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Issue No. 012 | July 11, 2014 | New Bedford, Massachusetts

City of New Bedford

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City to Host Expanded Summer Sound Series on the Waterfront and Around Downtown

12-12014 Summer Sound Series Will Include Concerts on Pier 3, Lunchtime Jazz at Custom House Square, and Sidewalk Sounds on Front Street Plaza New Bedford, Massachusetts – Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced the City of New Bedford will again host the Summer Sound Series—a series of live summer concerts on the waterfront and around downtown. The 2014 Summer Sound Series will be expanded this year to feature concerts on not only on Pier 3, but also Sidewalk Sounds on Front Street Plaza and lunchtime jazz at Custom House Square. The Sound Series is presented by the City of New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing and the Harbor Development Commission… read more (PDF)


New Bedford looks to future as storied whaler returns

On June 26, 2014 The Boston Globe published an article about the Charles W. Morgan’s return to the City of New Bedford… read more

New Bedford Mayor Speaks Out on Federal Fisheries Law

New Bedford, Massachusetts- Mayor Jon Mitchell today spoke out on the topic of fisheries management at a special listening session in Gloucester, Massachusetts hosted by Congressman John Tierney and Congressman Peter DeFazio, the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Natural Resources. The House Committee on Natural Resources is working on a reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the primary law governing marine fisheries management in federal waters… read more (PDF)separator

Nothing Partisan about Renewing American Wind Power Incentives

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Virginia Mayor Will Sessoms co-wrote and submitted a joint op-ed piece to the U.S. Congress, which calls on them to summon bipartisan leadership and pass an offshore wind Investment Tax Credit… read more


Weekend Happenings


What's Happpening in New BedfordSummer Sound Series
Friday, July 11th, 6pm – 8pm
Pier 3

9th Annual Fishermen’s Tribute Fund Charity 5K Road Race/Walk
Sunday, July 20th, 9am
Fort Taber

True Bounce 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Friday, July 25th & Saturday, July 26th
Downtown New Bedford


NB Business Buzz: Hazuki Kitchen

Are you craving Japanese Cuisine? Visit Hazuki Kitchen and enjoy healthy appetizers, entrees, and sushi in a fast and friendly atmosphere.

Hazuki Kitchen celebrated their grand opening in April 2014 and are a great addition to the New Bedford Community. They are conveniently located near Buttonwood Park at 1028 Kempton Street.

Hazuki Kitchen is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am until 9pm and Sunday 12pm until 9pm.


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