Council Approves Demolition
The City Council's Committee on Appointments and Briefings unanimously voted to approve the partial demolition of the Coffin-Howland House at Hazelwood Park after a public hearing Monday evening.
Nasketucket Bay Expasnsion
Over 400 acres of beaches, salt marshes, forests, fields, and coastal farmland in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett are now permanently protected from any future development.
Grant Will Help Restoration
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.
Officials Push For CPA
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...