$160K In Funding For Arts And History In New Bedford
Over $160,000 in state grant money will be flowing into downtown New Bedford. The grants are being awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and were announced by State Representative Antonio Cabral.
New Bedford’s nonprofit grant awards include:

$33,750 for AHA
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Suspect Sought in New Bedford Bank Robbery
New Bedford Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery this afternoon.
New Bedford Detective Captain Steve Vicente says the Santander branch on Kempton Street was robbed around 2:15 Thursday afternoon by a man who produced a note claiming he had a gun, and…
Group Says Pension Debt is Sinking Massachusetts
The Mass Taxpayers Foundation is warning that cities and towns remain dangerously underfunded when it comes to meeting their pension obligations.
The watchdog group reports that state and local governments in Massachusetts face 83-BILLION dollars in unfunded pension and retiree health care obligation…
New Bedford Council Questioning Use of Textbook Money
The New Bedford City Council remains concerned over the alleged misuse of $1 million allotted to the school department for textbooks last year. After the Council granted the funds in May of 2012, reports surfaced that the money went to new hires instead of textbooks and other classroom necessities..…

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