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(right to left) Irwin Jacobs, Joan Jacobs, and Mayor Jon Mitchell speak with students about the Pilot Algebra program. Jon Faria/TSM
(right to left) Irwin Jacobs, Joan Jacobs, and Mayor Jon Mitchell speak with students about the Pilot Algebra program. Jon Faria/TSM

Jacobs Family Scholarship Awards $175,000 to Five Seniors

NEW BEDFORD — Five high school seniors were awarded scholarships worth a total $175,000 Thursday by city native Dr. Irwin Jacobs during a ceremony at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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Keith Middle School Principal Paula Bailey speaks on the middle school redesign plans. Jon Faria/TSM
Keith Middle School Principal Paula Bailey speaks on the middle school redesign plans. Jon Faria/TSM

Teachers Lead NB Middle School Redesign

After previous middle school redesign plans in New Bedford failed to gain teacher support, district officials are putting the teachers in charge...

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Junior academy participants at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School include, from left, Rebecca Mentzer, Bryam Briales-Colon, Ryan Beaudoin and Alex Margison. The students are pictured learning the proper marching procedures./Courtesy New Bedford Police
Junior academy participants at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School include, from left, Rebecca Mentzer, Bryam Briales-Colon, Ryan Beaudoin and Alex Margison. The students are pictured learning the proper marching procedures./Courtesy New Bedford Police

GNB Voc-Tech Students Learn Police Work

NEW BEDFORD—In her second year leading a junior police academy for students at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, Officer Leanne Fisher, who is also the school’s resource officer, has a major goal in mind

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

Former Students And Faculty Remember Gidley School

With Dartmouth's Gidley School ready to be demolished to make room for a new police station, over 100 former students and faculty of the 95-year old building gathered Monday night to remember it...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Pat Patriot Visits Local Elementary School [PHOTO GALLERY]

NEW BEDFORD - New England Patriots mascot Pat Patriot made a surprise visit to Betsey B. Winslow Elementary School Tuesday afternoon. 

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L-r: School nursing staff Donna Calderbank, Kelly Melo, Jan Turner, Melissa Goncalves, and interim supervisor Wanda Nunes present
receipts from the items bought from donations, totaling more than $3,900, with NBEA President Lou St. John and FCFCU President & CEO Peter Muise. COURTESY OF NEW BEDFORD SCHOOLS.
L-r: School nursing staff Donna Calderbank, Kelly Melo, Jan Turner, Melissa Goncalves, and interim supervisor Wanda Nunes present receipts from the items bought from donations, totaling more than $3,900, with NBEA President Lou St. John and FCFCU President & CEO Peter Muise. COURTESY OF NEW BEDFORD SCHOOLS.

NBEA To Distribute Coats, Other Winter Items to New Bedford Students in Need

NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Educators Association collected more than $3,900 in donations for their annual winter coat drive. With the donations, the school nursing staffs, who coordinate the drive, were able to purchase more than $5,000 worth of clothing and toiletries for students in need with discounts from local businesses...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

NBHS College and Career Fair Prepares Students for Future

Local high school students had the opportunity to plan life after graduation Thursday during a college and career readiness fair at New Bedford High School.

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Kasey Silvia / TSM
Kasey Silvia / TSM

Change in Homework Policy for DeMello 4th Graders

My little brother is in the fourth grade. When the "no homework" letter went viral a few weeks back, he was all for it. "I wish they had that at my school...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Accelerated Learning Programs Announced for Keith Middle School

City and school officials announced a new program of advanced courses to be launched at one of New Bedford's middle schools this fall during a brief ceremony at Carney Academy Wednesday morning. 

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Golf Tournament On June 24 In Lakeville

The Stacey Ann Leroy Foundation (SALF) golf tournament is back for its eighth year on Friday, June 24.  All proceeds from the tournament will support scholarship programs and other initiatives that help local youths academically and to help them stay safe.

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