NBFD Open House
The New Bedford Fire Department invited local families to Fire Station 2 in Downtown New Bedford Wednesday afternoon for information on fire safety and prevention.
Campanello on Leave
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police chief who was honored at the White House for his work battling opioid addiction has been placed on paid leave pending the completion of an internal city investigation.
Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken announced Tuesday that Chief Leonard Camp…
Anti-Gang Program
An afterschool program that fizzled out in New Bedford may be coming back. Joanne Correia Marques, parent of a New Bedford High School graduate and current student at the school, wants to bring back the Gang Resistance Education and Training Program to the City's school system...
New Program for Keith
City and school officials announced a new program of advanced courses to be launched at one of New Bedford's middle schools this fall during a brief ceremony at Carney Academy Wednesday morning.
After-School Funding
State Senator Mark Montigny has secured $450,000 for New Bedford educational programs. The Senator's office announced the funding Thursday as part of the senate's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget.
The funding includes $100,000 to provide access to cultural programming for children at the Zeiterion Theatre, $8…
Summer Education
New Bedford Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Pia Durkin, is voicing her support for legistlation that would continue education through the summer months. Durkin spoke in favor of the bill on Beacon Hill Monday.
Durkin tells WBSM News the pilot grant program would partner the school district with educat…
New Bedford TDI
New Bedford has been selected for a program that will allow the city to bring in personnel to help with urban development.

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