Press Releases – 2024

July 17, 2024 Polling Location Changes for Precincts C and D in Ward 3
July 10, 2024 Mayor Extends Police Chief’s Contract
June 29, 2024 New Bedford Honors Iconic Musical Group Tavares
June 26, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Announces July 4th Fireworks Show
June 25, 2024 Mayor Mitchell, Community Economic Development Center Break Ground on Capitol Theater Transformation
June 24, 2024 City Utilizing Federal ARPA Funds to Expand First-Time Homebuyer Program
June 17, 2024 City Offices and Facilities Closed Wednesday, June 19 as New Bedford Observes Juneteenth
June 14, 2024 Ashley Park Basketball Court Dedicated to Thomas Barao
June 10, 2024 Mayor, Officials Celebrate Reimagined Ashley Park
June 6, 2024 New Bedford Community Preservation Committee Holding Public Hearing June 11 at Downtown Library
June 5, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Announces 2024 Mayor’s List
June 4, 2024 June 2024 Summer Sound Series Kicks Off June 28
June 3, 2024 Weekly Targeted Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes to Begin June 6, Continue Through September
May 30, 2024 New Bedford Oysterfest is City’s Newest Summer Celebration
May 29, 2024 City Upgrading Elections Procedures
May 21, 2024 Memorial Day Weekend Events Planned To Honor New Bedford Veterans
May 17, 2024 Installation of Air Quality Monitoring Network Begins Across New Bedford
May 16, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Presents Fiscal Year 2025 Budget
May 6, 2024 City Launches State-of-the-Art Property Mapping Tool
May 3, 2024 EMT Training Academy Debuts in New Bedford
April 26, 2024 City Reminds Residents of Adopt-a-Tree Program
April 25, 2024 Veterans’ Advisory Board to Host Ceremony Honoring U.S. Soldiers, Sailors Lost in WWII’s Exercise Tiger
April 24, 2024 New Position to Facilitate Innovation and Improvement
April 19, 2024 Mayor Mitchell to Hold Office Hours
April 16, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Advocates for Scallop Industry
April 12, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Leads Group of U.S. Mayors to Israel
March 28. 2024 New Bedford Reacts to Offshore Wind Bids
March 27, 2024 S&P Cites New Bedford’s ‘Very Strong Management’ in Affirming City’s Bond Rating
March 22, 2024 New Bedford Community Preservation Committee Recommends 21 Projects for FY24 CPA Funding
March 21, 2024 Mobile Library Hits City Streets
March 20, 2024 City Launches ‘Explore New Bedford’
March 14, 2024 New Bedford to host 45th Annual Half Marathon
March 13, 2024 Beach Parking Passes Available Starting March 25
March 8, 2024 Mayor, Officials Kick Off Construction on Buttonwood Park Zoo Expansion
February 28, 2024 Applications Available for Nonprofits Seeking to Waive Greens Fees for Tournaments at Whaling City Golf Course
February 21, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Proposes Recall Process for Elected Officers
February 12, 2024 New Bedford Prepares for Winter Storm
February 6, 2024 City Awarded Federal Homelessness Funds
February 5, 2024 Early Voting for Presidential Primary Begins Feb. 24
February 2, 2024 City Seeking Public Input on South End Monument Honoring Veterans of Post 9/11 Conflicts
January 26, 2024 Absentee, Mail-In Ballots Available for Presidential Primary
January 22, 2024 Mayor Mitchell to Hold Office Hours
January 16, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Proposes Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Absentee Landlords
January 10, 2024 City’s Annual Dr. King Program to be Held Sunday
January 8, 2024 Harbor Walk, Cove Walk, Fort Taber to Close Tuesday Due to Expected High Winds
January 8, 2024 Mayor Mitchell Proposes Repeal of Residency Requirement
January 5, 2024 Holy Family Revitalized into New Housing Development
January 4, 2024 City Launches Process to Build Melville Statue
January 1, 2024 Mayor Jon Mitchell Delivers Inaugural Address