Press Releases – 2019

May 17, 2019 Nomination papers available for 2019 municipal election
May 14. 2019 City of New Bedford launches online dashboard, NBCompass
May 09, 2019 Massachusetts Department of Public Health brings Positive Tracks program to New Bedford youth
May 09, 2019 Mayor Jon Mitchell presents Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal
May 06, 2019 Local workforce board responds to nursing home facility closings in Greater New Bedford
May 03, 2019 Rainwater collection barrels available at discounted rate for New Bedford residents
May 01, 2019 City of New Bedford maintains favorable bond rating
April 26, 2019 New Bedford celebrates Community Development Week
April 25, 2019 Upgraded Buttonwood Senior Center officially reopened
April 23, 2019 Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold April Neighborhood Office Hours at Adriana’s
April 23, 2019 New Bedford Veterans’ Advisory Board to hold ceremony honoring U.S. soldiers, sailors lost in WWII’s Exercise Tiger
April 18, 2019 New Bedford Community Preservation Committee selects projects for recommended funding
April 12, 2019 New Bedford is ready for ArtWeek 2019
April 10, 2019 New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches and New Bedford Science Cafe to offer free hands-on science family event during April School Vacation
April 5, 2019 Ongoing work at High Hill Reservoir may cause temporarily discolored water for some residents
April 4, 2019 Deadline announced for prospective recreational marijuana businesses
April 4, 2019 New Bedford receives national budget award for third consecutive year
April 1, 2019 New Bedford to begin annual street sweeping program
March 29, 2019 City officials honor life of longtime public servant and former City Solicitor Arthur J. Caron Jr.
March 29, 2019 Port of New Bedford generates $11.1 billion in economic value

Economic Impact Study of the New Bedford / Fairhaven Harbor

March 22, 2019 Mayors: Schools failing to meet constitutional requirement to provide adequate education opportunities
March 12, 2019 New Bedford Health Department prepares for Public Health Accreditation
March 12, 2019 New Bedford ready to host 42nd annual Half Marathon
Half Marathon Route 2019
March 01, 2019 City of New Bedford prepares for winter storm
February 05, 2019 New Bedford awarded federal homeless assistance funds
February 05, 2019 New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches now enrolling students for annual February and April Staycation Fun Weeks
February 04, 2019 Kruger appointed acting Deputy Fire Chief
January 28, 2019 City to conduct annual Point-in-Time Count for 2019
January 25, 2019 Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold January Neighborhood Office Hours at Me & Ed’s
January 18, 2019 Final Personnel Department Report on Beams Intended for Ernestina
January 04, 2019 New Bedford residents invited to attend public meetings on U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development federal funding for Fiscal Year 2019
January 14, 2019 New Bedford’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Remembrance Celebration
January 16, 2019 New and renewal applications available for 2019 for Captain Jack Peterson Dog Park