Despite what new council member Eric Hansen described as “overwhelming” opposition to leasing, an advisory panel that includes several scallop permit holders voted 9-to-4 this week to support the proposal.
Reader: They don’t belong here, have no rights and need to be on a plane back to Mexico or Venezuela. What part of illegal don’t you understand?
The state Department of Health reported 173 new cases in New Bedford for the week of Sept. 15-21, a drop of 17. The city had seen six straight weeks of numbers declining before the bump.
I was unprepared for the sight of Anna Hyatt Huntington’s magnificent 2,000-pound sculpture of the ancient Greek god of the sea, standing up right there against one of the utilitarian building’s plain brick walls.
New Bedford City Councilor Shane Burgo, who chairs the Affordable Housing and Homeless Affairs Committee, said “accessory dwelling units” (ADUs) wouldn’t solve the city’s housing shortage, but he thinks they could put a dent in it.
There are 161 students in the district whose primary language is K’iché, according to a school district spokesperson. In total, there are 5,059 students, or 42% of students in the district, whose primary language is not English.
“Sending people all over the country, many of whom have no idea why they’re being sent (or) where they’re going, isn’t a solution to the very screwed up immigration system that we have in the U.S.” — Gov. Charlie Baker
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