Addressing The Ave

A new interactive project that’s part of the Urban Agenda Initiative developed by the Community Economic Development Center (CEDC).  Addressing Acushnet Ave will be a participatory online project and a place-making project along North End’s commercial corridor.  The project will spotlight 10 addresses along The Ave – a mix of vacant storefronts and open small […]

Re-Port of New Bedford: Nov. 2020

Steven Froias, writer For and brought to you by the New Bedford Ocean Cluster // The election of President-elect Joseph Biden promises a new focus on renewable energy. The Boston Globe writes, “Few industries stand to benefit more from the Biden administration’s arrival than clean energy, and the nascent offshore wind sector in New England […]

Owning the Blue Economy on South Coast

By Steven Froias // Contributing Writer Alex Thillerup speaks in almost apocalyptic terms when the subject is offshore wind energy. Oh, it’s not in a “Game of Thrones” ‘Winter Is Coming’ style way. Rather, his cheery demeanor heralds a bright new day on the horizon.  BUT…it’s a day that needs to be greeted with preparation […]

Mural highlights restoration of the Strand Theatre on The Ave

Cape Verdean Association and Waterfront Historic Area League commission Eden Soares for Cape Verdean Community Center mural Unveiling will highlight the upcoming restoration of the Strand Theatre Island Park on Acushnet Avenue   New Bedford, Mass. (November 6, 2020) – The Cape Verdean Association of New Bedford (CVANB) has partnered with Waterfront Historic Area League (WHALE), […]