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Bonny Gifford Named Dartmouth Superintendent

Dartmouth's search for a new superintendent is finally over.

Last night, the school committee unanimously voted Bonny Gifford 5-0 to be the district's next leader.

Gifford, a longtime Westport resident, was the acting superintendent for Falmouth Public Schools

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Sustainability Report Shows Dartmouth’s Progress

Dartmouth's solar program is number one in the state of Massachusetts. That, according to UMass Dartmouth's third annual sustainability report for the town.

The report, created by students, studies Dartmouth's progress in it's economy, environment, and society

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Lemonade Day Is Coming

Young girls and boys around Fall River are getting their stands ready for Lemonade Day.

Kids will be selling lemonade and other products around the city to learn business values and make some money in the process

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Wellness Program Could Save Fairhaven Money

With the harsh winter forcing a few areas of Fairhaven's budget into the red, the town is looking for creative ways to save money.

The town spent around $100,000 over the snow removal budget this winter between wages, operation costs, and fixing equipment

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Education Is The Key To Changing Social Injustices

With racial tension still high in many places around the country, Black Lives Matter New Bedford and Bristol Community College organized a teach-in at the First Unitarian Church downtown last night

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Art And Culture Helping New Bedford Grow

If you ask members of the downtown community, you can thank New Bedford's heavy art and cultural influence for much of the city's growth.

City and state officials spoke at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts downtown about the impact of funding on local businesses and the city's improving culture

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Do You Have A ‘Useless Skill’?

I've always preferred listening to watching. Even in church, I bow my head for the entire service, and listen to the minister rather than watch. Maybe I was afraid of being distracted by any visuals that caught my eye

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Oxford/ Rogers Proposals In Fairhaven Facing Issues

 

Proposals for the vacant Oxford and Rogers schools in Fairhaven are raising more questions than answers.

The historic buildings were put up for auction, but received only one bid each from different parties. One

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Town Hall Renovations Voted Down At Dartmouth Town Meeting

Dartmouth residents can expect departments at Town Hall to stay put for the foreseeable future.

Last night, Town Meeting members voted against a $300,000 renovation to relocate departments to a central location on the third floor

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State Official Surveys Winter Storm Damage Along Massachusetts Coast

SANDWICH, Mass. (AP) - The state's top environmental official has toured several Cape Cod beaches that were pummeled by severe winter storms.

The visit Friday by Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton to Sandwich and Barnstable comes as Massachusetts assesses damage around the state in anticipation of filing a federal disaster assistance request.

Beaton says

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