Memorial Day Weekend Events Planned to Honor New Bedford Veterans

NEW BEDFORD – Several events are planned throughout the City this Memorial Day weekend to honor the courageous men and women who lost their lives serving the United States. This weekend’s events include: Saturday, May 25 9 a.m. at Rural Cemetery, 149 Dartmouth St. The Greater New Bedford Civil War […]

Installation of Air Quality Monitoring Network Begins Across New Bedford

Data Will Guide Clean Energy Transition to Bring Cleaner Air to City NEW BEDFORD – A new system of air quality monitors is being installed across the City to inform residents and guide decision-makers on public policy and equitable health outcomes. Air quality sensors have been installed at five locations […]

Mayor Mitchell Presents Fiscal Year 2025 Budget

NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his Fiscal Year 2025 City Budget to the New Bedford City Council on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. The Fiscal Year 2025 City Budget totals $536.3 million, of which the General Fund is the largest component at $478.7 million. A Careful, Conservative Spending Blueprint […]

City Launches State-of-the-Art Property Mapping Tool

New Geographical Information System Available On City’s Website NEW BEDFORD – A state-of-the-art digital mapping and property information tool is now available on the City’s website. The new application, powered by AxisGIS and CAI Technologies, enhances the traditional parcel lookup system into a graphic interface with more detail, data, and […]

EMT Training Academy Debuts in New Bedford

180-Hour Course Prepares Students for State Certification, Rewarding Career with New Bedford Emergency Medical Services NEW BEDFORD – The next generation of emergency medical technicians are preparing for a career serving the residents of New Bedford. Four cadets are enrolled in the inaugural class of the New Bedford EMT Training […]

New State-of-the-Art Athletic Field Will Be Home to New Bedford High Field Hockey, Lacrosse Teams

Addition of Turf Field is Latest in Long Line of Improvements to Athletic Facilities NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell, Supt. Andrew O’Leary, School Committee Members and City Councilors officially opened the new state-of-the-art turf athletic field at New Bedford High School on Tuesday morning. The new field is the […]

Traditional Senior Center Returning to Buttonwood

Adult Social Day Care Services Shifting Back to Brooklawn and Hazelwood NEW BEDFORD – Buttonwood Park will once again be home to a traditional senior center. The New Bedford Council on Aging is shifting Adult Social Day Care services from Buttonwood Park to the Brooklawn Community Center in the North […]

City Reminds Residents of Adopt-a-Tree Program

NEW BEDFORD – The City of New Bedford would like to remind residents of its Adopt-a-Tree program. The program, which kicked off in 2014 under Mayor Mitchell’s administration, invites residents to make a $150 contribution to the City of New Bedford which enables the Department of Public Infrastructure (DPI) to […]

Veterans’ Advisory Board to Host Ceremony Honoring U.S. Soldiers, Sailors Lost in WWII’s Exercise Tiger

Memorial Ceremony is Sunday, April 28, 1 p.m. at Fort Taber; State Secretary of Veterans Services Jon Santiago to Participate NEW BEDFORD – The City Veterans’ Advisory Board will honor the 749 United States sailors and soldiers who lost their lives during the devastating April 28, 1944 attack on the […]

New Position to Facilitate Innovation and Improvement

‘Chief of Innovation and Policy Development’ Will Drive Technology and Policy Improvements for Better Municipal Services NEW BEDFORD – The City of New Bedford is creating a new position that will drive innovation and reforms across City government. The Chief of Innovation and Policy Development will be a senior-level position […]

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