The New Bedford Economic Council has introduced a new, one-stop shop for business information.  "New Bedford Source Link" is an online resource for both start-up businesses and existing firms. 

The EDC has teamed with numerous partners in the community to provide advice, instruction, or just someone to listen to those business-owners who need a helping hand.

New Bedford Source Link is managed by the EDC's Director of Development Jessica Silva.  The service is free and can be accessed by logging on to

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Jessica Silva shared details this week with Townsquare Sunday host Jim Phillips about what New Bedford Source Link is, how it works, and how it can benefit your business.

Also joining Jessica was EDC Director Derek Santos who also weighed in on New Bedford Source Link, the Whaling City Golf Course project, and why it's important that  restaurant owners to seriously consider applying for federal grants offered in the American Rescue Act. Their interview can be heard here:

Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program heard every Sunday morning at 6 on 1420 WBSM.   The program highlights individuals and organizations working to improve the quality of life in Greater New Bedford .

If you would like to have your organization featured on Townsquare Sunday, please e-mail the host at

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