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Parnets and students seek information at Family Welcome Center / Jim Phillips / TSM
Parnets and students seek information at Family Welcome Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Family Welcome Center Holds Open House

An Open House Friday at the Family Welcome Center in the Paul Rodrigues Administration building on County Street.

Dozens of school department employees and their community partners attended.

The Center offers a variety of services to families entering the New Bedford school system

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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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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Should The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Be Replaced? [POLL]

There's no shortage of ideas when it comes to alternatives to the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

Local residents will be able to weigh in Wednesday night, pitching their thoughts to officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Plans New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Discussion

Long wait times, mechanical malfunctions, and general construction. Those are just some of the problems associated with the 113-year-old New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will address those issues and more during a public meeting this week

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Braga Bridge Could Get Colorful Light Display

The Braga Bridge could soon undergo another facelift of sorts.

Fall River State Representative Carole Fiola says she'd like to see the bridge adorned with colorful LED lights, much like Boston's Zakim Bridge

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Mass. Senate Works Weekend on Transportation Bill

The Massachusetts Senate plans a rare weekend session to consider the latest version of a bill that would pump more money into the state's aging and debt-ridden transportation system.

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Transportation Forum Highlights Southcoast Rail

A panel of transportation officials weighed in on ongoing and planned projects on the Southcoast and throughout the state Thursday afternoon.

Representatives from SRPEDD, SRTA, MBTA, and Southcoast Rail briefed the public on the challenges they face and what can be expected in the near future in terms of progress

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Office of Governor Patrick, flickr
Office of Governor Patrick, flickr

Lawmakers Counter Gov. Patrick’s Transportation Funding Proposal

Legislative leaders have unveiled a transportation financing plan that calls for $500 million in new revenues, including increases in state gasoline and cigarette taxes.

The plan announced Tuesday rejects a $1

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SouthCoast Rail Dominates Transportation Plan Forum

Transportation Secretary Richard Davey was in Fall River Monday, touting Governor Deval Patrick's 21st Century Transportation Plan.

The plan calls for reducing debt and generating additional revenues through an increase in the state's income tax

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Department Of Transportation Meeting In Dartmouth

Mass. transportation officials were at UMass Dartmouth Monday night, gathering input from about 70 area residents on transportation priorities for next year and years to come. 

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