Governor Baker Advances Montigny State Pier Vision
On Friday, Governor Charlie Baker filed an economic development bill that advances Senator Mark Montigny’s longtime vision to transform New Bedford State Pier, including authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease the property to MassDevelopment.
[RICHARD] Can We Chill Out On The Golf Course Debate?
A proposal to convert a portion of the Whaling City Golf Course to an industrial or business park is being met with the same wall of resistance and resentment that most new ideas are greeted with in these parts.
Angry golfers and nearby residents flooded "The Whale" last night to state thei…
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 …
Gov. Baker Says MassDevelopment Will Revitalize State Pier
MassDevelopment is now in charge of State Pier in New Bedford, taking it over from the Department of Conservation and Recreation a few weeks ago. In an appearance in New Bedford earlier this week, Governor Charlie Baker says MassDevelopment was the right choice to take it over because they've h…
New Head of State Pier Voted Out
Less than a week after MassDevelopment took over management of State Pier in New Bedford, the longtime head of that organization is leaving.
State House News Service is reporting that Marty Jones, who was hired in April of 2011 under former Governor Deval Patrick, was voted out by Mass Development&ap…

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