In his weekly appearance on WBSM, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell said he's in support of the planned ceremonies at city schools to honor the Parkland victims and to make a statement against gun violence.
After a major winter storm that brought blizzard conditions, high winds and snow to New Bedford on Tuesday, City crews have made significant progress in removing snow from the City’s roads, and their work will continue throughout the night.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its annual data Monday on graduation and dropout rates across Massachusetts, citing New Bedford’s improving dropout rate among the top five urban districts of the Commonwealth.
Earlier this week, New Bedford Schools Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin outlined her initial budget proposal, asking for nearly $147 million, including over $7 million more in enhancements. In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said it's too soon to tell if the City will be able to …