2012-10-24 New Bedford and the Mayor's Challenge
New Bedford, Massachusetts, is in the running for a $5 million award, the grand prize in the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayor's Challenge that aims to generate innovative solutions to urban problems. Stoss worked in conjunction with the city to develop the proposal. New Bedford is competing against 305 other cities in the contest and 20 finalists will be announced in late October, said contest spokeswoman Jessica Anderson.

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For detailed information about the Mayor's Challenge, click here.