BOSTON (AP) — A landlord who owns and operates dozens of properties in New Bedford will pay $100,000 in civil penalties to settle allegations he allowed contractors to perform illegal asbestos work on four homes he was renovating.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says the consent judgment entered Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court settles a lawsuit filed by her office in October 2012 a
Sometimes called "The Secret City," New Bedford has a reputation for a lot happening with little said. Newly sworn-in Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro is hoping to break that spirit, and replace it with a spirit of caring.
During his swearing-in ceremony Thursday, Cordeiro encouraged the community not to be afraid to speak up when they're called upon...