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Residents Concerned Over Padanaram Causeway Closure
South Dartmouth residents and businesses are preparing to lose the Padanaram Causeway until 2018.
MassDOT and John Rocchio Construction, the company in charge of the $8.2 million causeway project, discussed their plans at Monday night's Select Board meeting...
District Exploring ‘Innovation Zone’ For NB Middle Schools
Officials are looking to get creative in solving the achievement gap at New Bedford middle schools.
At Monday's meeting, the New Bedford School Committee discussed the possibility of introducing an Innovation Zone for middle schools.
While still a concept, the Zone would give middle school teachers an…
Outraged Neighbors Speak Out On Freetown “Ambush” Party
The town of Freetown is ready to take action against the organizers of an out-of-control house party that happened over the weekend.
After the party of well over 1,000 people took over a neighborhood, the Freetown Board of Selectmen held a meeting on Monday to inform angry residents about possible pu…
NB City Council Passes FY17 Budget With Minimal Cuts
While the New Bedford City Council's cuts to the FY17 budget were kept to a minimum on Monday night, the final budget almost didn't pass.
The meeting at City Hall resulted in about $317,000 dollars in total cuts, with areas like the school department, EMS, and Police Department remaining un…
NB Committee On School Climate Makes Recommendations
While a study by the state found that New Bedford elementary schools are performing above expectations in math and language, the study also found an increase in conduct cards at middle schools in the past year.
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education officials presented their report at Monda…
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed In Dartmouth
Dartmouth could be the home of a medical marijuana dispensary in the not-so-distant future.
At Monday's meeting, the Dartmouth Select Board voted to provide a letter of non-opposition for a proposed facility at 350 Faunce Corner Rd, which is currently a nutrition store...
Westport Rep. Struggles to Defend Vote with WBSM Host
Westport State Representative Paul Schmid was grilled Thursday on WBSM over his vote on the transgender anti-discrimination bill. WBSM's Barry Richard repeatedly asked Schmid if the bill was necessary, considering that it is already illegal to discriminate against anyone because of their race, …

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