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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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tsm - file photo

Superintendent Candidate District Reviews Wrap Up

New Bedford's School Committee spent this week travelling to districts in Chicago, Memphis, and Attleboro, conducting reports on the former employers of its superintendent candidates.

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SouthCoast Rail Dominates Transportation Plan Forum

Transportation Secretary Richard Davey was in Fall River Monday, touting Governor Deval Patrick's 21st Century Transportation Plan.

The plan calls for reducing debt and generating additional revenues through an increase in the state's income tax

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New Council Committee Talks Job Opportunities

The city's Economic Development Council kicked off the first-ever City Council Employment Opportunities Committee meeting Wednesday, with a presentation on the new Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal is expected to become a staging area for the Cape Wind turbine project, and other similar projects along the Eastern Seaboard

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TSM-Dr. Steve Zrike speaks with Mayor Jon Mitchell following Monday's interview
TSM-Dr. Steve Zrike speaks with Mayor Jon Mitchell following Monday's interview

Chicago Official Fields School Committee Questions as Superintendent Interviews Begin

After several months of searching, New Bedford was introduced to the first of three Superintendent candidates Monday.

Dr. Steven Zrike of the Chicago School system was interviewed by the School Committee about his experience managing 26 elementary schools in that city, challenges he's faced in urban school districts, and his leadership style

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Michael Kappel, flickr

Dog Park Discussion Continues in New Bedford

The work of a special committee to locate a Dog Park in New Bedford may be coming to an end, nearly five years after it started.

The committee met Thursday to discuss finalizing a site for the Park, a task that's stumped the group since it was first convened in 2008

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Attleboro Police Investigate Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night inside an Attleboro home.

An unidentified man was shot just before 11PM at 44 Smith Street, near the Norton line. According to the Attleboro Sun Chronicle, a woman was giving the victim first aid before he was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. His condition is

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