The largest painting in the country will be getting some much needed preservation.
The Whaling Museum has received a $50,000 grant to restore the Purrington-Russel Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World through the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program.
New Bedford officials and other notables are pushing hard to pass the Community Preservation Act in the city. The proposal would tax property owners 1.5% on their properties assessed value above the first $100,000.
With Fort Taber as a backdrop, Lee Blake, Chairperson of the Community Preservation Act for New Bedford, says there are a slew of projects that can benefit from the CPA...