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Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, July 11

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes.  Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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City of New Bedford announces free live concerts on City Pier 3 for Summer Sound Series 2019

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the City will host the annual series of summer concerts on the New Bedford waterfront during July and August of this year. The Summer Sound Series will feature live musical entertainment on Pier 3 in Downtown New Bedford’s Seaport Cultural District. Residents […]

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Play in the Park and Summer Food Service Program offer free meals and activities for kids

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches Department will continue its annual Play in the Park and Summer Food Service programs to offer fun activities and healthy meals for kids ages 18 and under at 21 parks, playgrounds, and housing sites across the city free of charge. […]

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47th Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade is Saturday, July 6, 2019 starting at 11:00 a.m.

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The 47th Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at Buttonwood Park.   Please note the parade route as it has changed from last year’s route. The […]

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Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Friday, July 5

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes. Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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New Bedford announces Fourth of July Fireworks over New Bedford Harbor

New Bedford, Massachusetts– With thanks to sponsor Clean Uniforms and More!, the City of New Bedford announced the details of the City’s 2019 Independence Day fireworks display over New Bedford harbor. Clean Uniforms and More! contributed $25,000 to support the entire fireworks display to contribute to the city’s residents, as […]

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Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 27

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes.  Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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Altitude H2O plans to make a splash at New Bedford’s East Beach

Floating family entertainment destination on East Beach will open this summer   New Bedford, Massachusetts– In partnership with the New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches, Altitude Trampoline Park will be launching Altitude H2O, the largest floating aqua park obstacle course in Massachusetts, for its first summer.   To celebrate, Altitude […]

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More flights available from New Bedford Regional Airport for Summer 2019

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Bedford Regional Airport announced that long-time airline Cape Air has added to their Summer/Fall schedule, running from June 21 to October 15 of 2019. The Airport will see a total of five daily departures to the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Fridays will receive one […]

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NASA Astronaut Stephen G. Bowen to speak in New Bedford

New Bedford, Massachusetts– NASA Astronaut Stephen G. Bowen will speak at ‘A Universe of Stories’ at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, on Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. to kick off the New Bedford Free Public Library’s summer reading program. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The […]

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City of New Bedford to hold public hearing on consideration of new cable license

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The City of New Bedford, as issuing authority for a cable television license for the city, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Keith Middle School, 225 Hathaway Boulevard, as part of the consideration process for […]

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New Bedford begins preparations for 2020 Census

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell joined community leaders and key City departments to officially kick off preparations for the 2020 Census. The City of New Bedford, in a comprehensive effort to ensure the entire population of the City is accurately counted in the 2020 Census, has taken new steps […]

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