The New Bedford Light

FREE - Non-Profit - NEWS


The New Bedford Light is a free, nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news outlet dedicated to community-based coverage of important local issues — health and safety, education, environment, economy, arts and culture, government and politics, and social justice. See more at:

About our journalism

We seek to inform and nourish the civic culture of New Bedford and surrounding towns by providing in-depth, fact-based journalism and a broad platform for diverse community voices. Through our innovative Journalism Incubator Project we promote media literacy and educate the public about the vital role of a free press in bolstering our democracy.


New Bedford, MA, USA



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