Mitchell: Lighthouse Not New Bedford’s Property
The fate of the Butler Flats lighthouse stands on shaky ground.
Mayor Jon Mitchell says though the Coast Guard granted New Bedford a license to work on the lighthouse in 1978, ownership of the structure never changed hands.
The 115-year-old lighthouse goes up for auction next month, with a starting bi…
New Bedford Looks to Halt Lighthouse Auction
The New Bedford City Council will likely pass a motion Thursday night, calling for the cease and desist of a government auction that looks to sell a New Bedford landmark.
City Councilor at Large Denis Lawrence Jr. says his father, a former City Councilor and State Rep...
Mayor’s Gallery Opens at City Hall [AUDIO]
The Mayor's Gallery in the Ashley Room at City Hall was unveiled last night. The meeting room is now adorned with contemporary art pieces by local artists, which will be featured for the next three months. Mayor Jon Mitchell says art has been a staple in New Bedford, and that's not changin…