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Recap of the 2016 Bridgeton Blueberry Festival

Bridgeton Blueberry Festival 2016
WooHoo! If the blueberry is going to be called a “superfood,” then a festival revolving around them should be called a “super party.” We survived our first Bridgeton BlueberryFest on June 25, 2016. The Bridgeton Community Watch had a vision of bringing back the celebration of that luscious little berry to the people of Bridgeton, […]
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MUMFfest Banner Sales Fundraiser for New Bern Rotary

MUMFEST 2014 Rotary Banner
The Rotary Club of New Bern and Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation are working together again  in support of the Rotary Club’s community service projects. Area businesses may show their support by sponsoring a MUMFEST banner, which will have their company’s name displayed on both sides of the banner for only $160. The banners, made […]
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2013 Year in Review in New Bern, NC

Making this video from 2013 events was very difficult to decide what photos to include as we published over 400 articles, videos, audio interviews, and photos on New Bern Now. This meant deciding between a couple thousand images. It doesn’t mean that these events and/or interviewers were more important than many that weren’t included. We […]
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The Magic of MUMFEST!

  Laura Johnson met with Susan Moffat-Thomas to find out more about MUMFEST 2013. The interview will air on Radio Free ENC’s WNOS 105.9FM and 1450AM. Listen to the audio here: The below information was provided by: Nancy Hawley, MUMFEST produced by Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation:  MUMFEST weekend, October 12 -13, attracts festival […]
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MUMFEST 2013 has a Bold New Look

MUMFEST – October 12 – 13, 2013 Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation asked talented local artist and designer, Lisa Bisbee, to create a new look for MUMFEST 2013. True to her talent, Lisa Bisbee has come up with an original and bold design. When asked how she came up with her new design, Lisa said, […]
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