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New Bedford City Council Overrides Mitchell's Residency Veto
NEW BEDFORD — The city council on Thursday overrode Mayor Jon Mitchell's veto of an ordinance that will reduce the salaries of some city employees who do not live in New Bedford.
The council's 10-1 vote to override the veto translates to a 10 percent pay cut for city employees who do …
Mitchell: ‘Experts’ Should Be in Charge of Harbor
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell sparked a controversy when he wrote a letter to the City Council nominating New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro for the vacated position of harbormaster.
"My job is to make sure that our port is safe for everybody, and in my mind, that means that the exper…