Day of Portugal comes to Acushnet Avenue

The forecast says sunny and dry skies for the weekend. You may even think you’re in Lisbon this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 15 through June 17 – if you’re on Acushnet Avenue – or The Ave, as it is affectionately called – for the annual Day of Portugal street festival. It’s one of the […]

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GROW Education in #NBW3

  The planting of the public GROW Education community gardens at Carlos Pacheco Elementary School on Mt. Pleasant Street is becoming a rite of spring in New Bedford’s Ward 3, #NBW3. Last year, I wrote this blog post about the planting for the coworking facility, Groundwork! This year’s planting took place on Thursday, June 7 […]

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Planning for MLK, Jr. Day, 2018 in New Bedford

Fire up your laptop, break out the ballpoint or sharpen your pencils. Plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day are being announced – and #NBW3 – The Ward 3 Project’s Bethany Santos-Fauteux has the scoop on the celebration’s student essay contest. Beth sits on the planning committee for MLK, Jr. Day 2018 in New Bedford. […]

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Nine gallons of cocoa later….

Bethany Santos-Fauteux and myself invaded Ward 4 Saturday night – and our reconnaissance is as follows: New Bedford still loves Clasky Common Park at Christmas, and … New Bedford loves cocoa! Especially Cocoa at the Common. It’s the brainchild of Devin Byrnes, owner of downtown’s Destination Soups. But beyond that identifier, Devin is a dedicated […]

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