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Port Of New Bedford’s Economic Value Totals $9.8 Billion

A new study finds the Port of New Bedford generates nearly ten billion dollars in total economic value. That's the finding of consultants Martin Associates and Apex Companies who were hired by the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission...

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Jef Nickerson,flickr
Jef Nickerson,flickr

Mayor: Rafael’s Arrest Won’t Harm Port’s Reputation

The arrest of prominent New Bedford fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael should not diminish the Port of New Bedford. That's the feeling of Mayor Jon Mitchell...

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via google maps

Local Jobs Will Be Lost

The political slogan, 'Good Government', was used in English-speaking countries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Thomas Jefferson often referred to the term good government...

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NB Fishing Boats
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NOAA Administrator Katheryn Sullivan Visits New Bedford

The chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was in New Bedford Tuesday, meeting with fishermen, touring the port, and visiting the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology...

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Harbormaster David Condon / Jim Phillips TSM
Harbormaster David Condon / Jim Phillips TSM

New Harbormaster Greets Waterfront Community

The new Harbormaster for the Port of New Bedford is a Cape Cod native and graduate of Mass. Maritime Academy who's spent ten years working on the ocean...

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Photo from NOAA

City Council Appoints Harbormaster After Some Debate

The City Council appointed a Cape Cod native as the city's first harbormaster since 2012 with an 8-3 vote Thursday night.

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Mitchell Delivers Upbeat State Of The City Speech

Mayor Jon Mitchell delivered a generally upbeat State of the City speech Thursday, while addressing government and business leaders at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School...

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Getty Images

New Bedford Remains The Nation’s Top Fishing Port

NOAA has released its annual report on Fish-Landings In The U-S, and the Port of New Bedford is again the top fishing port dollar-wise in the nation...

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TSM
TSM

City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries

A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery...

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Mitchell: Coast Guard Presence Needed In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he'd love to see a bigger Coast Guard presence in the Port of New Bedford. 

The Coast Guard pulled it's two cutters out of New Bedford during the Kalisz Administration, and despite the efforts of recent Mayors, the cutters have not returned...

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