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Five Bishop Stang students receive Pope Pius X award

Bishop Stang High School, a diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school located on the Southcoast, announced five students have received the Pope Pius X award for their demonstrated commitment to Christ and His Church. Anthony Mahoney-Pacheco (Junior), Shashawna Santiago-Amaral (Senior), Frederick Kalisz III (Junior), Shaelyn Calvey (Senior) and Matt Gagnon (Class …

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Update on trash cart delivery in New Bedford

According to the City of New Bedford, the new trash carts are being delivered according to the day you set out your trash. The delivery crews are currently working in Monday’s (north end) route. Residents who normally set their trash out on Monday should see their carts by the end …

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Fiscal Year 2015 New Bedford City Budget Highlights

This year’s Budget is the third budget developed by Mayor Jon Mitchell.  The spending proposal totals $287 million. PRIORITIZING EDUCATION The Mayor purposefully designed the Budget to prioritize education. The $116.4 million for New Bedford Public Schools will fully fund the budget passed unanimously by the School Committee earlier this …

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Mayor Mitchell Submits City Budget For Fiscal Year 2015

Mayor Jon Mitchell presented a $287 million Fiscal Year 2015 City Budget to the City Council on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  Mitchell signaled he would continue his no-frills spending approach in this year’s proposal, his third since taking office in January 2012. PRIORITIZING EDUCATION “This year’s Budget was designed very …

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Gov. Patrick Announces $1.19 million for Acushnet Avenue Improvement Project

Governor Deval Patrick today announced $1.19 million in additional funding for the City of New Bedford through the MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program to help support the Acushnet Avenue Improvement Project. Through the Patrick Administration’s strategic investments in housing and economic development projects, New Bedford has become an attractive place for …

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Teen seeks public’s assistance in finding mom

A 14-year old girl is seeking the public’s help in finding her mother. She hasn’t seen her since January, 2014 and her mother either resides or visits New Bedford often. Jessica O’Brein, 33 years-old and pictured to the left, was last seen in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts and appears to be living …

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