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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New Bedford’s Ticket to Ride

Above – New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell welcomes Tracy A. Corley, PhD., Transit-Oriented Development Fellow for MassINC., to New Bedford. By Steven Froias / Contributing Writer The Southern Massachusetts TTOD Regional Forum rode into town on Monday, April 8 in New Bedford – and before you click back to cat videos on YouTube, cut your […]

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About Last Night (in New Bedford)

Too often, we wake up to headlines detailing the assorted foolishness of the night before that is the unfortunate result of the human condition. You know, what knucklehead crashed their car or got themselves into a scrape with the law, or worse. So, here’s what happened last night and yesterday in New Bedford that are […]

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Green Shuttle Launches Location in New Bedford

For the past 12 years The Green Shuttle has provided a high quality private environmental car service from Cape Cod to area airports, train stations and all points in Boston and throughout New England. They will now be establishing operations at 1213 Purchase Street in New Bedford. “We have been very impressed with the vision […]

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Welcoming Cruz Companies to New Bedford’s north end

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer There’s a somewhat puzzling “backlash” over the future of the former Phillips Avenue School in the north end that’s a head shaker. Though not pervasive in the city, the regressive mindset revealed by this extreme parochialism is pernicious enough in New Bedford to examine more fully in proper context. It’s […]

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