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New City Cars
New Bedford officials announced the newest additions to its electric vehicle fleet Tuesaday afternoon at the International Marketplace Parking Lot at the corner of Cogshall St. and Route 18.
Council OKs Funding
The New Bedford City Council approved $18.1 million in funding for accelerated repair projects at four city elementary schools during Tuesday night's meeting.
Community Survey Results
The New Bedford School Department conducted its second annual Community Survey and saw over a 300% increase in participation from staff, families, and community members compared to last year's.
FY16 Budget Set
At the conclusion of the City Council's budget cut session Monday night, Councilors voted to set the FY16 budget at $281,630,124.
That's nearly $2.3 million less than Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposal.
Mayor Proposes Budget
The New Bedford City Council Chambers were filled with city department heads Wednesday night as Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY16 budget proposal of $297 million.
No More Robots?
According to one City Councilor, the New Bedford High School Robtics Class has lost its head instructor and could possibly lose its Federal funding at the end of this school year.
Council Wants Traffic Fix
Street congestion around city schools has been a serious issue for years. The City Council discussed some ways to alleviate some of those problems during Thursday's meeting.

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