New Bedford News

Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 27

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes.  Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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Altitude H2O plans to make a splash at New Bedford’s East Beach

Floating family entertainment destination on East Beach will open this summer   New Bedford, Massachusetts– In partnership with the New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches, Altitude Trampoline Park will be launching Altitude H2O, the largest floating aqua park obstacle course in Massachusetts, for its first summer.   To celebrate, Altitude […]

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More flights available from New Bedford Regional Airport for Summer 2019

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Bedford Regional Airport announced that long-time airline Cape Air has added to their Summer/Fall schedule, running from June 21 to October 15 of 2019. The Airport will see a total of five daily departures to the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Fridays will receive one […]

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NASA Astronaut Stephen G. Bowen to speak in New Bedford

New Bedford, Massachusetts– NASA Astronaut Stephen G. Bowen will speak at ‘A Universe of Stories’ at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, on Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. to kick off the New Bedford Free Public Library’s summer reading program. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The […]

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City of New Bedford to hold public hearing on consideration of new cable license

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The City of New Bedford, as issuing authority for a cable television license for the city, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Keith Middle School, 225 Hathaway Boulevard, as part of the consideration process for […]

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New Bedford begins preparations for 2020 Census

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell joined community leaders and key City departments to officially kick off preparations for the 2020 Census. The City of New Bedford, in a comprehensive effort to ensure the entire population of the City is accurately counted in the 2020 Census, has taken new steps […]

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Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 20

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes. Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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Friends of Hazelwood Park accepting donations for bowling greens

Anonymous donor will match up to $50,000   New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Friends of Hazelwood Park, partnering with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches, are excited to announce that an anonymous donor interested in the renovation of the park’s bowling greens will match up to $50,000 received in donations […]

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NB Resilient Community Day at Magnett Park

Saturday, June 15 – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Magnett Park – 370 Middle Street   New Bedford, Massachusetts– Come learn about New Bedford’s plan for climate action and resilience while enjoying activities, food trucks, music, games and more.   New Bedford launched NB Resilient, a plan to strengthen the […]

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City of New Bedford retains outside counsel to oppose Parallel Products proposal in Business Park

Click here for Mayor Jon Mitchell’s May 10, 2019 letter to MEPA  New Bedford, Massachusetts– The City of New Bedford has retained the Boston-based municipal law firm of KP Law, P.C. (formerly known as Kopelman & Paige) to oppose the proposal of Parallel Products to establish a glass/solid waste/biosolids processing […]

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City officials unveil major upgrades to downtown parking garage

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell and City officials announced significant upgrades to the Elm Street Garage, officially reopening the garage after renovations began in 2017.   The new renovation includes improvements to structural performance, security, lighting, and cosmetic changes to the lobby, stairs and elevator areas. New signage including […]

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Targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes planned in New Bedford for Thursday, June 13

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carrying mosquitoes.  Under the program, mosquito traps are […]

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