Mayor Mitchell Announces Expansion of Enhanced Façade Program for Local Businesses

New Bedford, Massachusetts – Mayor Jon Mitchell announced today an expansion of a new program supporting the City’s small businesses, opening the door to more applicants and generating even greater commercial revitalization across the City. The City’s Enhanced Façade Improvement Program enables eligible commercial property owners, tenants, and nonprofit organizations […]


New Bedford, MA — Producers of the film Pandemic Renaissance – The Art of Surviving C-19 announce an open call for New Bedford residents to share their story during the pandemic, with a special focus to celebrate New Bedford’s immigrant communities and their artistry. As one of the recipients of […]

1566-1570 ACUSHNET AVE

What’s popularly known as the Bay State TV building looms large over The Ave – in memory and today on the streetscape. Indeed, signage from the former electronics store still adorns the side of the mixed-use retail and residential structure. Of course, it’s well-known as being the home of Bay […]

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 […]