New Bedford Pushes for Much-Needed Dredging

SouthCoast Today: Three years ago, the state earmarked $35 million for dredging in [New Bedford] harbor.

Thursday night [Sept. 14], the City Council pressed the state’s legislative delegation, Cong. William Keating and Gov. Charlie Baker to appropriate the funding so that much-needed dredging can commence.

“The bottom line is we’re not utilizing the infrastructure we have here,” Ward 5 Councilor Kerry Winterson said.

The council voted to unanimously recommend the motion.

Read more about the push for dredge funding in New Bedford.