Derrick Jackson Boston Globe column: 'New Bedford looks to ‘Wind City'

BREMERHAVEN, Germany

City officials and business leaders of New Bedford came to the perfect place for inspiration last month, just before they broke ground on America’s first port terminal dedicated to the offshore wind industry. For all the lament in New Bedford about the city’s high unemployment rate, Bremerhaven, Germany, had it worse. Locals once said this was a city of no hope.

...If this German city, formerly of no hope and no clue, has come this far, it gives New Bedford plenty to hope for. 

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