The New Bedford City Council's Committee on Ordinances voted down a proposal by Mayor Jon Mitchell Wednesay night to impose a moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in the city until September 30th, 2018.
Ordinances Committee Chairman Steve Martins told WBSM's Brian Thomas that the committee had some specific concerns about the proposed moratorium, the biggest of which was going against agai
The New Bedford City Council discussed a proposed ordinance during their meeting Tuesday night that would convert homes that have either been foreclosed on or taken through tax title by the city and provide them to the homeless.
The New Bedford City Council passed along four proposed items to one of their committees Thursday in preparation of the passing of Question 4 on the November ballot, which would legalize the recreational use of Marijuana in Massachusetts.
We live in a nation whose laws currently ban possession and use of marijuana without a medical license. However, we also live in a state (Massachusetts) which decriminalized marijuana possession and use of, and now in a city (New Bedford) in this state which wants to fine public smoking consumption, if you are confused by marijuana laws, you aren't alone...
Just weeks before registered voters take to the polls to decide the legalization of recreational marijuana, the New Bedford City Council is taking a preemptive approach in banning the substance in public areas across the city.
A New Bedford City Councillor wants to give more power to landlords when it comes to evicting problem tenants.
Ward 6 Councillor Joe Lopes is asking the council to draft a home rule petition that would expand the existing state nuisance law to give landlords the authority to evict tenants that are involved in crimes related to the use or illegal possession of guns...