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NB School Committee Emphasizes Technology In '17 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…
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...
Residents Unhappy With Oxford School Purchase Agreement
Fairhaven residents were critical of the town's purchase agreement for the Oxford School at Wednesday's Board of Selectmen meeting.
Town officials and the Stratford Capital Group had entered negotiations for the details of the purchase and sales agreement to convert the historic Fairhaven s…
The New Sister Rose House Set To Open Next Week
Members of the media got a look at the finished Sister Rose House in New Bedford on Thursday.
The dry men's homeless shelter named after Sister Rosellen Gallogly, is run by Catholic Social Services.
Previously, the Sister Rose House was located in the downtown area, but Catholic Social Services C…
Dartmouth Voters Say 'No' To Police Station Renovation
Plans for a permanent Dartmouth police station took a step back after Tuesday night's town election.
Voters said 'no' to the ballot question 1116 - 992, which asked to renovate the current police building for $8.4 million, raising resident taxes by about $37...

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