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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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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Parents Don’t Want Kempton Closed

The New Bedford School Committee approved Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin's FY16 budget proposal of $120.4 million during a public hearing Monday night but Mayor Jon Mitchell plans to reduce that amount before presenting his city budget to the City Council on Wednesday.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Despite School Committee Approval, Mayor Plans To Cut Durkin’s Proposal

The New Bedford School Committee approved Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin's proposed $120.4 million budget Monday night 6-1. However, the mayor will not support it. 

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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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School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Discusses FY16 Budget

Working up to a final budget proposal for FY 16, the New Bedford School Committee met Monday afternoon to discuss how to get to that final proposal.

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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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Photo via Geographically Yours

Wareham Annual Town Election Results

Wareham voters re-elected a Selectman, filled two seats on the School Committee, and finalized the formation of the Sewer Commission in Tuesday's Annual Town Election.

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Dartmouth Election Results In New And Old Faces In Town Government

Dartmouth Town Government will have both new and old faces after Tuesday's Annual Town Election.

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New Dartmouth Superintendent Bonny Gifford
New Dartmouth Superintendent Bonny Gifford

Gifford Looking Forward To New Job In Dartmouth

The new school Superintendent in Dartmouth says she's looking forward to working in a town she knows well.

The Dartmouth School Committee on Monday voted unanimously to hire Bonny Gifford of Westport to lead the school system

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

More Southcoast Snow Days Could Mean Shorter Summer Vacation

Should Southcoast school districts consider doing away with scheduled vacation times?

With districts like New Bedford, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven already exhausting their five built-in snow days, students will likely spend extra days in the classroom into late June

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