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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Presented With Paraprofessional Review

Paraprofessionals provide classroom support to students that need a little extra assistance.

The District Management Council conducted a review of these personnel and presented their findings to the New Bedford School Committee Monday night.

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Free String Instrument Lessons Offered to New Bedford Middle School Students

Middle-school age students in New Bedford schools are being offered a new opportunity to expand their musical horizons.

Keith, Normandin, and Roosevelt Middle Schools will soon offer free, weekly group lessons for students interested in learning string instruments

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

Community Conversations Postponed

Concerns about impending snowfall have lead to the postponement of two upcoming Community Conversation meetings.

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Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

New Bedford Parking Ban Lifted Monday Night

City of New Bedford - A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Southern Bristol County, including the City of New Bedford until 1AM on Tuesday. Temperatures are dropping quickly as heavy snow is expected to continue for the next several hours before tapering off to light snow through into tonight. Motorists and p

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Rep. Cabral Calls For Dedicated Resources For Charter Schools

Funding for charter schools has always been a topic of discussion.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - 2015 Council President Brian Gomes
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - 2015 Council President Brian Gomes

Brian Gomes Elected City Council President For Third Term

The New Bedford City Council elected a familiar face to serve as the 2015 Council President.

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Google Street View - Rogers School
Google Street View - Rogers School

Fairhaven Moving Forward In Sale Of Schools

The town of Fairhaven took another step in selling two elementary schools Tuesday night.

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Getty Images

Student Reports Knife Shown at New Bedford Bus Stop

An alert New Bedford Public School student was quick to phone police this morning while waiting for the school bus.

According to Superintendent Pia Durkin's spokesperson, Jonathan Carvalho, police responded to the bus stop in the area of Sawyer and Reynolds Streets after the student reported an adult showing a knife at the stop

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Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images
Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images

FBI Says Mass Shootings On the Increase

A new report by the FBI reveals that mass shootings are on the rise. The study says mass shootings have consistently increased over the past 14 years, resulting in nearly 200 people killed in 160 incidents

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Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images
Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images

City Council Wants Answers On School Issues

The City Council is demanding answers from the School Committee.

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