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No Pay Increases
No Pay Increases
NEW BEDFORD- A pay increase won’t be coming anytime soon for city workers. A motion to adopt a new contract for those employed by the City of New Bedford, proposed by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was not passed by City Council during session Thursday night...
Anger Over Course Plans
Anger Over Course Plans
NEW BEDFORD- Tensions escalated and tempers flared at the Whaling City Golf Course Tuesday night, where the golf community and area residents were invited to the club house to discuss plans for the development of an industrial park set to be built on the very same land...
New Bedford PD Aims To Better Relations With Community With Announcement of New Program
New Bedford PD Aims To Better Relations With Community With Announcement of New Program
NEW BEDFORD-   A new program to enhance relationships between city-residents and local law enforcement was announced at a press conference today by New Bedford Chief of Police Joseph Cordeiro, with Mayor Jon Mitchell alongside. Known as the Walk and Talk Program, Chief Cordeiro’s goal is to maintain the vital connections New Bedford Police have with local residents and businesses...
Mayor Jon Mitchell Welcomes Investors to New Bedford, Wants to “Out-Hustle” All Other Cities
Mayor Jon Mitchell Welcomes Investors to New Bedford, Wants to “Out-Hustle” All Other Cities
NEW BEDFORD – A group of approximately thirty investors considering funding commercial and housing developments in New Bedford attended a tour of the city’s downtown revitalization district today. Speaking to investors alongside New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was Marty Jones, President of MassDevelopment- the finance and development agency of Massachusetts, and State Secretary of Housing and Econo
No More Meters
No More Meters
They stand on circular black poles protruding upright through the cement sidewalk. The city of New Bedford is quenching its thirst for more money by adding additional parking meters in the downtown area. You'll find several being erected behind the YMCA building along School and Water Streets...
Mitchell Says New Bedford ‘Closely Monitoring’ ABC Disposal
Mitchell Says New Bedford ‘Closely Monitoring’ ABC Disposal
With the news that the town of Fairhaven is considering litigation against ABC Disposal over money owed to the town, New Bedford mayor Jon Mitchell said the city is "closely monitoring" the situation. City officials confirmed that ABC Disposal had previously owed the City of New Bedford money as well, but that they are currently all paid up...

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