New Bedford Fishing Industry

Fishing Heritage Center Holds Grand Opening
The story of New Bedford's Commercial Fishing Industry is now being told at a new attraction in the city's Historic District. The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is located at 38 Bethel Street, and held its Grand Opening on Saturday...
Government sinking fishing industry
The present unchecked fishing management system has gone wild. It's carried away to the point where our fishing industry cannot sustain itself based on junk science, questionable assessments and government profiteering. Just recently, Joseph Laplante of the U...
Bad Science is not sustainable
Our local fishermen have been working for 10 years under a fishing grounds rebuilding plan that is arbitrary and without any support or foundation in good science. There are so many conflicts with it.
On Wednesday, the spotlight is on the fishermen paying for monitors that could likely put the fisher…
Students Net Local Knowledge
Alma del Mar Charter School fourth graders are getting  first-hand knowledge of our local commercial fishing industry with the help from the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center. Since March, Executive Director Laura Orleans has been a “scholar in residence,” tea…