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Fall River City Council Member Resigns

Fall River City Councilor Paul DaSilva has resigned.

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Council Asked To Consider Additional Funding For Schools

A member of the New Bedford School Committee is asking the City Council to approve a provision in state law that will allow the Council to consider two budget proposals for New Bedford Schools.

School Committee member Bruce Oliveira told WBSM News, " that particular amendment would say that the School Committee would have the ability to recommend to the Council that they accept the School Committee's budget over whatever number was in the Mayor's budget

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Retired Judge John Tierney Dies At 83

Retired Judge and Former District Attorney John Tierney died on Friday at the age of 83. His death was first reported by the Standard Times.

Tierney was appointed Superior Court Judge in 1990 by then-Governor Michael Dukakis and he served 12 years on the bench

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Nomination Papers Available In New Bedford

New Bedford will be holding municipal elections November 3 and, as of Friday, nomination papers were available for those who wish to run for Mayor, City Council, School Committee or Assessor.

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Fox & CNN Debates

With so many announced and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidates, a big concern for the GOP is how to handle so many people in the primary debates. Fox News Channel and CNN, which will be hosting the first two Republican primary debates in August and September, respectively, have come up with their solutions, and released the guidelines May 20th

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Limit POTUS Expenses

The House Oversight Committee backed legislation on May 19th that would limit the expenses paid for former U.S. presidents who make more than $400,000 a year. If an ex-president makes over $600,000 a year, they wouldn't get any federal funds for office expenses or travel at all

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Photo by Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Judge Approves Compensation Plan For Meningitis Victims

A bankruptcy judge has approved a $200 million plan to compensate victims of a 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by a now-closed Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

The money will be available to compensate the New England Compounding Center's creditors and victims who became ill or died as the result of receiving tainted steroid injections, under a plan approved Tuesday by a U

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Ballot Question

The wording of a June 23 casino referendum question has been finalized.

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Credit: Google Maps

Westport Town Meeting Resumes Tuesday

Westport will resume their Town Meeting Tuesday night after it was adjourned at their May 5 meeting.

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City Council Sets Budget Hearing Schedule

The New Bedford City Council has set aside five nights to review budgets of various city departments.  However one of those nights, Wednesday June 18th, will be set aside to review only one budget, the school budget

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