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 Campanello was put on indefinite leave, but did not disclose what initiated the investigation...
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...
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, $80,000 for after-school programming at Dennison Memorial Community Center, and many other after-scho
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 educational venues like the Whaling Museum, the Art Museum, and others that would offer educational and f