Hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts households will be getting around $150 less in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits after March 2, as emergency pandemic payments come to an end nationwide.
The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded the New Bedford Public School system and multiple New Bedford-based nonprofit organizations $1,181,136 in early education and care grants for fiscal year 2018.
With Federal budget cuts on the table, New Bedford's anti-poverty agency, PACE is facing some difficult times ahead. WBSM's Jim Phillips speaks with Pace Director Bruce Morrell on Townsquare Sunday.
Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 10am on WBSM 1420 and WBSM...