Press Releases – 2022

June 24, 2022 New Bedford to hold Independence Day Fireworks Over New Bedford Harbor on July 4
June 23, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces $11.2 Million for New Housing Developments
June 10, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites: June 14 – 26
June 10, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: June 14 – 26
June 9, 2022 City Announces 2022 Summer Sound Series
June 2, 2022 City Announces 2022 Point-in-Time Data
May 27, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites
May 27, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
May 27, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces New Grant Opportunities For Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs
May 27, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces Long-Term Lease for PACE at Greene School
May 18, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Presents Fiscal Year 2023 Budget
May 13, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites: May 15-26
May 13, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: May 14-27
May 13, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces New Grant Opportunities For Local Artists and Arts Groups
May 12, 2022 Mayor Announces Community Development Funding in Draft Action Plan
May 10, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces Program Supporting Capital Improvements for Privately Owned Cultural Facilities
May 9, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces Expansion of Enhanced Façade Program for Local Businesses
April 29, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
April 29, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites
April 27, 2022 Mayor Focuses on Growth and Opportunity in Forward-Looking State of the City Address
April 25, 2022 Advanced Manufacturing Campus Moves Forward
April 22, 2022 City Requesting Responses for Small Business Assistance Program
April 15, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites
April 15, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
April 15, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces Construction Funds for Nonprofit Childcare Facilities
April 11, 2022 City Announces Second Round of Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution
April 5, 2022 City Suspends Enforcement of Paid Parking at Pope’s Island
April 1, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces ARPA-Funded Housing Expansion Initiative
March 31, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites: March 31 – April 14
March 31, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: April 1 – April 15
March 29, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Announces First ARPA Investments
March 18, 2022 New Bedford ready to host the 2022 annual Half Marathon
March 16, 2022 City Wins Federal Homeless Assistance Funds
March 14, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Files Bill to Reform the Selection Process for Fire Department Leadership
March 11, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites
March 11, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
March 2, 2022 New Bedford Community Preservation Committee recommends 16 projects for FY22 Community Preservation Act funding
February 28, 2022 City Suspends COVID Vaccination/Testing Policy For Municipal Employees
February 25, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Test Sites
February 25, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
February 25, 2022 Michael Thomas Appointed EMS Director
February 25, 2022 John Costa Appointed Director of Management Information Systems (MIS)
February 11, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites
February 11, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
February 9, 2022 New Bedford receives national budget award for sixth consecutive year
February 8, 2022 Mayor Jon Mitchell Statement Following Withdrawal of Innovators Charter School Proposal
February 4, 2022 Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
February 4, 2022 Eric Jaikes Appointed City Solicitor
January 30, 2022 New Bedford Cleans Up After Blizzard
January 28, 2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Canceled Jan. 29-30 Due to Storm; Could Resume Monday, Pending Conditions
January 25, 2022 New Bedford Prepares for Blizzard
January 25, 2022 Mayor Mitchell Takes Action Against Former Acting Fire Chief Coderre
January 21, 2022 Local COVID-19 Testing Sites Resume Regular Schedules After Winter Storms, Holiday
January 21, 2022 Boosters Vital as City Sees More Than 360 COVID-19 Cases per Day, Test Positivity Near 30 Percent
January 19, 2022 Fire Department Awarded $50,000 State Grant for Water Rescue Suits, Equipment
January 13, 2022 Health Dept: Never too Late to Get COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters Crucial
January 13, 2022 COVID-19 Testing on Monday Holiday: Airport Open, South End Fire Station Closed
January 13, 2022 Nation’s Leading Fishing Port Reacts To Federal Announcement of Offshore Wind Leasing In New York Waters
January 12, 2022 City’s FY 2020 Financial Report Awarded for Excellence
January 11, 2022 Public Forums to Focus on Local Housing, Annual Action Plan for Federal Funding
January 10, 2022 State Cancels COVID-19 Testing on Tuesday, Jan. 11, Due to Frigid Forecast
January 6, 2022 New Bedford Prepares for Winter Storm
January 6, 2022 Kruger Appointed New Bedford Fire Chief
January 6, 2022 COVID-19 Testing at South End Fire Station Canceled Friday, Jan. 7, Due to Storm