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Pre-K Bill Proposed

Early education advocates are pushing a bill they say will help close a persistent achievement gap in schools and make sure more Massachusetts children can attend pre-kindergarten programs.

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Housing Office Award

New Bedford's Office of Housing and Community Development has received an award from MassHousing.

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Hiring Freeze

The City of New Bedford has put a freeze on hiring for the foreseeable future.

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Courtesy of City of New Bedford
Courtesy of City of New Bedford

New Bedford Housing Office Receives State Recognition

New Bedford's Office of Housing and Community Development has received an award from MassHousing.

The Outstanding Partner Award was recently awarded to the New Bedford office for it's commitment to homeownership, homebuyer dedication, homebuyer education, lead paint removal, and other services

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Doo Wop 11 Delivered Great Memories [VIDEO]

The huge audience filling the Z seats with 'rebellious' silver haired teenagers was a throwback to the days of Dick Clark's American Bandstand! When the Crystals ran out on stage singing Do Doo Ron Ron, there was a collective time travel trip back to the days when we owned '57 Chevy's, rubbed Brylcreem into our DA haircuts and carried going steady rings on necklaces

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Photo from New Bedford Police Dept.
Photo from New Bedford Police Dept.

Parolee Sent Back To Jail After Facebook Post

A New Bedford man is back behind bars after making a comment on Facebook that his parole officer felt was a threat to police.

Det. Sgt. Victor Mendes confirmed 31 year old Kyle Lugo was picked up Monday by police for a parole violation and was transported to MCI-Cedar Junction

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City of New Bedford Implements Immediate Hiring Freeze

The City of New Bedford has put a freeze on hiring for the foreseeable future.

The City's Chief Financial Officer, Ari Sky, sent a memo to department heads informing them of the hiring freeze, citing excessive snow removal costs, expiring grants, and a multitude of other expenses as the cause for the immediate action

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Greg Iles
Greg Iles (Photo courtesy William Morrow via YouTube)

Greg Iles Takes An Unflinching Look At The Real South [Interview]

Natchez, Miss. survived the Civil War virtually unscathed. Gorgeous antebellum homes, lush gardens, and rich history continue to make this town one of the crown jewels of the South. But it is also a community rife with secrets, scandal and tragedy. These stories remained buried for years, until one of the city's most prominent citizens, author Greg Iles, decided it was time to reveal them once and for all.

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Keith Walker "Miles From You" Signed CD
Keith Walker "Miles From You" Signed CD

Keith Walker is Hotter Than Firewater

Keith Walker dropped "Miles From You" in late 2013. I was a college senior at the time and working at my school radio station in Bridgewater. As the Country Music Director, it was my job to rate new country artists when they sent us our CDs to play on our shows

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I Gotta Girl Crush [PHOTOS]

Little Big Town released their latest hit "Girl Crush" last year, and they're in the middle of a radio controversy because of it.

Apparently folks weren't too happy that the lyrics suggest two women kissing each other, so they wrote to radio stations to ban it from playlists

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New Bedford Couple Granted Dream Wedding

How's this for a love story? You're 18 year-old Brian, with a crush on a girl named Sue in your senior class, but she's not allowed to date. So you drift apart after graduation, only to find her on Facebook 25 years later

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