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Cotter Removed from Position with New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police Detective Chris Cotter has been removed from his position on the department's Juvenile/Sexual Assault Unit, he confirmed to WBSM News Tuesday night.
Citing only "managerial differences," Cotter was told he was being reassigned back to the uniform division aft…
Beg To Differ, Mr. Mayor – Richard
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has stated loudly and clearly his opposition to WBSM's decision to run with a news story about a six year old girl who claimed to have been assaulted by another student at the Hayden McFadden Elementary School on August 22nd.  W...
Bring Your Parent To School Suspension [Video]
What do you think of this concept for slowing down school disruptions and violence. It's called 'reverse suspension." New Bedford School Committee member Chris Cotter likes it so much, he brought it up on Brian's Beat. Cotter claims he may introduce reverse suspension at an u…
Would You Consider Striking on PAARC Testing Day?
According to a Standard Times, the schools Superintendent believes New Bedford parents, teachers and students "need to embrace" Parcc testing or feel the pain courtesy of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Dr. Pia Durkin balked  in a lengthy diatribe, at the recent…
Baseball and Beer
The umpire will be shouting "play ball" soon at New Bedford's Paul White field. What goes better than baseball, hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts and a nice cold one.
As a way to attract more fans and additional revenue, the Bay Sox want to sell beer at all home games...
Opt Out New Bedford-Brian’s Beat Commentary [Video]
Two New Bedford School Committee members are working on a resolution to allow students along with their families the right to opt out of high stakes tests, like MCAS and PARCC.
Brian explains not only is it time, but how you should throw your support their way...

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