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Dan McCready/TSM

School Committee Member Discusses FY16 Budget

The New Bedford School Committee recently approved a budget of $120.4 million for the upcoming school year with a six to one vote.

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Parent signs posted in front of Kempton School (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Parent signs posted in front of Kempton School (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Parents Meet With Officials Again Over Kempton School Closing

Things got heated during another meeting between parents and New Bedford school officials at Kempton School Tuesday evening.

Parents voiced their frustrations about the elementary school closing and students being moved to Rodman School

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

MA Chief Justice Visits UMass Law’s Justice Bridge Office In New Bedford

The state's top judiciary official stopped by New Bedford Tuesday afternoon to visit the city's new Justice Bridge office located at 257-259 Union Street.

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New Bedford Car Fire

New Bedford Police are investigating after a Monday night car fire.

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Klai Juba Wald Architects

Brockton Faces Casino Vote Tuesday

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) _ City residents will decide the fate of a proposed $650 million resort casino for the Brockton Fairgrounds.

The southeastern Massachusetts city is holding a special election Tuesday on the proposal, which calls for a red brick casino complex housing a hotel, event space and restaurants.

Supporters s

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New Bedford Man Arrested After Botched Robbery Attempt

A New Bedford man is arrested after a failed bank robbery attempt.

New Bedford Police say the suspect walked into the St. Anthony's Credit Union on Acushnet Avenue before 4pm Friday, handed the teller a note claiming he had a gun, and demanded money

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Electrical Issue Cited As Cause Of New Bedford Fire

Fire officials say they believe it was an electrical issue that caused a fire at a two family home in New Bedford Thursday night.

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MassDOT - Artistic renditions of the options for the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.
MassDOT - Artistic renditions of the options for the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Study Nearing Completion

The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge isn't going anywhere soon, but MassDOT officials are close to finishing their study on possible options to make it better for both vehicular and marine traffic.

Only about a dozen people turned out to the public informational meeting at the Waypoint Event Center Thursday evening. 

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Florida Man Arrested For New Bedford Break-in

A Melbourne, Florida man is facing charges following a break-in in New Bedford Wednesday night.

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Durkin’s Budget Reduced By $4.4 Million, Mayor Still Thinks It’s Too High

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented her revised budget proposal to the New Bedford School Committee Wednesday night during a budget workshop meeting.

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