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School Dept. Makes The Grade In Community Survey Preliminary Results

The New Bedford School Department conducted its second annual Community Survey and saw over a 300% increase in participation from staff, families, and community members compared to last year's.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Casino Proposal

New Bedford residents are betting on a waterfront casino to bring a surge into the city.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Final Casino Forum Draws Crowd Of Support

The final of three public forums discussing the proposed New Bedford casino saw a decent crowd turn out to Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. 

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file photo of New England Fishery Management Council / Getty Images
file photo of New England Fishery Management Council / Getty Images

Fishery Council Votes 7-6 To Reopen Georges Bank Scallop Area

The New England Fishery Management Council has agreed to reopen a scallop area on the northern edge of Georges Bank, an area that's been closed to scallopers since 1994. The news was applauded by New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Attorney Moira Tierney Nominated For Steamship Authority

Attorney Moira Tierney has been nominated by Mayor Jon Mitchell to fill the vacant seat on the Steamship Authority Board of Governors.

If confirmed by the City Council, Tierney would fill the seat held by her late father, the Honorable John Tierney who died several weeks ago

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Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell comments on Olympic announcement / TSM

Mayor: No Plans To Spend Public Funds For Olympic Sailing Event

New Bdford's elected officials and the local sailing community are applauding the announcement that Buzzards Bay and New Bedford will host the Olympic sailing event, should Boston be awarded the 2024 Olympics

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Mayor: Gloucester’s New Drug Program Goes ‘Too Far’

While New Bedford and Gloucester are homes to key fishing ports in the country, both communities also share the blight of opioid abuse.

This week, the Gloucester Police Department rolled out a new pr

Members of the Class of 2015 at Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford / School Photo
Members of the Class of 2015 at Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford / School Photo

Global Learning Charter Public School Awards 33 Diplomas

Graduation day is always special, and that was the case Sunday at the Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford. Global Learning graduated its largest class ever; 33 students.

Executive Director Stephen Furtado says this year's class is special

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Mayor Won’t Sign School Budget Provision

A law granting the City Council more control over school funding has been on the books since 1987, but had never been approved until Thursday night.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Council Asked To Consider Additional Funding For Schools

A member of the New Bedford School Committee is asking the City Council to approve a provision in state law that will allow the Council to consider two budget proposals for New Bedford Schools.

School Committee member Bruce Oliveira told WBSM News, " that particular amendment would say that the School Committee would have the ability to recommend to the Council that they accept the School Committee's budget over whatever number was in the Mayor's budget

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