Join longtime New Bedford political writer Jack Spillane as he interviews the candidates during a special edition of The Chat on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.
Lee Blake and Timothy Dale Walker will join New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane for the latest episode of The Chat on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. for a free hour-long discussion via Zoom about New Bedford’s place in the Underground Railroad.
Both candidates were invited to participate in The Chat for a conversation about issues and ideas related to managing Bristol County’s correctional facilities. Heroux accepted our invitation; Hodgson accepted then later declined.
The Chat examines the effort to repeal the law that grants driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.
What if the state spent tens of millions building passenger rail from New Bedford to Boston, and city residents said we don’t want it? That’s what will be decided by way of a referendum question on the city’s November ballot.
New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane and Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations Andrew O’Leary talk New Bedford schools.
Jack Spillane sat down with the candidates — Fall River attorney Nick Bernier, Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux and former Somerset Police Chief George McNeil — for a special 90-minute Zoom session of The Chat. Watch it here.
How did our politics become so polarized? Dr. Shannon Jenkins, longtime political scientist at UMass Dartmouth and a member of the Dartmouth School Committee, joins New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane to talk about the deep cultural rifts that shape today’s politics — from local communities to our divided nation.
The New Bedford Light’s Jack Spillane was joined by women leaders from across South Coast to talk about abortion rights in Greater New Bedford after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
New Bedford Police Chief Paul Oliveira, who marks his first year in office on June 16, sat down with Jack Spillane for The Chat. Watch the interview here.