City of New Bedford

Gomes Named Veteran of the Year
The Board of Directors of the Veterans Transition House has selected United States Army Sergeant Christopher Gomes (Ret.) as the 2017 Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year.
New Bedford Seafood Industry To Start Branding Campaign
NEW BEDFORD- Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the New Bedford Seafood industry is launching a branding campaign. The announcement came alongside officials of the Harbor Development Commission, which Mitchell also chairs, during the Seafood Throwdown tonight...
City Council Decides On Host Community Agreement
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council approved a Host Community Agreement with ARL Healthcare Inc in a unanimous vote Thursday night. The agreement will allow the healthcare company to operate a marijuana cultivation and processing facility in the New Bedford Business Park...
Gomes Calling For Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD- City Councilor At-Large Brian Gomes appeared on WBSM’s Barry Richard Show this afternoon to talk with Barry about his plans to combat the rise in crime throughout the city.
Gomes addressed a motion he is proposing to City Council in reaction to the growing number of viole…
Meet The New President Of Bristol Community College
NEW BEDFORD- The newest President of Bristol Community College Laura Douglas held a meet-and-greet at the Purchase Street campus in New Bedford today. Invited to the event were students, community, and business leaders who were given the opportunity to meet the new leader of the community college...
New Bedford Fire Museum Discusses Funding With City Councilors
NEW BEDFORD- The volunteer staff of New Bedford Fire Museum met with city councilors at the Minority Action Committee today to discuss funding and other needs of the museum.
Local community activist John “Buddy” Andrade organized the meeting between city officials and the …

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