Opioid Community Discussion
Hundreds of community members attended a unique town hall-style meeting to discuss opioid abuse and addiction on the Southcoast Wednesday evening at the Zeiterion Theater.
Physicians Get Proactive
As the nation's opioid addiction epidemic continues to rise, dozens of physicians from local emergency departments gathered Thursday evening to discuss methods of preventing even further growth.
NB Marijuana Dispensary?
Two New Bedford City Councilors filed a motion to discuss the medical marijuana dispensary industry and its possible role in the city during Thursday's meeting, suggesting it can boost the local economy while also driving down opioid addiction.
Sexual Assault Conference
Dozens of local law enforcement and legal professionals attended a training conference at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Friday morning to explore common issues and challenges related to the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases where alcohol is present.
Rep. Frank Visits UMD
Retired U.S. Representative Barney Frank is no stranger to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus, often paying a visit to speak with students or groups of the public.
Law Enforcement Talk Addicitoon
Members of the legal, legislative and medical fields gathered at the University of Massachusetts School of Law Friday to participate in a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic and legal solutions to the crisis.
Council Demands Meetin
The New Bedford City Council are no stranger to matters of school safety, and the topic spurred over an hour of passionate discussion during Thursday night's meeting.

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