Economic Development Council

Mass. Economic Development Secretary In New Bedford
The Mass. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development visited New Bedford on Thursday.
Secretary Jay Ash toured the State Pier with Mayor Mitchell and served as the keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting of the New Bedford Economic Development Council...
Developers Learn What New Bedford Has To Offer
More than 50 potential developers toured New Bedford on Thursday, getting a look at vacant property and buildings as possible sites for future economic development.....
Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos and his staff led bus tours throughout the city, visting sites in the North End, …
New Bedford Receives EDA Planning Grant For Waterfront
The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration delivers a $200,000 planning grant to the New Bedford Economic Development Council.
The announcement was made Wednesday at the Ferry Terminal on the State Pier.
Undersecretary Matt Erskine says the planning grant will focus on the…
Channel 10 To Open New Bedford Bureau Downtown
WJAR/Channel 10 in Providence says it has leased space in Downtown New Bedford to open a news bureau there. 
According to a press release from the Mayor's Office, the bureau will be located in the former Standard Times building on Pleasant Street. 
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Morrissey Named To Head Wind Energy Center
Mayor Jon Mitchell is turning to someone he knows well, to develop the offshore wind industry in New Bedford. 
The Mayor announced Tuesday, he was naming Economic Development chief Matt Morrissey to head the New Bedford Wind Energy Center, the entity created by the city to oversee offshore wind-…