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School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

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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Montigny Supports Gov. Baker’s Plans To Reduce Deficit

Governor Charlie Baker has only served one full day in office, but is already working to cut the state's budget deficit that could amount to over $500 million.

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Baker Orders State Government Hiring Freeze

Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered an immediate hiring freeze across state government as one of his first steps toward reducing a state budget deficit.

The Republican also announced on Friday _ his first full day in office _ that he has ordered cabinet secretaries to begin program-by-program reviews of all state agencies, and review all recent contract amendments and ongoing procurements

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Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Votes to Increase Tax Factor

In a 7-3 vote, the City Council set the 2015 tax factor to 173 Tuesday evening. The increase will result in higher taxes for both home and business owners.

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Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Questions School Committee Spending [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council wants to know how the School Committee is spending its money.

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State Senate Takes On It’s Version Of Budget

State senators hope to complete work on a $36.2 billion state budget before the Memorial Day weekend.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Mitchell delivering FY15 budget proposal to city council.

Mayor Presents FY15 City Budget

Mayor Jon Mitchell presented his proposed budget to the City Council Wednesday night.

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