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Report Focuses On Environmental Cleanups In New Bedford
The author of a new report on contamination sites in New Bedford hopes the document will be used to bring different factions together to resolve those issues.
The draft report, done by Conservation Law Foundation Vice-President Veronica Eady, was discussed Saturday at the Downtown Library in New Bedf…
New Bedford Veterans Day Parade is Wednesday
New Bedford Veterans Agent Chris Gomes is inviting all veterans to march in Wednesday's Veterans Day Parade in New Bedford, whether they're affiliated with a Veterans Post or not.
The Parade will step off Wednesday morning at 11am from Buttonwood Park and continue down Union Street to Pleas…
Classical Summer Music Series Continues Downtown
Classical music and Downtown New Bedford may not sound like the right mix, but its happening every Thursday afternoon outside the Downtown library from 4-6pm.
The Classical Summer Music Series began in June, and will continue through the middle of next month...
City’s Christmas Tree Dazzles Holiday Crowd
Mayor Jon Mitchell, City Councilors and Santa Claus lined up Thursday night to light the City's Christmas Tree outside the Downtown library.
The event also included a light show outside the library, and a holiday flash mob also made an appearance...
NewBedford Harbor Meeting Set For Tuesday
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is hosting a public meeting Tuesday about the construction of a New Bedford marine terminal.
The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the country designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind energy …
New Bedford Whaleman’s Statue Is 100 Years Old
New Bedford elected officials will join with the general public on Thursday in marking the Centenial Celebration of the New Bedford Whaleman's Statue.
A ceremony is planned for 11am at the statue, outside the Downtown Library. The statue was originally dedicated by Mayor Charles Ashley on June 2…