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Who’s Running in New Bedford? Here’s Your Complete List
NEW BEDFORD — It's shaping up to be a busy election season in New Bedford.
Tuesday was the last day for candidates to hand in their signed nomination packets for this year's city elections.
In the race for mayor, incumbent Jon Mitchell is seeking a fourth term, but faces several challe…
Councillor Hugh Dunn Files Motion to Curb Panhandling
NEW BEDFORD — Ward Three City Councilor Hugh Dunn filed a motion, co-sponsored by City Council President Joseph Lopes, and Councillors Ian Abreu and Kerry Winterson, aimed at curbing panhandling by giving city residents and visitors a more effective way to donate their money, while also suppor…
Gomes Calling For Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD- City Councilor At-Large Brian Gomes appeared on WBSM’s Barry Richard Show this afternoon to talk with Barry about his plans to combat the rise in crime throughout the city.
Gomes addressed a motion he is proposing to City Council in reaction to the growing number of viole…
Budget-Cutting Session Is Monday
The City Council Chambers at New Bedford City Hall will be a busy place Monday night. That's when the Council will meet and vote on proposed cuts to the Mayor's Budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st.
Council members have been studying the $324-million spending plan for the past mo…

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