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State Capital Funds Announced for New Bedford
BOSTON — Today, Senate Assistant Majority Leader Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) and Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral (D-New Bedford) were notified by officials within the Baker Administration that two key projects in New Bedford will receive significant state capital funds through the annual …
State Audit of Schooner Ernestina Commission Finds Problems
An audit of the commission that oversees the operation of the Schooner Ernestina has found several problems.
The routine audit by State Auditor Suzanne Bump's Office found that the Schooner Ernestina Commission under the Department of Conservation and Recreation failed to keep adequate documenta…
Mitchell Excited About Donations To Aid Ernestina
Mayor Jon Mitchell says the announcement that two philanthropists have agreed to donate $2.8 million for a complete restoration of the schooner Ernestina is good news for New Bedford and the Cape Verdean community.
Gerry Lenfest and Robert Hildreth are the doners...
Schooner Ernestina Gets Boatload Of Restoration Funding
Restoration efforts will once again be underway for the Schooner Ernestina in New Bedford.
Governor Deval Patrick has released a five-year capital plan, which includes $2 million for the Ernestina.
Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association board member Mary Anne McQuillan says the goal is to get the Er…