All New Bedford beaches reopened to swimming

Water quality has returned to a level safe for swimming to resume New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department has announced all of New Bedford’s beaches have been reopened for swimming today, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Testing was conducted and the results of water samples collected from all municipal […]

EEE detected in latest mosquito samples at New Bedford Business Park

Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Friday, July 26   New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the New Bedford Health Department of the finding of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in samples obtained in the area of the New Bedford Business […]

New Bedford beaches closed to swimming today

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department has announced the city’s beaches have closed to swimming today, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, due to elevated bacteria levels. The Health Department has closed all of the city’s beaches sections to swimming to protect public health, after yesterday’s heavy rainfall and subsequent […]

Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold July Neighborhood Office Hours at Celia’s Restaurant

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Mitchell will hold neighborhood office hours for the month of July on Thursday, July 25, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Celia’s Restaurant, 700 Kempton Street.   Mayor Mitchell announced he would set aside time each month to hold office hours in city neighborhoods so that […]

New Bedford launches NewBedfordCreative.org

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Arts and Culture in New Bedford has a new address. It can be found at NewBedfordCreative.org. Both purveyors of creativity and patrons of the arts are encouraged to log on to NewBedfordCreative.org. It is designed to be active and dynamic – a reflection of the fact that […]

Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, July 18

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes.  Under the program, mosquito traps are […]