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Mom Says Daughter Was Stabbed with Hypodermic Needle at New Bedford School, Hires Lawyer

The mother of a student at Hayden-McFadden School in New Bedford has hired a lawyer after she says her daughter was stabbed with a hypodermic needle on school grounds...

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Final Meeting on New Bedford Dog Park is Tuesday Night

Plans for New Bedford's first dog park have been finalized, and the public has a chance to see and discuss them Tuesday night.

Naomi Carney, chair of the City Council's Dog Park Committee, tells WBSM News the project has been moving quickly since the City received a $244,000 grant from the Stanton Foundation...

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New Bedford Supt. Durkin Says “No Cover-Up” in Her Administration

New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin is defending her administration after comments regarding student behavioral issues in public schools...

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North Carolina Clashes With U.S. Over New Public Restroom Law
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Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes House After Lengthy Debate

For nearly seven hours Wednesday, state representatives debated the so-called "bathroom bill."

The bill passed by a 116-36 margin, and would ban discrimination of individuals who use a public facility such as a bathroom or a locker room based on what gender they identify as...

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Artistic rendering of new LNG storage facility in Acushnet | Eversource
Artistic rendering of new LNG storage facility in Acushnet | Eversource

Opponents of Proposed LNG Storage Facility Voice Concerns to Federal Representatives

The auditorium of Ford Middle School in Acushnet was filled with well over 100 concerned local residents Wednesday evening to publicly comment in opposition of two proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage facilities to be built in town.

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Discusion Panelists answering questions about the state of education | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Discusion Panelists answering questions about the state of education | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Educators Discuss State of Education Within the State and the Nation

A panel of state and local education officials answered questions about the state of education Saturday at New Bedford's Bethel A.M.E. Church as part five of a six-part black history series.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

City Council Plans to Take the Show on the Road

The New Bedford City Council will soon be taking one of their committee meetings out on the road to better connect with constituents.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump
State Auditor Suzanne Bump

Massachusetts Auditor: State Saw Record High of Benefits Fraud in 2015

BOSTON (AP) _ State Auditor Suzanne Bump says her office has identified a record high of $13.7 million in public assistance benefits fraud during the 2015 fiscal year...

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Via Google Maps

City Plans to Make Improvements to ‘Hathaway Triangle’

The intersections of Hathaway Road, Nauset Street and Mount Pleasant Street, also known as the Hathaway Triangle, have been a cause of concern for motorists and pedestrians alike for decades.

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Berlin Inaugurates Gender-Neutral Toilets
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Public Restroom Pet Peeves

Nobody's really a fan of public restrooms. But they're a necessary evil and there are several traits that really get on our nerves. Here are just a few...

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