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New Bedford unemployment rate drops to 6.7%

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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 a good April figure was 2001. It’s also the lowest unemployment rate of any month since 2007.

Mayor Mitchell also reports that they have reduced the number of unemployed to 3,133.

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Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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