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Local Runners Complete Boston Marathon

The 119th Boston Marathon is over, but runners certainly won't forget the event anytime soon.

24 members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club ran the marathon on Monday. Many of the runners are veterans to the course, but first year runners say its unlike any other race

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New Bedford Schools ’16 Budget: ELL Programs A Priority

New Bedford superintendent Pia Durkin has high expectations for the next school year.

At last night's school committee meeting she presented the preliminary 2016 Fiscal Year Budget, requesting $125,771,768

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Holocaust Survivor Visits BCC

Seventy years after thousands of Jews were liberated from the Auschwitz death camp, one survivor came to Bristol Community College to talk about the experience.

90 year old Esther Bauer spoke in front of a packed auditorium about her experiences as a young Jewish girl in Nazi occupied Germany, and the horrors she witnessed

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Fairhaven Election Results: BPW Stays

Monday's election in Fairhaven saw residents voting on members of various boards, and one of the boards all together.

While incumbent Robert Hobson and Dan Freitas were elected to the Board of Public Works, that still didn't guarantee their positions

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Bridgewater State Student Accused Of Raping Daycare Children

The 21 year-old Bridgewater State student accused of raping two children at the university's day care is currently being held in jail.

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Chef Jacques Pépin Visits UMass Dartmouth

With hundreds of cooking shows to choose from today, perhaps they can all thank one of the first chefs to popularize and even glamorize culinary art, Jacques Pépin. 

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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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