Michael Silvia

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

The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 09 October 2014

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings. To solve this, …

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Two men attempt to rob Cumberland Farms with fake handgun

On Friday evening at approximately 10pm an attempted armed robbery took place at Cumberland Farms located at 775 Brock Ave. The 60 yr. old male clerk was not harmed. The clerk was confronted by two males who entered the business demanding money. One was carrying what appeared to be a …

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New Bedford detectives seize drugs and cash in north end apartment

On Friday evening at approximately 8:30pm members of the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at a Mitchell Street apartment on the first floor. The investigation was conducted by Detectives Julio Martinez and Jonathan Lagoa. Detectives seized $3,175 in cash, 86 grams of cocaine, 80 Oxycodone tablets, as well …

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New Bedford Schools to Celebrate International Walk & Bike to School Day

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, students at elementary schools throughout New Bedford including the Ellen R. Hathaway, Horatio Kempton, John A. Parker, Renaissance Community School for the Arts, Betsy B. Winslow Elementary Schools and Roosevelt Middle School among others, will celebrate  annual “International Walk/Bike to School Day (I-Walk).” The celebration …

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CRMC Dartmouth Bioenergy facility celebrates with ribbon cutting ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today at the Crapo Hill Landfill in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to mark the entry into commercial operation of the CRMC Bioenergy Facility, an anaerobic digestion project developed by Massachusetts-based CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation (“CRMC”) in cooperation with the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District …

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Artist Spotlight: Stryker Jeff

Here’s New Bedford Guide’s first local artist spotlight! I had a chance to meet Stryker Jeff at his artist space at 101 Rodney French Blvd. during New Bedford Open Studios from October 4-5, 2014. Want to get featured? Send us an email to Stryker’s Facebook page:

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Help Wanted: Principal Clerk Typist

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD PRINCIPAL CLERK TYPIST $14.16hr – $20.90hr TREASURER’S OFFICE Assists the Tax Title Attorney and Treasurer in the daily operations of the Tax Title section of the Treasurer’s Department; handles all bankruptcy petitions working closely with the Treasurer and the Solicitors Office; ensures activities are performed in …

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2014 Working Waterfront Festival Contests results are in!

The 2014 Working Waterfront Festival (September 27 & 28) featured a variety of competitions throughout the weekend. Participants competed in whaleboat and survival suit races; a tug boat muster; net mending, splicing, link squeezing, and scallop shucking contest; and a Seafood Throwdown. Each event showcased a variety of industry skills, …

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City Celebrates the Official Opening of River’s End Park

  New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches, the Department of Public Infrastructure and Mayor Jon Mitchell joined with members of the community to celebrate the addition of a beautiful new park located on River Road in New Bedford’s North End along the banks of the Acushnet River. “New Bedford is …

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