Vaccines available this week in New Bedford, with no appointment needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts– COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for this week and weekend in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at the walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card. Thursday, July 29: America’s Market, 1502 Acushnet Avenue – 11:00 am. […]

City of New Bedford launches website, survey for public input on ARPA funding

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell announced on Friday, July 23, 2021, that the City of New Bedford has launched a website, along with a public survey, to solicit input from city residents and organizations about the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funds awarded to the City. On […]

New Summer Fun At West Beach

City offers kayak & paddleboard rentals from newly renovated boathouse Community Boating Center provides affordable access under partnership with City New Bedford, Massachusetts–Mayor Jon Mitchell, Andy Herlihy, Executive Director of the Community Boating Center, and other officials gathered today to celebrate a new recreational opportunity at the city’s West Beach […]

City and private partners announce major redevelopment at waterfront power plant site

New Bedford, Massachusetts–The Port of New Bedford will nearly double its capacity to stage offshore wind energy projects, as well as add new opportunities for seafood offloading at the site of the decommissioned Cannon Street Power Station in the City’s central waterfront. The sprawling, strategically located 29-acre site had been […]

Vaccine clinics planned throughout July in New Bedford, with no appointment needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Vaccine clinics are planned through the month of July in New Bedford, with no appointment needed, some of more than 40 clinics in the city this month. No appointment is needed at the walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 […]

Fort Taber Park and New Bedford beaches closed Friday, July 9 due to tropical storm warning

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Fort Taber Park and New Bedford’s beaches will be closed on Friday, July 9 due to the Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the Greater New Bedford area. Rain along with winds of 8 to 13 miles per hour, with wind gusts as high as 43 miles […]

New Bedford Independence Day fireworks postponed until Monday, July 5 at 9:00 p.m.

New Bedford, Massachusetts– New Bedford’s Independence Day fireworks over New Bedford Harbor have been postponed and are now planned for Monday, July 5 at 9:00 p.m., due to the forecast of inclement weather this weekend. The fireworks had initially been planned for Saturday, July 3. The fireworks are made possible […]

Vaccines available this weekend in New Bedford, with no appointment needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts– COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for this week and weekend in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at the walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card. • Market Basket, 122 Sawyer Street – Friday, July 2 from […]

Justin Poulsen selected as Executive Director of New Bedford Port Authority

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Justin Poulsen, an experienced maritime professional with significant experience in maritime transportation, logistics, and economic development, has been selected as the next Executive Director of the New Bedford Port Authority. Poulsen was selected by the Port Authority commission from among a pool of more than 75 applicants. […]

New Bedford Independence Day fireworks over New Bedford Harbor on July 3

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Thanks to the sponsorship of Hawthorn Medical Associates and BayCoast Bank, the City of New Bedford announced the details of the City’s 2021 Independence Day fireworks display over New Bedford Harbor. Lead sponsor Hawthorn Medical Associates contributed $9,000 and co-sponsor BayCoast Bank contributed $7,500 to support the […]

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