Chapter 70

Mayor: ‘Too Soon to Tell’ on New Bedford Schools Budget
Earlier this week, New Bedford Schools Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin outlined her initial budget proposal, asking for nearly $147 million, including over $7 million more in enhancements. In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said it's too soon to tell if the City will be able to …
NB Preliminary FY18 School Budget Revealed
New Bedford school officials revealed a preliminary $145,420,517 budget for FY18 on Monday night.
That number includes $10-million in enhancement requests, which are considered important to moving the district toward their performance goals...
House And Senate Approve $38 Billion Spending Plan
(Associated Press) - Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a compromise $38.1 billion budget and sent it along to Gov. Charlie Baker for his signature.
The spending plan includes measures aimed at strengthening management of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and requiring …