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Gathering Planned in New Bedford in Response to Charlottesville Violence

This past Saturday's horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia have prompted a local response, as city officials, faith and community leaders and others from the Greater New Bedford area will gather Tuesday night in unity against hate and violence...

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Henry Bousquet/Facebook
Henry Bousquet/Facebook

More Than Two Years Without Pay, Ward 3 Councillor Bousquet Resigns

NEW BEDFORD - Ward Three City Councillor Henry Bousquet has announced his resignation.

Bousquet, also a culinary instructor at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School, had been serving as a councillor for nearly three years without pay due to a conflict of interest law, which he cited as one of the reasons for his resignation...

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New Bedford Fitness Challenge‎ via Facebook
New Bedford Fitness Challenge‎ via Facebook

Greater New Bedford Fitness Challenge Starts Jan. 8

The New Bedford Fitness Challenge kicks off Sunday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club, located at 166 Jenney St. in New Bedford.

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Sue Demers/GNBVT
Sue Demers/GNBVT

Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech Honoring George Heath with Strange Request

Friday is the last day of Spirit Week at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School. Traditionally, students are asked to coordinate their dress attire with a certain theme for every day in the school week...

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Sue Demers/GNBVT

Jimmy Owens Escorted Out of Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

The father of an outspoken student at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech is let go from his position at the school.

According to the Standard Times, guidance counselor Jimmy Owens was escorted out of the building Tuesday morning...

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Sue Demers/GNBVT
Sue Demers/GNBVT

Student Who Called For Franco’s Dismissal From Voc-Tech Responds

 

One of the students that called for her resignation is speaking out after the announcement that Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech's Rosanne Franco is stepping down.

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4th Annual School Choice Fair

Learn what K-12 schools in your community have to offer on Tuesday, January 26, during the fourth annual School Choice Fair! Families are welcome to attend this event at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater New Bedford from 6-8 pm...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Seven Hills Receives Large Grant to Prevent Substance Abuse in Southcoast

Over a quarter-of-a-million dollars in grant funding has been awarded to Seven Hills Behavioral Health to provide substance abuse and HIV prevention services in Greater New Bedford...

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City Commission Looks To Question Voc-Tech Supt. Over Former Teacher’s Racial Remarks

The City's Human Relations Commission has some questions for Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech's superintendent.

Voc-Tech teacher Lino Cabral resigned last week after posting controversial racial remarks to social media in April...

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Volunteers box food for shipment to area food pantries / Jim Phillips / TSM
Volunteers box food for shipment to area food pantries / Jim Phillips / TSM

Local Residents And Letter Carriers Help Restock Food Pantries

Greater New Bedford residents donated almost 30,000 pounds of food Saturday during the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive.  By late Saturday, the food was on its way to local food pantries...

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