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City Council Wants Kempton Elementary To Remain Open

The New Bedford School Committee has proposed to close Kempton Elementary School in order to save $235,000 in the FY16 budget. The City Council requested that Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin and the School Committee reconsider the closure during Thursday night's meeting.

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New Bedford Faces “Stark Fiscal Realities” With FY16 Budget

The New Bedford City Council Chambers were filled with city department heads Wednesday night as Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his FY16 budget proposal of $297 million. 

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School Committee Member Discusses FY16 Budget

The New Bedford School Committee recently approved a budget of $120.4 million for the upcoming school year with a six to one vote.

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Parents Don’t Want Kempton Closed

The New Bedford School Committee approved Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin's FY16 budget proposal of $120.4 million during a public hearing Monday night but Mayor Jon Mitchell plans to reduce that amount before presenting his city budget to the City Council on Wednesday.

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Despite School Committee Approval, Mayor Plans To Cut Durkin’s Proposal

The New Bedford School Committee approved Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin's proposed $120.4 million budget Monday night 6-1. However, the mayor will not support it. 

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Durkin’s Budget Reduced By $4.4 Million, Mayor Still Thinks It’s Too High

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented her revised budget proposal to the New Bedford School Committee Wednesday night during a budget workshop meeting.

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School Committee Discusses FY16 Budget

Working up to a final budget proposal for FY 16, the New Bedford School Committee met Monday afternoon to discuss how to get to that final proposal.

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New Bedford Schools ’16 Budget: ELL Programs A Priority

New Bedford superintendent Pia Durkin has high expectations for the next school year.

At last night's school committee meeting she presented the preliminary 2016 Fiscal Year Budget, requesting $125,771,768

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Knock Out Your Debt With These 5 Easy Tips!

Personal debt is like a ball and chain around the ankle. It drains you financially, mentally, and emotionally. With some good advice however, you can knock down your debt and begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Wellness Program Could Save Fairhaven Money

With the harsh winter forcing a few areas of Fairhaven's budget into the red, the town is looking for creative ways to save money.

The town spent around $100,000 over the snow removal budget this winter between wages, operation costs, and fixing equipment

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