Issue No. 013 | Aug 6, 2014 | New Bedford, Massachusetts
Mayor Mitchell and Attorney General Coakley Partner to Help Rehabilitate Vacant, Distressed Properties Through Receivership Program
New Bedford, Massachusetts – Blighted properties, abandoned by their owners in residential areas, create safety hazards, attract crime and lower property values.
Through the Receivership Program, the City of New Bedford works in partnership with the Attorney General’s Office to identify delinquent owners of abandoned residential property and encourage them to voluntarily repair their properties and make them secure… read more
New Bedford Artist’s Original Mural Design Enhances North End Overpass New Bedford, Massachusetts- Mayor Jon Mitchell and the members of the New Bedford Public Art Committee celebrated the installation of a new public mural on a Belleville Avenue overpass on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The mural is the first public art project spearheaded by the New Bedford Public Art Committee, a group of artists and organizations established as an extension of the Mitchell Administration’s graffiti prevention program, Graffiti Free NB… read more
Superintendent Durkin convenes Teacher Advisory Groups to amplify teacher voice in district initiatives
New Bedford, MA – Superintendent Pia Durkin has established two new Teacher Advisory Groups (TAG) for the New Bedford Public Schools.
Dozens of teachers, some recommended by principals and others identified by Dr. Durkin herself, will serve on the two groups – one representing elementary and middle schools, and the other representing high schools… read more
Last weekend the City of New Bedford celebrated the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.
Read the Standard Times article detailing this milestone event… read more
Summer Sound Series Friday, August 8th, 6pm – 8pm Pier 3 Latino Beach Cultural Festival Saturday, August 9th & Sunday, August 10th Hazelwood Park Operation Clean Sweep Saturday, August 16th, 8:30am Veteran’s Transition House (Willis and Purchase St.)
NB Business Buzz: Ming Sushi
Are you craving sushi? Stop by Ming Sushi and enjoy a wide variety of fresh sushi and Japanese cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. Ming Sushi opened their doors are the beginning of July and is a fantastic new addition to the City of New Bedford.
Visit Ming Sushi for lunch or dinner at 774 Purchase Street or call for takeout at (508) 999-1113.
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