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New Bedford Mayor’s Youth Council to Host Free Leadership Forum

On Sunday, June 5th, 2016, the City of New Bedford Mayor’s Youth Council will host the 2nd annual forum for middle school aged youth designed to help kids develop their leadership skills and encourage community engagement. Attendees of the “ABCs of Leadership” forum will participate in workshops on public speaking, …

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18 Things to do this Weekend (May 27 – May 29)

Finally somewhat of a break from the incessant rain! The rain that will happen this weekend – morning shower on Friday and a couple of showers on Sunday – will be of the passing nature. Well, according to forecasts. Temperatures will average 60 degrees overnight – perfect for sleeping – …

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New Bedford unemployment rate drops to 6.7%

New Bedford unemployment rate chart

According to New Bedford mayor Jon Mitchell, Massachusetts released April’s unemployment numbers for cities and towns, and the unemployment rate for New Bedford is down to 6.7%. According to Mitchell, that is the lowest number for the month of April in 15 years. The last time New Bedford had such …

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