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Embracing the Outdoors: New Bedford’s Vibrant Hospitality Scene

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer As the sun shines brightly over the City of New Bedford this summer season, a palpable energy fills the air, ...

An NB100! Business Sets up Shop in the Neighborhood

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer At first glance, it may seem somewhat of a mystery as to why Ian Shields opened Coastal Provisions at 142 ...

Healey Administration Announces $78M for New Grant Programs to Support Small Businesses

BOSTON – Today, the Healey-Driscoll Administration and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) announced two new grant programs totaling $78 million in funding to support Massachusetts ...


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