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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...
NB School Committee Emphasizes Technology In FY17 School Budget
Technology took the forefront of Monday night's New Bedford school budget discussion.
Out of the $7.7 million expected to be added to the district's budget for 2017, $300,000 will be included for technology replacement.
New Bedford schools' Information Technology Director Rob Tetreault says the additi…
Jim Phillips Leaves WBSM One Last Time [VIDEO]
Jim Phillips is a creature of habit, and I'm sure he's been that way all of his 45 years in broadcasting.
In the time he's been here at WBSM, only a handful of people have witnessed what can only be described as a solemn, late-night ritual that Jim performs every time he leaves...
The End For A Very Special Place
It was with deep regret that I learned this week of the closing of The Rainforest Café in The Burlington Mall.  My wife and I had dinner there just last Sunday not knowing it would be the last time before the audio animatronic monkeys  and tigers and elephants would be silenced for …
Jim Phillips Is Retiring. Why It Matters.
Long before there was CNN or The FOX News Channel, before cable TV was a household fixture and long before you could get instant information updates on your cellphone, there was Jim Phillips. Jim Phillips was a fixture on the radio dial and on  television for 45 years...
Upcoming Meetings The Key For Acushnet LNG Opponents
A local group continued their fight against a proposed 6.8 million cubic foot LNG facility in Acushnet.
On Wednesday night, South Coast Neighbors United held a public forum at the Acushnet VFW to inform locals about the proposed Access Northeast Project  located on Peckham Rd, which is lead by e…
Five NB Students Awarded The Jacobs Family Scholarship
After their tour of New Bedford High School on Tuesday, Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan wrapped up their visit to the city with their 16th annual scholarship presentation at the Whaling Museum.
The Jacobs Family rewarded five high school seniors in New Bedford with a $35,000 scholarship to study math,…
Qualcomm Founder Irwin Jacobs Visits NBHS
Could New Bedford High students see tablets in every classroom?
Technology mogul Dr. Irwin Jacobs, and his wife Joan, visited the school Tuesday morning. The Qualcomm founder and New Bedford High alumnus spoke with students and teachers participating in a pilot digital math program...

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