Press Releases – 2021

April 8, 2021

Chief Joseph Cordeiro announces retirement from New Bedford Police Department

April 1, 2021

New Bedford to begin annual street sweeping program

March 31, 2021

New Bedford establishes waterfront vaccination center for essential seafood industry workers

March 5, 2021

Nursing home, senior living visitation allowed in New Bedford due to vaccination of residents, rescinding earlier restriction on visits

February 11, 2021 City of New Bedford provides update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts; access to vaccine supplies remains a challenge
February 9, 2021 Property revitalized by City, PACE YouthBuild sold to first-time homebuyer through lottery
February 1, 2021 Citywide parking ban lifted as of 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 1
January 31, 2021 Winter Storm Warning in effect for New Bedford beginning Monday, February 1
January 19, 2021 New Bedford regional surge care center for COVID-19 opens
January 11, 2021 New Bedford first responders receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine
January 7, 2021 City and Police Department will adopt recommendations of Commission on Police Use of Force Policies
January 6, 2021 New Bedford launches NB Resilient, city’s climate action and resilience plan
January 4, 2021 Mayor Mitchell announces reopening of regional surge care center for COVID-19