Q&A: Mayor Mitchell talks New Bedford unemployment, crime rate

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Last week, Mayor Jon Mitchell gave the annual State of the City address. He highlighted declining crime rates as well as a significant drop in unemployment.

Mayor Mitchell was live in studio on Eyewitness News at 8 a.m. to discuss the latest improvements in New Bedford.

Eyewitness News from 7 a.m.- 9 a.m. weekdays —  the ONLY local newscasts on during this important time period.