Cocktail Party Fundraiser & Dance

Cocktail Party Fundraiser & Dance There will be a cocktail party / dance fundraiser with entertainment on Saturday, October 29 at the United Fisherman’s Club. The United Fishermen’s Club is located at 639 Orchard Street, New Bedford Please contact headquarters for tickets. – 508-717-5290 MORE INFORMATION TO COME SOON! Read more »

Willing to Declare War

The following article appeared in The Weekly Compass on October 27, 2005, Volume 1, Number 22, Page 27. I announced my candidacy for Mayor on August 4th, eight weeks before the primary. Since that time, I have met with thousands of people throughout New Bedford, listening to the problems of the neighborhoods and hearing creative […] Read more »

Five former candidates endorse Lang for mayor

By AARON NICODEMUS, Standard-Times staff writer This article appeared on October 27, 2005 in the Standard Times NEW BEDFORD — Five of the seven mayoral candidates who were eliminated in the Oct. 4 preliminary election publicly endorsed Scott W. Lang yesterday. Matthew A. Morrissey, Dennis G. Dallaire Jr., Mark A. Howland, Fernando Coelho and Thomas […] Read more »

Upcoming Mayoral Debates

Upcoming Mayoral Debates October 24 – November 4 October 24th at 6:30 P.M. -Neighborhood Association at the Gomes School. October 25th at 7:00 P.M. -The Zeiterion Theatre (sponsored by the Community Foundation). October 27th at 6:00 P.M. – Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School. November 3rd at 6:00 P.M. – United Fishermen’s Club […] Read more »

Lang: I’d serve full time as city’s mayor

By AARON NICODEMUS, Standard-Times staff writer This article appeared on October 22, 2005 in the Standard Times NEW BEDFORD — Responding to criticism that he would be a part-time mayor if elected, attorney Scott W. Lang reiterated that he will not close his law office but that he will be a “24-hour, seven-day-a-week mayor.” In […] Read more »

Clam Boil Fundraiser

There will be a clam boil fundraiser on Saturday, October 22 at the Smuggler’s Den in New Bedford. The Smuggler’s Den is located at 1494 East Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford. The event will be from 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 8:30 only. There will be a live […] Read more »

Scott Lang: A cool, collected candidate

Known to his colleagues as fair and reasonable, N.Y. native aims to be the city’s next mayor By AARON NICODEMUS, Standard-Times staff writer This article appeared on October 16, 2005 in the Standard Times    NEW BEDFORD — How did someone born on Long Island, who went to college in Wisconsin and law school in […] Read more »

Lang, Kalisz to face off

Challenger tops mayor by nearly 1,800 votes By AARON NICODEMUS, Standard-Times staff writer This article appeared on October 5, 2005 in the Standard Times   NEW BEDFORD — Attorney Scott W. Lang easily topped Mayor Frederick M. Kalisz Jr. in yesterday’s preliminary election, creating a face-off between the eight-year incumbent mayor and the first-time politician. […] Read more »

Lang taps into voters’ desire for a change

This article appeared on October 5, 2005 in the Standard Times   Attorney Scott Lang patrolled outside the city’s voting places yesterday the same way he’d been campaigning everywhere the past two months, listening as much as talking, and with his eyes on the prize, voters to be wooed and won with plain talk and […] Read more »