If the incumbents continue to govern the way they have these last four years, eventually their ship of states are going to sink.
Chancellor Fuller and his team have squandered something he can’t get back with the people of the region he is supposed to serve — his trustworthiness
In the 24 years I’ve covered New Bedford politics, this was the biggest, though not most successful, effort to unseat at-large councilors I’ve seen. In all those years, only three of 60 incumbent at-large councilors have been ousted.
“I don’t think there’s a single person in this room who hasn’t been affected by the crisis of addiction in our community. And I think we really need to focus on bettering the continuum of care locally so that we can actually address the root causes of addiction.” — Ward 5 candidate Zach Boyer
The public universities of Massachusetts are designed to serve the state, to educate the general population of the regions, and yes, to promote economic development for the state and country.
The Chat tackles the Star Store issue. Former Mayor Lang: “These are world renowned artists and we have shut the door on them by allowing an unstable university system with intransigent leaders coming into our area and telling us what’s good for us. I am tired of people treating us like a colony.”
Burgo did not run away from his position on housing costs in his re-election campaign. He embraced it.
Mayor Jon Mitchell ought to reach out to leadership in the Puerto Rican and Dominican communities and find some way to do a comprehensive rebuild of Dias Field more quickly.
The New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane has been digging deep into the abrupt closure of UMass Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Star Store campus, and he dropped […]
Well-to-do campuses like Amherst gain more upgrades, while struggling ones like Boston and Dartmouth don’t get as much.