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While the internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest tools of the 21st century, some say it can be crippling to those who use it incorrectly.

New Dartmouth Superintendent Bonny Gifford

Gifford Excited

New Superintendent expects to start in Dartmouth on July 1st.

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Mitchell: Jobs Freeze Staying As Long As Necessary

The City of New Bedford is trying to offset mounting costs by putting a freeze on new hires.

Mayor Jon Mitchell ordered the freeze Tuesday, saying expenses the City has no control over are putting too much of a strain on New Bedford's finances

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Gifts To Give Hosting Conversation on Children and Social Media

While the internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest tools of the 21st century, some say it can be crippling to those who use it incorrectly.

A community conversation on Children and Social Media is taking place Thursday evening, with several guest speakers who are concerned about children's safety and overexposure to the internet

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Small Towns Don’t Escape Drug Abuse

Heroin use has spread far beyond from under the bridges of urban cities and into the quiet solitude of predominately white, middle-class bedroom towns. What's causing the rise in use in small town America? Maybe the 'country folk' are restless and looking for some cheap thrills? And their escape from boredom involved drugs

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Senator Robert Menendez / Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Senator Indicted On Corruption Charges

Senator Robert Menendez is being indicted on federal corruption charges. The New Jersey Democrat is a former chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

He has aggressively denied allegations related to his relationship with a wealthy supporter from Florida

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New Dartmouth Superintendent Bonny Gifford
New Dartmouth Superintendent Bonny Gifford

Gifford Looking Forward To New Job In Dartmouth

The new school Superintendent in Dartmouth says she's looking forward to working in a town she knows well.

The Dartmouth School Committee on Monday voted unanimously to hire Bonny Gifford of Westport to lead the school system

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Mark Wahlberg To Produce Boston Marathon Bombing Movie

Being from Boston, it kind of comes as no surprise that Mark Wahlberg is set to produce and star in a movie about the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.

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More Schools Will Remain Open On Good Friday

A trend is forming that is keeping more and more public schools open on Good Friday.

Old Rochester Regional Public Schools has decided for the first time to open schools this Good Friday.

Meanwhile, across the Rhode Island border, a problem is developing in Cranston, where over 200 teachers and 40 assistants in Cranston are requesting Good Friday off. The Superintendent  is thinking of canceling school.

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Disney Icon Replaced [VIDEO]

Disney Dining reported some big news today. The "world" famous Cinderella Castle will receive a makeover and a new name. "Elsa’s Ice Palace" will replace the Disney icon as of September 8th of this year

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Be honest; do you text and drive? Do you fiddle with your GPS while the vehicle is in motion? Do you pay more attention to what song is playing on the radio or iPod than your surroundings? We all think the same thing: "It will only take a second

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