New Bedford Mayor, as well as elected officials join Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito for MassWorks grant

Ed Caron

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) –  Lt. Governor Karyn Polito as well as New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell will be joined by legislators, local business and community icons and councilors for the announcement of a 2021 MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program for New Bedford at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 16 in the Kilburn Mill.

The award comes from the state’s MassWorks office, under the Executive Office of Housing  and Economic Department. The plan is to use it for infrastructural improvements along the W. Rodney French corridor between Cove street and the hurricane barrier, to help redevelopment in the Kilburn Mill area.

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