozen tree limbs had fallen throughout the City Monday...
Arruda to Head DPI
Arruda to Head DPI
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced his appointment to replace the City's outgoing DPI Commissioner. Mitchell says he has chosen Deputy Commissioner Euzebio "Zeb" Arruda to step into the chief position of the Department of Public Infrastructure to replace Ron Labelle, who retired at the end of June...
Labelle Retiring
Labelle Retiring
The City's Department of Public Infrastructure is retiring. Ron Labelle told his staff Thursday he will be stepping down from his position at the end of this fiscal year, June 30. Labelle tells WBSM News he felt it was an appropriate time to announce his retirement...

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