BREAKING NEWS: #NBW3 invades Ward 4!

All right – it’s not an all out invasion. But this Saturday, Dec. 16, this writer – Steven Froias – and Bethany Santos-Fauteux, co-founders of The Ward 3 Project will be in Ward 4 dispensing some community spirit. And, FREE hot chocolate! The two will be handling the hospitality chores at Clasky Common Park from […]

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The Children’s New Bedford Bookfest and more…

(NOTE: The New Bedford Bookfest began life on this website before moving to nbbookfest.com. Though New Bedford Now is now devoted to #NBW3 – The Ward 3 Project, this weekend’s Children’s New Bedford Bookfest at Groundwork! is free and open to the entire city. So, please consider yourself invited. Details below on everything happening at […]

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Keeping the lights on in #NBW3

By Steven Froias I jokingly refer to my section of Ward 3, New Bedford – #NBW3 – as the “Dead Zone.” Located just off Durfee Street by Mt. Pleasant Street, there’s little opportunity to find that “third place” – i.e. “the social surroundings separate from the two usual social environments of home (first place) and […]

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#NBW3 People – Lori Bradley

Just at the edge of Ward 3 on Cottage Street resides one of New Bedford’s most prominent artists and educators – Lori Bradley. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Art Department at Bridgewater State University. She’s also an accomplished artist who has shown at galleries throughout the region (and beyond) and even in Ward […]

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#NBW3 in today’s newspaper!

#NBW3 – The Ward 3 Project is in today’s The Standard-Times! Reporter Michael Bonner got wind of our project and contacted founders Bethany Santos-Fauteux and Steven Froias to get the scoop. “Getting better acquainted with a neighborhood as well as the people in it is exactly what #NBW3: The Ward 3 Project aims to accomplish,” […]

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