New Bedford to Observe Veterans Day 2022 with a Parade and Ceremony

New Bedford’s Veterans’ Advisory Board and the City of New Bedford are proud to announce the 2022 New Bedford Veterans Day Parade. The parade, which will take place on Friday, November 11, will form at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue and Union Street, in Buttonwood Park, beginning at about 10 […]

Mayor Mitchell Appoints Joshua Amaral as Director of the Office of Housing and Community Development

Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced his appointment of Joshua Amaral as the City’s Director of the Office of Housing and Community Development. Amaral has been the Assistant Executive Director of People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE) Inc. since September 2018. In this capacity, he has spearheaded the revitalization of PACE’s […]

City of New Bedford Upgrades Ambulance Fleet

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The City of New Bedford’s Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)has upgraded its ambulance fleet with the addition of four new, state-of-the-art ambulances. The new trucks will greatly enhance EMS’s ability to respond to the public’s emergency needs. The first ambulance, a 2021 Ford Osage, will […]

New Bedford Health Department to Host Forum on Health Disparities in the Region

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The New Bedford Health Department and the Health Equity Compact (HEC) will be hosting the Color of Care – Southeastern MA Health Equity Forum to discuss solutions to health disparities in our region.  The event will take place on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022, at the New […]

New Airport Terminal Gets Green Light

New Bedford, Massachusetts – New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Massachusetts State Representative Bill Straus have received a commitment for design and project funding for a new terminal and control tower for New Bedford Regional Airport from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. In June of this year, Mitchell and Straus hosted a […]

Shift In Strategy For Advanced Manufacturing Campus

Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Interest Rates Are Seen As Factors New Bedford, Massachusetts – In a shift in strategy, the City of New Bedford has begun outreach to the developer community to explore possible changes to the sale criteria required of prospective purchasers of the 100-acres of the municipally-owned Whaling City […]

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

New Bedford, Massachusetts – Free, walk-up COVID-19 clinics in New Bedford offer all CDC-approved vaccine doses and boosters, for adults and youth. Bringing your vaccination card when getting a booster shot is helpful, but not required. Clinics provided by Seven Hills Behavioral Health, unless otherwise marked. NOTE: The Seven Hills […]

City of New Bedford Issues Call for Artists for Cove Walk Artwork

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The City of New Bedford’s Department of City Planning, in collaboration with New Bedford Creative, announces a Call for Artists. The call is seeking artist proposals for temporary public artwork to be located at the entrance to the New Bedford Cove Walk (1087 Cove Road) in […]

Early Voting for State Election Begins Saturday, Oct. 22nd at Main Library Downtown

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The New Bedford Election Commission has announced that Early Voting for the 2022 state election will be held at the New Bedford Main Library, 613 Pleasant Street, from Saturday, October 22 through Friday, November 4. Any voter who wishes to cast their ballot in person prior […]

Deadline to Register to Vote in State Election October 29

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The New Bedford Board of Election Commissioners has announced that Saturday, October 29, 2022, 5 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote for the state election in the Election Commission Office, room 114, City Hall. The state election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, […]