Task Force Created
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell has established a Task Force on Facilities Fees that will examine the schedule of fees for the use of parks and city-owned facilities by private organizations, as well as city services that support private events...
NB Park Fees
The New Bedford Park Board and Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches (PRB) held a public hearing Wednesday night at the Fort Taber Community Center to present a fee structure being implemented next year and hear reaction from local event organizers.
Free Parking in NB
In an effort to encourage patronage of locally owned businesses, the City of New Bedford is waiving parking fees at metered spaces for up to two hours this holiday season.
Mayor Jon Mitchell's Office says from Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24) through New Year's Day (Jan...
Council Against Fees
New Bedford City Councilors didn't hold back from expressing their outrage and disbelief Thursday evening that the city anticipates to collect fees from local nonprofit organizations.
Park Fees
The Fort Taber-Fort Rodman Military Museum is expressing concern about some new fees that could go in effect next year including a $500 item being proposed by city officials for using park space.
Makes "Most Affordable" List
UMass Dartmouth is one of 50 schools around the country ranked most affordable for out of state students.
The rankings come from a website, AffordableColleges.com. UMass Dartmouth ranks 17th among the 50 schools listed.
Spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News, UMass Dartmouth makes a real effort to help s…
Food For Fines
It's the time of year when food pantries are most heavily trafficked, and supplies are in high demand.
The PACE Emergency Food Bank is one of those programs that is in need of immediate food donations, which is why PACE has teamed up with the New Bedford Free Public Libraries to once again run t…
Labor Unions May Get Break From Obamacare Fee
Labor Unions, who were cheering on the passage of Obamacare are now complaining that the new law will drive up costs for its members and want a waiver from paying the so-called reinsurance fees that will cost about $63 per person. Some people get taxed but union members don't and some have to p…

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