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Rep. Cabral Announces $75k YouthWorks Grant
State Representative Antonio Cabral and the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board announced that the Board has received a YouthWorks grant of $75,000 from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
New Bedford on ABC World News
NEW BEDFORD - ABC News Reporter David Muir's "Made In America" visited New Bedford last week, touring the Joseph Abboud factory on Belleville Avenue.
Joseph Abboud suits are sold all over the world, and are made right here in New Bedford...
Joseph Abboud Unveils Completed Rooftop Solar Project
Under the driving rain and blustery winds, the Joseph Abboud banner blew back and rolled itself up, revealing the original sign for the building's first occupant in 1909, the Nashawena Spinning Mill.
It was as if the past was making sure it wasn't forgotten, history demanding to be remember…
Local Presidential Tradition Continues
Even though the weather forecast for the Presidential Inauguration in Washington is calling for spring like temperatures in the mid 50's, New England Fleece, a Fall River company will be manufacturing about 2,000 warm, micro fleece blankets, emblazoned with the official presidential seal and th…
Gov. Visits City Factory
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker paid a visit to the New Bedford Joseph Abboud factory Tuesday to take a closer look at the largest men's tailored clothing manufacturer in North America.
Niche, Inc. Settlement
Over 150 former employees of Niche Manufacturing in New Bedford gathered at the Guadalupe Parish of St. James Church Saturday morning to receive checks after winning a two year legal battle.
Bay State Factories Can't Find Enough Skilled Workers
Bay State manufacturers can't find enough skilled workers to man their factory floors. That's according to a new UMass Dartmouth survey which found one in three manufacturers reported having difficulty filling positions. Six out of 10 of those same employers also said they expect to need m…
A 'Happy Problem'
Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Workforce Development Greg Bialecki met with business leaders in New Bedford Wednesday, promoting continued growth and partnership between comanies and education centers.
Bialecki tells WBSM News the Southcoast has a "happy problem" where busin…

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