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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, …
New Bedford Teachers Agree To Three-Year Deal
After nearly three hours of discussions, the New Bedford teachers union approved a new three-year contract on Thursday.
Teachers at New Bedford elementary, middle, and high schools attended the meeting held in the Keith Middle School auditorium...

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