Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

January 15, 2006 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Grace Episcopal Church Good Afternoon. It’s an honor for me to speak at New Bedford’s celebration of the spirit and courage of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King exemplified the ideals of sacrifice and commitment for the betterment of our fellow man. He led this […] Read more »

Acceptance Speech

Scott Lang makes acceptance speech This article appeared on November 8, 2005 in the Standard Times   Scott Lang took to the stage for his acceptance speech as a jubilant crowd cheered him on following the pummeling he gave Mayor Frederick M. Kalisz Jr. wracking up 15,673 to the mayor’s 7,601. He first spoke about […] Read more »

Lang topples Kalisz

This article appeared on November 8, 2005 in the Standard Times   Attorney Scott W. Lang was the overwhelming choice of New Bedford voters today, defeating four-term incumbent Frederick M. Kalisz Jr. by a 2-to-1 ratio. Mayor Kalisz spoke to his campaign workers just before 8:45 p.m. “You know what the conversations in the car […] Read more »

City needs change: Scott Lang for mayor

City needs change: Scott Lang for mayor This article appeared on November 6, 2005 in the Standard Times   Nearly three out of every four New Bedford voters sent a stern message in September’s primary election: It is time for a change. They split their votes among the eight challengers to four-term Mayor Frederick M. […] Read more »

Mayoral Questionaire

Mayoral Questionaire This article appeared on November 6, 2005 in the Standard Times Have you had your fill of politics yet? We’ve covered all the debates, reflected on all the issues. What more could you possibly want to know about the candidates for mayor? Well, here are 10 questions designed to provide a glimpse into […] Read more »

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 »