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New Bedford Economic Development Council’s Spring Fling

By Steven Froias // Groundworker-At-Large Let me state right up front: The New Bedford Economic Development Council is our landlord. Yes, that’s right. Groundwork, New Bedford’s first coworking facility, is located on the first floor of 1213 Purchase Street. Right above are the offices of the NBEDC, or simply EDC. Well, actually – Groundwork is…

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New Bedford Resources for your Small Business

resources to start a business in New Bedford

Do you want to start your own business and have no idea how to get it off the ground? Or maybe you’re up and running and you’re ready to grow? In the process of starting Groundwork!, we’ve discovered that New Bedford is home to several great resources for small businesses. We’d like to share some of them here.

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Member Spotlight: Will Gardner

Will Gardner with student

Meet Will Gardner, executive director and founder of Alma del Mar Charter school. Will joins us at Groundwork once a week to get his deep work done and drink plenty of coffee. Lear more about how Will stays productive…

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Food and Human Connection – Say Cheese!

A childhood favorite for many, an occasional comfort food to some, and a complete mystery to others. Grilled cheese. On the eve of Valentine’s day, a busy Wednesday here at Groundwork, we invited our members to step away from their work to enjoy a complimentary grilled cheese in the kitchen. We provided all the fixings,…

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EforAll Spotlight: New Faces

Get to know EforAll SouthCoast’s two newest cohort leaders! Danny sat down for an interview with Samia Walker and Donna Criscuolo to learn more about them and why they’re excited to participate in the EforAll program.

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Is property ownership in New Bedford about to get easier?

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer It’s unusual that a policy wonk makes like Batman, but MassINC’s Ben Forman swung into Gotham City – um, New Bedford – this week like a superhero with a wham, bam, boffo public policy plan that could be a game-changer for Gateway Cities* in Massachusetts. Forman is actually part of…

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