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 challengers...
NEW BEDFORD - A citizens group is looking to garner support to lengthen the mayoral term in New Bedford.
The group, "New Bedford Fourward," is looking to expand the term for mayor from two years to four, beginning in 2019.
The group will work to gather the necessary 2,500 certified signatures of New Bedford residents who support the initiative in order to have the question appear on the
NEW BEDFORD - With several elected officials in New Bedford having already announced they will not be seeking re-election, it's sure to be a lively election season in the city.
Nomination papers for Mayor, School Committee, City Council, and Assessor-At-Large are available in the Election Office at City Hall beginning Monday...
While New Bedford students won't be forced to take MCAS or PARCC tests, they also won't be told they can opt out.
At Monday's meeting, the New Bedford School Committee voted to not send parents information about their right to refuse standardized testing for their child...