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Dartmouth Man Arrested On Indecent Assault Charge

A South Dartmouth man is arraigned on multiple charges after being arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor. 

Detective Kyle Costa says 40-year-old Sumkit Grace of Milton Street was arrested Thursday on charges of indecent assault and battery and delivering liquor to a person under 21

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TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.
TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.

Durkin To Hold Second Meeting With Parents

School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin will hold her second meeting with parents on Monday night to explain the turnaround plan for New Bedford High School.

State Education officials have declared New Bedford High an underperforming school and have mandated changes

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Supt. Pia Durkin listens to parents' concerns. - TSM

Parents Share Concerns With New Bedford’s Superintendent

Superintendent of New Bedford Schools Dr. Pia Durkin is on a mission to include parents in the turnaround plan being implemented at the high school.

Dr. Durkin hosted about 30 parents Thursday afternoon, outlining what changes their children will see with the turnaround plan, including a teacher turnover of 29%

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School Choice Empowers Local Parents

Every January, National School Choice Week provides an opportunity to shine a positive spotlight on the need for effective education options for all children. To some, school choice is a boogey man to public schools and their funding

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Newtown Parents Ask To Be Left Alone

The plea was simple and heart wrenching. "Please respect our need to be alone and to be quiet and to have that personal time to continue on our journey of grief in a way that serves us." The words of the town's mayor, Pat Llodra

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Warwick Police
Warwick Police

Rhode Island Parents Charged After Baby Ingests Cocaine

Two parents in Warwick, RI have been charged with neglect after it was found that their baby had ingested the drug cocaine. 

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Perry Tavares
Perry Tavares

Wareham School Buses Overcrowded?

***UPDATE*** 4:05 Thursday, September 12, 2013
As of this morning, Wareham has split this bus into two...one for middle school students...one for the high school. Mr. Tavares has noted that although the crowded bus issue has been solved for his daughter, he believes there are still Wareham buses that are too crowded.
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We received a photo from a parent who was concerned that Wareham Public Schools may have a problem with overcrowding on their school buses.

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NBC/Today Show

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Shocked by Verdict

Trayvon Martin's parents say they're still in shock and disbelief that jurors acquitted George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of their 17-year-old son.

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Getty Images

Make Sure Your Young Athlete Stays Hydrated

I've mentioned before how I coach girls softball and boys baseball, with the weather turning hot this week, I want to make sure your kids are prepared.

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Parents Cutting to Front of Line With Disabled Guide at Disney World?

This is my outrage of the week story that shows the worst side of our human condition. For about $1,000 a day, a family of 5 can hire a "disabled tour guide" who acts like a member of your family and gets you to special entrances while other moms, dads and kids are sweating in long line for hours at Disney World!

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