Bryan began his career in radio as a WBSM intern in June 2006. Soon after, Bryan was hired on as a part-time reporter and occasional news anchor. He expanded his role at the station to include Saturday morning news anchor in 2010. Despite leaving this post in late 2012, he continues to cover local meetings and community events during the week. A graduate of UMASS Dartmouth, Bryan lives in New Bedford and enjoys travelling, talking sports, and the outdoors.
Council Restores $4 Million in School Funds
One week after making a $4 million dollar cut to School Department funding, the City Council voted unanimously Thursday to restore that money to the Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The School Committee had asked for the restoration on Tuesday during an emergency meeting...
School Committee Asks Council to Reverse Budget Cuts
New Bedford School Committee members held an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the City Council's $4 million dollar budget cut.
City Council Approves Gap Funding for School Budget
City Councilors unanimously approved a $3.5 million dollar transfer Tuesday, to help the School Department close a budget gap for the fiscal year ending on June 30th. But several councilors took Mayor Jon Mitchell to task for his handling of the situation, and negotiating teacher salary increases without knowing how far in deficit the schools were...
Rally for Arts Teachers at School Committee; 2014 Budget Discussed
Over 100 students, parents and teachers turned out to Monday's School Committee meeting to rally for New Bedford's fine arts programs.
Dartmouth Housing Proposal Withdrawn
A contentious housing project in Dartmouth had its day before the town's Zoning Board of Appeals.
City Council Holds Final Budget Hearings
Some massive layoffs could hit New Bedford's Fire Department this fall, if a federal grant doesn't get renewed for the city.
New Bedford High School Night Program Graduates
The Bronspiegel Auditorium at New Bedford High School was packed Tuesday night, as the Evening School held commencement exercises. 138 students were part of the Class of 2013, the 50th in the night program's history. Graduate John Velho is planning to study criminal justice...
Sound Expert Weighs In on Fairhaven Wind
A regional sound expert is weighing in on Fairhaven's wind turbines. Sound engineer Stephen Ambrose made a strong case to the Board of Selectmen Monday for shutting down the two turbines, based on his research at similar facilities in Falmouth, Kingston and his home state of Maine...
Scouts Lead Movement for New Acushnet Library
A grassroots campaign to bring a new library and community center to Acushnet has scored another victory.
Freetown Honors Naval Officer Tyler Trahan
A permanent part of Freetown now bears the name of one of its fallen heroes. The town gathered at Crossroads Common Saturday for the dedication of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout. Trahan was killed in combat on April 30th, 2009 in Iraq, just days shy of his 23rd birthday...