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Patio Areas and Cobblestones Coming to Lower Union Street

The City of New Bedford is readying for a streetscape improvement project along the last block of Union Street that will include the installation of wide patio-style sidewalks and the replacement of the asphalt street surface with cobblestones. The improvements follow the recent completion of the Route 18/ JFK Boulevard …

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Reopens to Visitors

The Visitor Center and other National Park Service facilities in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park re-open to visitors today. These have been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. Museums, historical sites, and businesses in the park continue to remain open according to their regular schedules. “America’s 401 national …

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Neighborhoods United chooses new leadership

Change is in the wind for the umbrella neighborhood organization founded by long time neighborhood advocates Suzanne Braga and Loretta Bourque. Neighborhoods United has been the premiere group of neighborhood leaders since its inception over twenty years ago. Chairs of the various neighborhood groups throughout the city meet regularly to …

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Bishop Stang’s First 50th Reunion; Events to Follow

Bishop Stang High School, a diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school located on the Southcoast, has announced today its 50th anniversary celebration of its first graduating class on Columbus Day weekend (October 11-13, 2013). Weekend long events culminate with a trip of classmates exploring Iceland. “The Class of 1963 is very …

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New Bedford Homeownership Opportunities

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell announced today that the City of New Bedford Office of Housing and Community Development, MassHousing and six local lenders are collaborating to promote homeownership opportunities in New Bedford with a mortgage product, “Buy New Bedford” for those that are purchasing or refinancing a property in …

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New Bedford Whaling Museum remains OPEN during shutdown

The New Bedford Whaling Museum remains open during the federal government shutdown. Separate and independent of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the New Bedford Whaling Museum is a nonprofit institution governed by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society. Hours of operation: April 1 through October 31: Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday through Sunday). Open until 8:00 p.m. every second Thursday of the month.November 1 through March 31: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to …

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