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Mitchell Appeals Riverwalk Funding Decision

The City of New Bedford is seeking more money for its Riverwalk project, and is asking the Natural Resource Trustee Council to take another look at its priorities.

Mayor Jon Mitchell is asking the Council to revisit its list of priority projects, and award the Riverwalk plan more funding from the Bouchard Oil Spill Settlement

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TSM - Jedlie's Magic Show At NB Art Museum
TSM - Jedlie's Magic Show At NB Art Museum

Families Enjoy City Celebrates New Years Eve

 

Hundreds of people, especially families were spotted in Downtown New Bedford Tuesday night, enjoying City Celebrates New Years Eve.  The program started at 4:30 with opening ceremonies at City Hall.  S

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Mass. Clean Energy Center
Mass. Clean Energy Center

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 projects.

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Getty Images

Buzzards Bay Coalition Will Not Appeal AVX Settlement

 The Buzzards Bay Coalition will not appeal the $366-million settlement offered by the AVX Corporation to clean New Bedford Harbor. 

The Coalition initially said the settlement wasn't enough to fully complete the job

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Getty Images

German And Asian Executives Talk Wind Power In New Bedford

 

The New Bedford Wind Energy Center is hosting several delegations of wind power executives  from Europe and Asia this week, interested in how the offshore wind industry is taking hold in New Bedford. 

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EPA Photo

Federal Judge Approves Settlement For NB Harbor Cleanup

 A federal court has accepted a $366 million settlement to remove PCB's from New Bedford Harbor.
 
Attorney General Martha Coakley said Wednesday that she's pleased the United States District Court has accepted the settlement.
 
Coakley called the rul

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Harbor Blasting Meeting Is Scheduled For Tuesday

If you have questions about the planned underwater blasting next month in New Bedford Harbor, you would be wise to attend a public meeting Tuesday night at six at the Downtown Library. 

Officials from the Mass

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TSM - Hon. Armand Fernandes, Trustees Chairman, announces $1.8 million gift to New Bedford Whaling Museum.
TSM - Hon. Armand Fernandes, Trustees Chairman, announces $1.8 million gift to New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Whaling Museum Expansion On Track, Thanks To Jacobs Gift

A long-awaited expansion of the New Bedford Whaling Museum will now happen, thanks to a nearly $2 million gift from Qualcom executive Dr. Irwin Jacobs, a New Bedford native, and his wife Joan. 

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EPA Map

Mitchell, Coakley Urge Federal Court To Approve AVX Settlement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is joining the Attorney General and AVX Corporation in asking a Federal Court to approve a $366 million settlement with AVX to remove pcb's from New Bedford Harbor. 

The funding, if approved, would enable the cleanup to be finished within five to seven years, compared to 40 years without it

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File Photo

Sen. Montigny Calling for “Course Correction” In Harbor Cleanup

Senator Mark Montigny is calling on the EPA to commit to a full and complete clean up of toxic PCB's in New Bedford Hharbor.

The Senator tells WBSM News, he fears the $366-million settlement the EPA reached with the AVX Corporation might not be enough to fully clean the harbor

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