Center Seeking Volunteers, Training to Begin October 20th

New Bedford, MA - The  New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is recruiting new volunteers and will launch a volunteer training on Saturday, October 20th. A nonprofit organization, the Center is dedicated to telling the story of the commercial fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs and archives. From…

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Dock-U-Mentaries to Screen Rodman Sykes: A Life in the Fisheries

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, September 21st at 7:00 PM with Rodman Sykes: A Life in the Fisheries. This film is part of a series by Markham Starr documenting the commercial fishing port of Point Judith, Rhode Island. Rodman Sykes is a lifelong commercial…

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Scanning Day Set for Saturday September 8th

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday September 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Scanning Day is an opportunity for the public to share and preserve a digital image of their fishing industry photographs, documents, and other records…

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Team UMass Dartmouth Wins 2018 Seafood Throwdown

New Bedford, MA - Executive Chef Kevin Gibbons and Chef Helder Costa of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth bested Executive Chef Michael Comire and Chef Chris Simonsen of University of Rhode Island during the 2018 Seafood Throwdown on Thursday September 23rd. With the secret ingredient of monkfish unveiled by local fisherman…

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