An Urban Agenda for The Ave

NEW BEDFORD, MA – A fund to help small businesses improve their facades; a coordinator to build the capacity for them to work together collectively; special events to fill the street; and a determination to further activate the economic and cultural renaissance underway on The Ave. These are the core objectives of an Urban Agenda […]

NEIGHBORHOOD NOTE: Pizza with the Mayor

It’s a simple idea – but an effective one.  Once a month, City of New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell holds neighborhood office hours in a different part of the city at affectionately known “local joints.”  Billed as Neighborhood Office Hours, residents are encouraged to drop in and break bread with the Mayor at their leisure […]