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Bryan began his career in radio as a WBSM intern in June 2006. Soon after, Bryan was hired on as a part-time reporter and occasional news anchor. He expanded his role at the station to include Saturday morning news anchor in 2010. Despite leaving this post in late 2012, he continues to cover local meetings and community events during the week. A graduate of UMASS Dartmouth, Bryan lives in New Bedford and enjoys travelling, talking sports, and the outdoors.
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School District Battles Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall

The city's School District is facing a budget shortfall, and is looking to the City Council for help.

The School Committee discussed the $3.5 million dollar gap Monday, most of which lies in salaries and pay-outs to retired employees

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Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.
Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.

Trade Mission Promotes City’s Marine Commerce Terminal

A recent trade mission to Europe for the South End Marine Commerce Terminal was the subject of a South Central neighborhood meeting Tuesday.

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City Council Rips State Leaders on Transportation Funding

Legislative leaders and local state representatives were taken to task Thursday by the City Council, over their treatment of the Southcoast Rail project.

 

Several councilors blasted House leadership and local representatives for supporting a weakened transportation bill, that does little for advancing Southcoast Rail. Cou

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Photo Credit: TSM, Rabbi Raphael Kanter delivers remarks in front of the New Bedford Holocaust Memorial.
Photo Credit: TSM, Rabbi Raphael Kanter delivers remarks in front of the New Bedford Holocaust Memorial.

Holocaust Victims Remembered in New Bedford

Dozens gathered as the sun set in New Bedford Thursday, to pay tribute to victims of the Holocaust.

The traditional Yom HaShoah memorial observance took place at the monument on the south side of Buttonwood Park

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Candidates for public office in Dartmouth watch as returns come into the Town Clerk's office Tuesday night. 

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Candidates for public office in Dartmouth watch as returns come into the Town Clerk's office Tuesday night. Photo Credit: TSM

Dartmouth Voters Return a Familiar Face to Office

Voters in Dartmouth made it no contest in the race for Select Board, as former Selectman and State Representative John George won the open seat in a landslide.

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Few in attendance at Keith Middle School auditorium for Monday's continued Innovation School hearing
Few in attendance at Keith Middle School auditorium for Monday's continued Innovation School hearing

Innovation Schools Hearing Continued in New Bedford

One week before it takes a crucial vote on the subject, New Bedford's School Committee heard public input on Innovation Schools for a final time.

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