Ground Broken for Ground-Breaking Son of New Bedford, Tom Lopes
The City has officially begun construction on the Tom Lopes Park in the heart of New Bedford.
The park will be located at One Washington Square, sandwiched between County and South Sixth Streets, and is being dedicated to the late Tom Lopes, the first Cape Verdean American elected to the Massachusett…
Whaleman Statue Vandalized…..Again
The iconic New Bedford "Whaleman Statue" has once again been vandalized.
It's at least the second time in a year that the tip of the harpoon has been damaged.
A crack on the harpoon was noticed last week. Mayor Jon Mitchell says the statue sustained further damage...