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Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

Film and Talk to Highlight the Bay Scallop

Bay scallops take center stage when the Dock-u-mentaries film series continues Friday, March 16th at 7 PM with What’s Cookin’ on the Cape? Cape Cod commercial shell fisherman Galon “Skip” Barlow, Jr. takes us from the ocean to the plate, providing tried and true methods for harvesting and cooking bay …

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2012 New Bedford Half Marathon

You’re bored and need something to do, so you take off from Downtown New Bedford and decide to head to Fall River.  It’s about thirteen miles so it’ll take you, oh, two hours. Two hours? What? Shouldn’t that take about ten minutes? The distance from New Bedford to Fall river …

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New Bedford Department of Veterans’ Services Relocates

The City of New Bedford Department of Veterans’ Services & Benefits has begun serving New Bedford veterans and their families from office space located at 181 Hillman Street, Building #3.  The office is in the same complex of government buildings as the recently opened Andrea McCoy Recreation Center. The new …

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Recycle That Phone Book!

Rather than throwing away last year’s phone book, recycle it in your blue bin designated for paper – along with newspapers, magazines, junk mail, paperboard (e.g. cereal boxes) and flattened cardboard.  Phone books can also be recycled at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station located at 1103 Shawmut Avenue. Every resident’s …

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Historical Park Continues Exploration Series

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park announces the next sessions in its Exploration Series.  On Thurs., March 8, AHA! Night, Waterfront Historic Area League (WHALE) Executive Director Lisa Bergson will offer a photographic presentation at 7:30 PM. She will discuss the vision of local residents, decades ago as well as …

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Voting in Super Tuesday’s Election

Super Tuesday in Massachusetts

New Bedford voters unable to travel to the polls for the election on Super Tuesday, March 6, 2012 will be able to cast their ballots on Saturday, March 3, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. at New Bedford City Hall, 133 William St., Room 114. In this Presidential Primary, voters will …

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New Bedford Connecting Activities Partnership Seeking Volunteers

Every school day 7,000 students become dropouts nationwide, that’s one every 26 seconds. The Greater New Bedford Connecting Activities Partnership needs volunteers to help address this crisis within the New Bedford area by delivering CHOICES, an interactive decision-making workshop that empowers teens to achieve academic success in pursuit of their …

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Ocean Explorium Names Rhonda Moniz Explorer in Residence

The Ocean Explorium now has an “Explorer in Residence.” A native of New Bedford, Rhonda Moniz is an underwater cinematographer, a diving safety officer and a pilot and engineer for Remotely- Operated Vehicles (ROV). Ms. Moniz is founder and Director of Operations for Benthic Exploration, a company specializing in marine …

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