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Massachusetts man sentenced for marijuana and tax offenses

A Boston man was sentenced in federal court in Springfield for marijuana distribution and tax offenses. Zachary Sweener, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to three months in prison and three years of supervised release. Sweener was also ordered to pay $156,457 in restitution. On …

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New Bedford snow emergency parking ban lifted

The citywide snow emergency parking ban is lifted as of 5 p.m. today, Jan. 7. City officials implemented the parking ban at 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, as the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for the region, including New Bedford. City offices and public schools were closed …

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Scott Kruger Appointed New Bedford Fire Department Chief

Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced his appointment of Acting Fire Chief Scott Kruger as Fire Chief for the City of New Bedford. In New Bedford, candidates for fire chief are selected based on performance on a state-administered Civil Service examination and assessment process. Results from the most recent Civil Service …

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