What $75K could mean to New Bedford High School art…

New Bedford High School is a semi-finalist in the #VansCustomCulture shoe design contest. You can support the school by voting for their entry once a day through May 3 AT THIS LINK. Feel free to share this link with social media followers, too! According to their website, “Vans Custom Culture was created to inspire and […]

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New Bedford High semi-finalist for Vans Custom Shoe Contest

New Bedford High School has been chosen as a semi-finalist for the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Customization Contest.   Students had to design two pairs of shoes around the themes of “Local Flavor” and “Off the Wall.” The grand prize includes $75,000 for the art department at NBHS – and you can help them get […]

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Back to school

“So disappointing.” “What is the stupid reason for denying the sale?” “Ridiculous.” “Pathetic.” “It’s an election year, and they are worried about pissing off the 24 voters in the neighborhood.” “This is baffling to me.” Those are just some of the public reaction comments to the 5-4 vote by City Council members to deny the […]

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It’s Haskell Public Gardens Season

Haskell Public Gardens off Shawmut Avenue in New Bedford is the city’s not-so-hidden gem. In fact, with volunteer planting days, plant sales, children’s events and public art shows, it’s become a terrific destination in Ward 3 – #NBW3. As Spring teases, join Kristin McCullin, Haskell Horticulturist, for a guided tour around the property this Saturday, […]

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Another chance for redemption in the north end

The opportunity to redevelop the former Phillips Avenue School, return the property to the tax rolls, and provide New Bedford with new jobs and more affordable housing goes before the public once again next Tuesday, April 16. That’s when the folks from Cruz Companies lay their plan for renovating the Phillips Avenue School before the […]

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