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Mitchell Pushes for More State Funding for New Bedford Schools

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has taken issue with Governor Charlie Baker's latest recommendation for state aid to local schools.

The Governor recommended increasing Chapter 70 funding by just 2...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mitchell Says No Deal Yet on Marijuana Dispensary

NEW BEDFORD - Earlier this week, Beacon Compassion Center announced they have an agreement in place with the City of New Bedford to open up a medical marijuana dispensary in the former Wicks and Licks location on Hathaway Road...

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Credit: Google Maps

New Bedford Schools Launch New Attendance Campaign

NEW BEDFORD--The New Bedford Public Schools launched a new attendance campaign Wednesday entitled "Every Day Counts."

The campaign kicked off at the Sgt...

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UMD Professor Receives $457K STEM Grant

 

The National Science Foundation has awarded UMass Dartmouth Associate Professor of STEM Education and Teacher Development Walter Stroup a $457,755 grant to develop new strategies for middle school and high school teachers to excite their students about science, technology, engineering and math careers.

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MassAGO,flickr

Montigny Appointed to Two Top Positions

Senator Mark Montigny has been appointed to two of the top leadership positions in the Massachusetts State Senate.

The New Bedford Democrat was appointed Assistant Majority Leader, as well as chairman of the powerful Committee on Rules Wednesday...

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Courtesy Dartmouth Police
Courtesy Dartmouth Police

Rollover Crash in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH--A two-car accident Wednesday morning resulted in a rollover and shut down traffic on State Road for approximately an hour.

The crash occurred at approximately 8 a...

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A Malcolm Movie?

Through the years, we've seen plenty of inspirational sports movies that tell the improbable stories of athletes that defied the odds to get themselves on the grand stage of their respective games.

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Police Search for Suspect in New Bedford Armed Robbery

NEW BEDFORD--New Bedford Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a West End convenience store Tuesday night. Police say a male possibly armed with a knife robbed Perry's Variety at 274 Cedar Street just before 7 p...

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Google Maps

NBPD Looks Into Report of Homeless Harassing Students for Money

NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are clearing out a homeless encampment near the Hayden McFadden Elementary School.

Police were made aware of the encampment through a Facebook posting that claimed homeless people living under the I-195 overpass were harassing students for money as the children were walking to and from school...

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Jessica Lassey via Facebook
Jessica Lassey via Facebook

Dartmouth Student Leaves Notes of Positivity on Every Locker

When you think of an act of random kindness, you may think of little things like buying a coffee for the person in line behind you at the coffee shop...

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