Celebrate the Holidays in New Bedford

Highlights Include Downtown Holiday Stroll on Dec. 2, Downtown Tree Lighting on Dec. 9, and Clasky Common Tree Lighting on Dec. 10 New Bedford, MA – Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the City’s holiday season will kick off on Saturday, Dec. 2, with Downtown New Bedford’s Holiday Stroll and continue the […]

Health Department Makes Available Seasonal Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines

New Bedford, MA – The New Bedford Health Department is making influenza (flu) and COVID-19 vaccines available ahead of the holiday season. Everyone 6 months and older is eligible for an updated 2023-24 COVID-19 vaccine and a seasonal flu vaccine. Contact the Health Department at 508-991-6199 to make an appointment […]

City Moves Forward with Monument to Vets of Post 9/11 Conflicts

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The City of New Bedford has taken an important step forward in its effort to establish a monument honoring veterans of post-9/11 conflicts, announcing this week its selection of Martha Schwartz Partners (MSP) to provide design and construction management services for the project. The monument will recognize […]

New Bedford to Observe Veterans Day 2023

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The New Bedford’s Veterans’ Advisory Board and the City of New Bedford are proud to announce the 2023 New Bedford Veterans Day Parade. The parade, which will take place on Saturday, November 11, will form at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue and Union Street, in Buttonwood […]

City Receives National Award for Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association Recognizes City for 10th Consecutive Time New Bedford, MA – An organization of municipal finance experts is giving the City high honors. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the preeminent association of government finance professionals in the U.S. and Canada, recently announced that the City of […]

City Moves Forward With Design of Pulaski Park, Traffic Relief at Braley Road

$250,000 allocated to design of new entrance, playground, other amenities New Bedford, MA – The City of New Bedford is committing $250,000 towards the redesign of Pulaski Park in the North End.  The redesign will include a new playground and a new entrance on Acushnet Avenue which will provide additional […]

City Receives $11.4 Million to Replace Lead Service Lines, Upgrade Wastewater System

New Bedford, MA – The City of New Bedford received $11.4 million in loan forgiveness funds from the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust, in partnership with the State Treasurer and Receiver General, for the City’s lead service replacement program and wastewater collection system improvements. The funding comes from the American Rescue […]

Major Improvements for Buttonwood Water Quality

City, State, Federal Officials Gather to Kick Off Environmental Enhancement Project to Reduce Pollution in Buttonwood Brook, Pond New Bedford, MA – Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the City, along with local, state, and federal partners, is launching a major effort to improve water quality in Buttonwood Brook and Pond. […]

New Bedford Welcomes First-of-its-Kind Cannery to the Port

New Bedford, MA – Mayor Jon Mitchell, elected officials, and Island Creek Oysters, Inc. (ICO), an aquaculture farm based in Duxbury, Massachusetts, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 31st to announce the opening of the Island Creek Cannery, a first-of-its-kind cannery on the East Coast. The 10,000 sq. foot […]

Absentee, Mail-In Ballots for Municipal Election Now Available

New Bedford, MA – The Board of Election Commissioners advises the public that absentee/mail-in ballots for the Municipal Election are now available.  Any voter can request to receive a ballot by mail, can vote absentee in the Election office during regular business hours, or can Vote Early in person. The […]

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