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Anti-Cruelty Bill Signed
A bill authored by State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford cracks down on animal cruelty and abuse.
The bill was signed Friday by Governor Charlie Baker.
The measure restricts animal tethering, prohibits leaving an animal outside during extreme weather conditions, and allows first responders and pr…
Pops In New Bedford?
One of the nation's premiere orchestras could soon be performing in New Bedford.
As part of an economic development bill, State Senator Mark Montigny has introduced provisions that would make funding possible for the famed Boston Pops Orchestra to play in the Whaling City
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Funding For NB Projects
Over $88 million in earmarks is included for New Bedford as part of an environmental bond bill. State Representative Antonio Cabral says the bill passed the house Thursday night, and now heads to the Governor's desk.
This week the full Legislature voted to retain these authorizations:
-$35 millio…
Montigny Supports More Liquor Licenses
One local legislator says more liquor licenses in New Bedford only means added success for the business community.
State Senator Mark Montigny tells WBSM News he's been working with Mayor Jon Mitchell on the Home Rule Petition filed by Mitchell, requesting 25 more liquor licenses be made availab…