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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 …
Mitchell: School Committee Hopes To Increase School Budget
Mayor Jon Mitchell says the School Committee hopes to increase next year's school budget in New Bedford.
Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM,  the Mayor said the School Department needs to find additional dollars to meet some critical needs at the High School...