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NBEDC Client, Adega Restaurant Enlivening Rivet Street!

Looking For Something New And Hip? Get To Adega, Restaurant & Wine Bar Reprinted from SoCo™ Magazine, July 2006 “From Saloons to Salons” I’m going to write this review in the reverse order of events as they occurred. The reason being, under normal circumstances, I thought the chef/owner would have greeted me and my guest […]

New Bedford Celebrates Small Business Success!

Six New Bedford businesses were awarded for their success at the New Bedford Economic Development Council Third Annual Small Business Awards Dinner the held September 27 at the Hawthorne Country Club. “We consider the annual awards dinner as a kind of graduation ceremony. The owners of these businesses have successfully embarked on the next step–the […]

Route 18 Redesign Project Back On Track!

The redesign of Route 18 has been studied from the days prior to the completion of the new roadway in the 1970s. In January 2006 Mayor Scott W. Lang formed a project team to kick-start the long-stalled project. This project team is made up of staff from key city departments, Waterfront Historic Area League (WHALE), […]

From Nickels & Dimes to the Federal Reserve

Forty-one children from the YMCA summer day camp participated in the Savings Makes Cents Program implemented as part of the NBEDC Community Outreach program with the help of Downtown New Bedford Inc, Citizens Union Savings Bank, Community Development, and the Economic Stabilization Trust. YMCA Executive Director Michelle Rodericks and Youth Director Maxine Hebert, lead the […]

Come to the City’s first Chowder Fest!

Come, participate in the First Annual New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival By Kevin T. Pelland- Chairman, Downtown New Bedford, Inc. By now word has probably reached you about Downtown New Bedford, Inc.’s efforts to put together a first class annual chowder festival in the center of the city. This will be no ordinary event. It […]

Lang’s Plea Helps Keep NuTex Afloat

Textile firm’s bankruptcy protection extended By AARON NICODEMUS, Standard-Times staff writer Reprinted from the Standard-Times, September 12, 2006 NEW BEDFORD — A small textile company in the city’s South End has staved off a shutdown — at least until November — thanks to the intervention of the city and Mayor Scott W. Lang. Since 1982, […]

World Renown Design Firm Makes New Bedford Its Home

C. Raymond Hunt Associates, one of the most widely recognized and respected names in naval architecture, has located its Design Office in the historic district in downtown New Bedford. “We are delighted to be in New Bedford. The city has tremendous history and a wonderful future ahead, and we’re excited to be a part of […]

Subaru Shoots Commercial in New Bedford

International Commercial filmed in New Bedford Subaru Shoots Commercial in New Bedford We know we have a beautiful city, so it is gratifying when this fact is affirmed by multinational corporations. Film scouts for Subaru International recently contacted the City of New Bedford to request the use of our picturesque cobblestone streets and historic buildings […]

New York Times Highlights New Bedford as Tourist Destination

36 Hours in New Bedford, Mass. New York Times, May 26, 2006. Written By Paul Schneider A LOT of time and tide has come and gone since the days when New Bedford was, as Melville wrote in “Moby-Dick,” “the dearest place to live in, in all New England.” The whaling business that cobbled the historic […]

Business Park Featured in Bankers & Tradesman

Business Park Grows Into 21st Century Bankers & Tradesman, week of July 17, 2006 New Bedford Property Has Seen Considerable Changes Since Industrial Foundation’s Campaign Began in 1998. Despite approaching its 50th anniversary, the New Bedford Business Park displays more elements of the new millennium these days than of the old. “We don’t have any […]