State Pier Amendment Now Law
BOSTON — Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed Senator Mark C. Montigny’s State Pier language into law as part of the most recent economic development bill, H4732. Amendment #299, filed by Montigny, authorizes the Commonwealth to lease State Pier to MassDevelopment for up to 35 years for public purposes that include mixed-use development...
Governor Baker Advances Montigny State Pier Vision
On Friday, Governor Charlie Baker filed an economic development bill that advances Senator Mark Montigny’s longtime vision to transform New Bedford State Pier, including authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease the property to MassDevelopment.
Golf War Brewing?
A proposal to convert a portion of the Whaling City Golf Course to an industrial or business park is being met with the same wall of resistance and resentment that most new ideas are greeted with in these parts. Angry golfers and nearby residents flooded "The Whale" last night to state their outrage over the plan that would see the course shortened to nine holes while yielding acreage fo
Mayor Jon Mitchell Welcomes Investors to New Bedford, Wants to “Out-Hustle” All Other Cities
NEW BEDFORD – A group of approximately thirty investors considering funding commercial and housing developments in New Bedford attended a tour of the city’s downtown revitalization district today. Speaking to investors alongside New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was Marty Jones, President of MassDevelopment- the finance and development agency of Massachusetts, and State Secretary of Housing and Econo

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