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Gomes School Applying For Grant To Add Over 300 School Hours

The New Bedford School Committee is giving the Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School the green light to take steps that could result in longer and additional school days. The School Committee Monday approved a memorandum of agreement with the New Bedford Educators Association to allow the school to apply for an Extended Learning Time (ELT) Grant from the Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers

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New Bedford Schools ’16 Budget: ELL Programs A Priority

New Bedford superintendent Pia Durkin has high expectations for the next school year.

At last night's school committee meeting she presented the preliminary 2016 Fiscal Year Budget, requesting $125,771,768

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Fire Alarms Out In Far North End

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes is hoping to have fire alarm service restored to businesses in the far North End by sometime Saturday.

About 100 fire boxes north of Tarkiln Hill Road lost power on Wednesday when a construction crew, working in the vicinity of railroad tracks in the Wamsutta area, accidentally cut a master cable

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Nathan Sears/SavingPlaces.org

National Attention On New Bedford Church

The First Baptist Church on William Street in New Bedford received a special designation this week that could save the structure for years to come.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation designated the church a National Treasure, making the building more eligible for private and public donations for repairs and renovations

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

School Bus Damaged In Dartmouth Accident

A school bus was damaged in an apparent accident Thursday afternoon.

The accident was reported after 3pm near the intersection of Dartmouth Street and Rockdale Avenue on the Dartmouth/New Bedford line

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Credit: Photodisc

Early Morning Power Outage In New Bedford

Eversource officials say an equipment failure was the cause of an early Wednesday morning power outage that left roughly 1,000 New Bedford customers without power.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

KG Urban Continues Work To Secure Casino Funding

KG Urban Enterprises is less than one month away from the next crucial deadline in their mission to obtain a casino license. Last month, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission extended the deadline for license application submissions to May 4, giving KG Urban time to acquire funding for the proposed resort casino in New Bedford

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Credit: New Bedford Police Department
Credit: New Bedford Police Department

Two Arrested On Drug And Conspiracy Charges

Two people were arrested Tuesday night following an investigation by the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau into a heroin delivery service being conducted in the city of New Bedford.

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Over 100 Companies Seeking Employees at Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday

It's being touted as one of the largest job fairs to come to the area.

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with UMass Dartmouth and BCC, is hosting the Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday at

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Bristol Community College

Student Fees to Increase at Bristol Community College

Student fees are set to increase at Bristol Community College.

The BCC Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase student fees by $8 per credit, a 4% increase over this year's costs.

The fee increase will go into effect for the Fall 2015 semester

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