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New Bedford Announces Blue Lane to Connect City Pathways
NEW BEDFORD—Mayor Jon Mitchell and other city officials announced Thursday the creation of The Blue Lane, a path that will connect New Bedford like never before.
The 11-mile span will connect the HarborWalk and CoveWalk along the South End peninsula all the way across the city to the planned Ri…
Funding Secured For Phase Two Of Harborwalk Project
The City of New Bedford has secured just over $5 million in state funding to extend the Harborwalk Project along another section of the hurricane dike.
Phase two will happen on the Clark's Cove portion of the barrier. Design work has already been completed for the project...
Mitchell Wins Re-Election
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has won re-election to a third term on Tuesday, defeating challenger Maria Giesta by more than two-thousand votes.  The Mayor picked up nearly 62% of the vote.
During the campaign Mitchell outlined his administration's accomplishment,s from job creation to the…
DPI Commish: Be Careful on New Bedford Hurricane Barrier
Those looking to go for a stroll on top of the newly resurfaced hurricane barrier in New Bedford's South End should do so at their own risk.
DPI Commissioner Ron Labelle tells WBSM News while the majority of the concrete has been poured and is safe for walking, it's still technically a cons…
Police: Man Who Fell Off Hurricane Barrier Was Drunk
New Bedford Police say the man who suffered injuries after falling from the hurricane barrier was intoxicated at the time.
Detective Captain Steven Vicente tells WBSM News 62-year-old Joseph Rogers of Brock Avenue was walking along the new cement path atop the dike in the South End Monday afternoon w…
Man Tumbles Off New Bedford Hurricane Barrier
Details are scant at this time but police say a man walking along the newly installed cement walkway atop the New Bedford hurricane barrier Monday afternoon suffered serious injuries.
Lt. John Chaves of the New Bedford Police Department says the man's injuries were severe enough to warrant trans…

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