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Dartmouth Selectman Candidates Discuss The Issues Ahead Of Election
Two current Dartmouth officials are looking to fill the vacancy left after former selectman John george's arrest last year.
With Tuesday, April 5 being election day in town, Planning Board member Joel Avila and Finance Committee member John Haran attended Candidate's Night on Wednesday to answer ques…
Dartmouth Officials See Budget Problems In The Future
With new revenue growth in Dartmouth projected to drop from $1.4 million in 2016 to $494,000 in 2017, town officials are banking on conservative spending to get through.
During Monday's joint Select Board meeting with the Finance and School committees, officials voiced concerns over expenses in …
New Bedford Half Marathon Comes Down To Photo Finish
After 13.1 miles, Sunday's New Bedford Half-Marathon came down to the final few feet to determine a winner.
29 year-old William Sanders  of Wetherford, Connecticut beat out Arizona native Jonny Wilson by a hundredth of a second for the photo-finish win...
Dartmouth Exploring New Ideas For Retail Areas
Dartmouth wants to think outside the box when it comes to their commercial area.
The town recently completed their Retail Corridor Study, which looked at different options for unused areas around the mall and other shopping spaces such as empty parking lots and undeveloped land...
Committee Assigned For Rogers School
After one developer withdrew their interest in the Rogers School, Fairhaven will look to get creative to find a new use for the historic building.
At Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectman Bob Espindola suggested using the same negotiation committee for the Oxford School to com…
Dartmouth Responds To New Bedford On Opioid Crisis
Dartmouth Select Board Chairman Shawn McDonald says we need new tactics to win the war on drugs.
At Monday's meeting, the board discussed a recent letter sent by New Bedford's City Council regarding the surrounding area's resources for drug treatment...
Superintendent: Hay-Mac Teachers "Won't Lose Their Position"
With the Hayden-McFadden school's new turnaround plan coming together, New Bedford Superintendent Pia Durkin says no one will lose their job during the re-application process, except for performance reasons.
On Wednesday, the School Committee discussed a number of recommendations to bring the low-per…

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