New Bedford City Council Ward 3 City Councilor Hugh Dunn has announced that effective Dec. 1, 2022, he is resigning from his position.
In 2017, City Councilor Henry Bosquet stepped down triggering a special election that Dunn won. He was then elected in 2017, 2019, and 2021. He worked diligently on a number of issues and causes for the citizens of New Bedford and was scandal-free until the spring of 2021 when he was in a car accident and faced OUI charges, He was found not “guilty” that fall.
The former attorney has been working at Boston’s Kelly & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers and made the decision to relocate closer to the firm. This decision will again trigger a special election so that his seat can be filled.
You can read more about Hugh Dunn in our Faces of New Bedford article here.