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UMass Dartmouth Fireworks a No-Go

UMass Dartmouth is cancelling any planned fireworks for this year. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the summer Freedom Festival fireworks display was postponed until this season due to inclement weather

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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Flickr - Boston, Ma
Flickr - Boston, Ma

Mass. Population Increases In 2013

 

New figures from the Census Bureau shows Massachusetts is continuing to add to its population.
 
    The latest estimate as of July 1 puts the state's population at nearly 6.7 million, up by more than 47,000 from July, 2012.
 

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TSM - UMass President Robert Caret (R) with Mayor Jon Mitchell
TSM - UMass President Robert Caret (R) with Mayor Jon Mitchell

UMass President Visits Downtown, Marine Commerce Terminal Site

 

University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret's bus tour makes a stop in New Bedford on Wednesday.

University officials joined Mayor Jon Mitchell for a walking tour of Downtown New Bedford. The

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University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Caret Seeks $480 Million For UMass, Warns Against Further Cuts

 

UMass President Robert Caret says his goal is to have the state pay 50% of the money needed for educational programs on the five campus UMass system, and the students paying the rest in tuition and fees.  L

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