NEW BEDFORD — City officials have opened the new South Public Safety Center at the corner of Brock Avenue and Ruth Street in the South End. The new, 25,000-square-foot station will house the former South End police substation, along with two fire stations (Station 6 and Station 11) in a combined police, fire and EMS facility, with animal control, fire prevention and emergency management to follow.
What do you think of the move? Will it make the city safer? Send us your thoughts on the new $19.5 million facility, and we’ll publish select comments in Community Voices.
Sign up for our free newsletter
Receive in-depth news stories and arts & culture coverage from around New Bedford in your inbox every weekday.
SUPPORT LOCAL NEWS
Give today to keep The Light shining. As a nonprofit with no paywall we rely on reader donations to fund our high-quality reporting.
New Bedford Light is an IRS-determined 501(c)(3) Public Charity; all gifts are tax-deductible. Our EIN number is 86-2407296.
Thank you to our sponsors
Founding benefactors: Joan and Irwin Jacobs fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, Mary and Jim Ottaway
- The sound of silence: Beloved Folk Festival ends ‘on a high note’
- Vocational school admissions targeted in federal civil rights complaint
- Comments to The Light: Climate change education, septic regulations hit home
- Local lawmakers condemn ‘home equity theft’ as city officials defend tax collection tactics
- Chris Mello embraces the comfy life, but when he dresses up ‘it’s like a holiday’
- ‘Home equity theft’ — in New Bedford and across Massachusetts