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Mad Libs with one of the 1850s ladies

Ruth, of the national park’s 1850s ladies, is famous for telling tales, but this time she has them all mixed up! Come create historical (hysterical!) Mad Libs with her on AHA! night, Thursday, February 12, from 6:00-8:00 PM. The event takes place at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park’s visitor …

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NBHS graduation rate increases to highest level since state began recording; Annual dropout rate down to 3.5%

“Excellence is within reach,” Superintendent says as she commends students as well as educators and community members who champion student persistence as dropout rate decreases and graduation rate climbs The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) today released its annual data on graduation and dropout rates across the …

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Free Substance Abuse Treatment & Referral Training

Interested in making a difference in the lives of people struggling with substance abuse? START Training is a program designed to give you a basic understanding of addiction, treatment, and recovery. The program is presented by local professionals from different disciplines and tailored specifically for members of the faith community, …

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Troopers Arrest Man Planning to Rob Taunton Bank

At approximately 11:30 a.m. today, Massachusetts State Police personnel responded to the Bristol County Savings Bank on County Road in Taunton for a report of a man who was raising suspicion by loitering near the bank. Lieutenant Todd Cambra, commander of the MSP K-9 Section, and Trooper Adam Emond, assigned …

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The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 29 January 2015

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings. To solve this, …

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Dartmouth High School graduate receives Pier Fish Seafood Industry Scholarship Award; applications now being accepted for 2015 fund

Downtown New Bedford, Inc. congratulates the recipient of the 2014 Pier Fish Seafood Industry Scholarship Award, Nicholas J. Cardoso, a graduate of Dartmouth High School. Nicholas has completed his first semester at Westfield State University. His mother is employed at Dockside Repairs and Eastern Fisheries. Applications for the 2015 can …

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12 Things to do this Weekend (Jan 30- Feb 01)

Phew. What a past few days! Is there more snow coming? We will have snow on Friday, but don’t fret – it won’t be a blizzard and will be mixed with rain. While Friday will reach a high of 37 degrees, the mornings will be VERY frigid. We will experience …

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Late Breaking Snow-Day Kids Activity at The Z!

Zeiterion invites parents and kids to a special Snow Day Children’s Performance of “Miss Nelson is Missing” on Thursday, January 29 at 10AM & 12:30. Theatreworks USA bring us the story of Miss Nelson, who is the nicest teacher in the world, but has not-so-nice students. One day, Miss Nelson …

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