Press Releases – 2018

June 20, 2018 Group to develop Strategic Plan to guide New Bedford Regional Airport
June 19, 2018 Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 21, 2018
June 19, 2018 New Bedford designated an Age-Friendly Community
June 13, 2018 City of New Bedford and yoga/ meditation trainer invite residents to ‘Meditate in the Park’ on Fridays June 15 through August 17
June 12, 2018 Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 14, 2018
June 8, 2018 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season is June through November
May 30, 2018 New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Port Authority to present free seafood cooking demonstrations and classes
May 29, 2018 Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold  May Neighborhood Office Hours at Mi Antojo
May 23, 2018 Statement of New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell on offshore wind projects announced today
May 23, 2018 Memorial Day weekend events planned to remember New Bedford veterans
May 22, 2018 Hundreds of Roosevelt Middle School students to participate in South End volunteer cleanup Wednesday
May 21, 2018 New Bedford Community Preservation Committee selects projects for funding
May 17, 2018 New Bedford offers free parking on Union Street, surrounding streets while road improvement work continues
May 16, 2018 New Bedford to hold tourism summit on Tuesday, May 22
May 09, 2018 Mayor Jon Mitchell presents Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal
May 09, 2018 Mayor Jon Mitchell represents New Bedford at National Mayors’ Institute on Opioids
May 04, 2018 New Bedford’s Captain Jack Peterson Memorial Dog Park opens
April 25, 2018 New Bedford plans street sweeping program for May and June; August and September
April 24, 2018 New Bedford Seaport Cultural District debuts free events for statewide ArtWeek – April 27 through May 6 in New Bedford
April 24, 2018 New Bedford public beach parking passes available Monday, April 30
April 18, 2018 Statement of New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell before the NEFMC
April 18, 2018 New Bedford Veterans’ Advisory Board to hold ceremony honoring U.S. soldiers, sailors lost in WWII’s Exercise Tiger
April 17, 2018 Rainwater collection barrels available at discounted rate for New Bedford residents
April 13, 2018 Buttonwood Pond welcomes swan paddleboats
April 13, 2018 Christina Connelly named as Chief Operating Officer
April 12, 2018 New Bedford launches bike share program
March 27, 2018 New Bedford Recreation Center now enrolling students in April Staycation Fun week
March 26, 2018 Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold March Neighborhood Office Hours at G & S Pizza
March 22, 2018 New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches now accepting applications for summer jobs
March 21, 2018 Citywide parking ban lifted as of 6:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018
March 20, 2018 Winter Storm Warning in effect for New Bedford beginning Wednesday, March 21
March 15, 2018 New Bedford ready to host 41st Annual Half Marathon
Half Marathon Course
March 14, 2018 City Offices to reopen Wednesday, parking ban will be lifted at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday; New Bedford Schools remain closed
March 12, 2018 City of New Bedford prepares for major winter storm
February 26, 2018 New Bedford seeks community input for parking study of downtown and waterfront areas
February 23, 2018 New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches now accepting applications for Kennedy Summer Day Program
February 15, 2018 City Residents asked to complete survey regarding their Cable TV service
February 14, 2018 Members of Police and Fire departments honored for their valor in responding to January fire
February 13, 2018 Andrea McCoy Recreation Center now enrolling students for annual February Staycation Fun Week
February 09, 2018 Zeiterion hosts Mayor’s Classic Movie Series – Free Admission to March and April showings of classic films
February 09, 2018 Community Preservation Committee to consider funding for 2018 projects at final public hearing
February 05, 2018 Community Preservation Committee seeks public input to consider funding for 2018 projects
January 31, 2018 New Bedford marks Black History Month 2018, and the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass
January 26, 2018 New Bedford Fire Department awarded two fire safety education grants aimed at youth and seniors
January 26, 2018 Mayor Jon Mitchell to Hold January Neighborhood Office Hours at Casa da Saudade Library
January 24, 2018 City residents can now use BayCoast Bank Interactive Teller Machines (ITMs) for utility, real estate, personal property, excise taxes
January 23, 2018 City to conduct annual Point-in-Time Count for 2018
January 09, 2018 New Bedford’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Remembrance Celebration
January 05, 2018 New Bedford Residents Invited to Attend Public Meetings on U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Federal Funding for Fiscal Year 2018
Community Forums
January 05, 2018 Mayor Mitchell and City Councillors move to strengthen housing and sanitation codes to better neighborhoods
January 03, 2018 City of New Bedford prepares for blizzard on Thursday, January 4
January 03, 2018 Mayor Mitchell and Councillors Push To Rein In Employee Health Insurance “Budget Buster”
Employee Healthcare Costs Putting Pressure on City Budget & Tax Bills
January 02, 2018 Mayor Mitchell, Chief Cordeiro, and city officials announce major new investment in public safety

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