130 Grams of Fentanyl Seized
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police seize a large quantity of fentanyl after carrying out a search warrant in a South End home.
Following an investigation into a heroin distribution service, police raided an apartment at 11 George Street around 11:50 p...
Vandals Target NB School
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating after vandals have targeted the Roosevelt Middle School in the city's South End.
Arthur Motta, Community and Public Affairs Manager for New Bedford Public Schools, says police responded to a security alarm at Roosevelt Middle School Wednesd…
New Bedford Seventh Graders Set to Visit UMD
More than 1,000 seventh grade students from Keith Middle School, Normandin Middle School, and Roosevelt Middle School in New Bedford will visit UMass Dartmouth on March 21, 23 and 28 to get an up-close look at college life.
The initiative is funded by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachu…
New Bedford Middle Schools to Undergo Redistricting
New Bedford schools will undergo a three-year redistricting plan for middle school students beginning next fall, Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin told WBSM News.
Durkin said 50 students finishing at the Carl Pacheco School at the end of this school year will go to Keith Middle School instead of Normandi…
South End Shots Fired
NEW BEDFORD - Nearly a dozen gunshots rang out Sunday night in New Bedford's South End.
Police say just before 9pm Sunday, reports of gunfire at Roosevelt and Ruth Streets were reported.
Police recovered five 9mm and six .40 caliber shell casings...
Achievement Scores
Good news and not-so-good news for New Bedford as the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education releases statewide achievement scores.
The good news: the Elizabeth Carter Brooks Elementary School greatly improved it's status from 2015, jumping from a Level 3 school to a Level 1, wit…

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