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[RICHARD] Is New Bedford On The Verge Of A Major Renaissance?

Anyone who has been around for a while has seen profound changes in New Bedford.  Some of those changes have been for the good and some for the not so good...

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Betsie Van der Meer via getty images
Betsie Van der Meer via getty images

New Bedford Needs THIS

When you imagine a museum, you think of whaling, art, historical, scientific and cultural exhibits, right? Well, here's an idea that will create another local destination: CHOCOLATE MUSEUM...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Working Waterfront Festival Returns

The Working Waterfront Festival returns to the working piers of New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, on Saturday, September 23, 2017...

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Courtesy Sen. Mark Montigny's office
Courtesy Sen. Mark Montigny's office

Senator Montigny Honors AHA Director

Senator Mark Montigny surprised AHA! New Bedford director Lee Heald on Friday with an official Senate citation.

The citation was to honor Heald for her instrumental role in securing New Bedford's position as the "Most Creative Community" from the Massachusetts Cultural Council...

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Food Truck Festival Coming to New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Coming this summer: the first ever New Bedford Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival.

The City's Tourism Department confirmed that about 25 restaurants on wheels will descend upon New Bedford in July, with craft beer vendors serving up their frosty beverages, as well...

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook
Portuguese Feast/Facebook

Tourism Up In New Bedford In 2016

It was a banner year for tourism in New Bedford in 2016. That's from Tourism Director Dagny Ashley.

Based on preliminary figures so far, she estimates tourism in 2016 rose 13% over the previous year, with most of the visitors coming from Massachusetts and other northeast states...

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Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing
Credit: New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing

New Bedford Wins Travel Guide Award

New Bedford got some major recognition when the Luxury Travel Guide announced that the city was named "Top Fishing Destination of the Year-2016."

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Keep The Chamber About New Bedford – Barry Richard

(Photo by Barry Richard)

As one might expect, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is not exactly thrilled that the Greater New Bedford Area Chamber Of Commerce is considering a name change...

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

New Owner Will Face Challenge With Butler Flats Plan

With the report that the new owner of the Butler Flats Lighthouse was touring the property this week, it appears the Texas businessman’s plan is to turn the 118-year-old lighthouse into a bed and breakfast.

It’s a plan that has already worked out well at another SouthCoast lighthouse, but there’s no guarantee Butler Flats will have a similar outcome.

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City Council to Discuss Arts and Cultural Promotion Fund

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell first proposed his Arts, Culture and Tourism Promotion Fund during his annual State of the City address last month.

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