New Bedford’s Mayor proposes repeal of residency requirement; cites tight labor market, inability to fill positions

“NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell has submitted an ordinance to the City Council which would end the City’s residency requirement for management/technical positions in city government. Mayor Mitchell announced the proposed repeal of the residency requirement in his Inaugural Address last week, and in a Thursday filing to the …

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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford Police Department now offering career opportunities

“***NEW YEAR / NEW CAREER!!*** ??‍♂️ Exciting Opportunities Await! Join the New Bedford Police Department ?‍♀️? Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling and impactful career? Look no further than the New Bedford Police Department! ?✨ We’re thrilled to unveil our latest recruitment video, offering an insider’s look into …

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HELP WANTED: New Bedford’s P.A.C.E. seeking to fill Teacher and Lead Teacher positions

People Acting In Community Endeavours (P.A.C.E.) is looking to fill two teaching job positions in New Bedford. You can fill out the application online or by emailing In addition to competitive pay, P.A.C.E. offers excellent benefits include paid vacation time, personal time, sick time, and holidays; low-cost health insurance; …

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New Bedford Economic Development Council offers kick-starter grants up to $10,000, deadline looms

Deadline for applications to NBEDC’s NB100! Small Business Program is Nov. 30, 2023. NEW BEDFORD, MA – The New Bedford Economic Development Council (NBEDC) is accepting applications to its NB100! program through November 30, 2023 this year. NB100! is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at bolstering entrepreneurship, fostering local wealth, and …

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