Press Releases – 2020


April 01, 2020 Mayor Mitchell and Board of Health order strong public health measures at senior living facilities, nursing homes and lodging houses
March 30, 2020 New Bedford to begin annual street sweeping program
March 20, 2020 New Bedford will continue to serve residents while City facilities remain closed to public access; personal care businesses including salons must close Monday, March 23
March 17, 2020 City facilities will close to public access from Tuesday, March 17 through at least Sunday, March 22
March 13, 2020 Mayor Jon Mitchell updates the public on New Bedford’s response to COVID-19
March 12, 2020 New Bedford Counts: City launches 2020 Census effort
March 10, 2020 Statement regarding the New Bedford Half Marathon
March 03, 2020 New Bedford Health Department provides information on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
February 27, 2020 Applications for youth program, summer jobs available
February 25, 2020 Free hands-on astronomy family event at Low Tide Yacht Club
February 25, 2020 Statement on Gracia settlement
February 11, 2020 U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development awards homelessness assistance funding
February 07, 2020 Statement on Elimination of Fire Department Blackout Policy
February 07, 2020 Voter registration deadline is February 12; Early voting available the week of February 24
January 30, 2020 Absentee ballots now available for presidential primary election
January 29, 2020 City Files with state its objections to Parallel Products project
January 24, 2020 Mayor Jon Mitchell to hold January Neighborhood Office Hours at Rua’s West End Pizzeria
January 14, 2020 New Bedford’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Remembrance Celebration
January 07, 2020 New Bedford Community Preservation Act applications to be presented at public meetings