REPORT: Opioid overdose deaths more likely among Massachusetts residents injured at work

Workers in construction and other physically demanding industries disproportionately impacted. “BOSTON (May 23, 2024) โ€“ Working-age Massachusetts residents who died between 2011 and 2020 were 35 percent more likely to have died of an opioid-related overdose if they had previously been injured at work, according to a new report released …

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New Bedford School Committee seeks ideas for naming new south end school, deadline extended

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“NOTICE: We want your input to name our new school! The New Bedford School Committee is accepting suggestions and ideas from New Bedford residents for naming the new elementary school to replace and combine the Congdon and DeValles Elementary Schools. Deadline: June 3 , 2024. Send to:”-New Bedford Public …

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New Bedford Police Officer visits Nativity Prep. School to share his journey from C.O. to police officer

“๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ Community Policing at its Finest! ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšจ Wednesday, Ofc. Sequeira stopped by the Nativity Preparatory School New Bedford to visit with the students and share his journey, starting as a correctional officer to serving as a respected police officer. We hope that after hearing Ofc. Sequeira’s background and love for …

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Official path for New Bedford’s 2024 Memorial Day Parade; parking ban to be STRICTLY enforced

“๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Œ๐„๐Œ๐Ž๐‘๐ˆ๐€๐‹ ๐ƒ๐€๐˜ ๐๐€๐‘๐€๐ƒ๐„ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The City’s Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27, 2024. The parade will form at Hathway Boulevard and Parker Street at 10:30 a.m. and will step off sharply at 11:00 a.m. The route will be easterly on Parker Street to County …

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Westport Fire Department promotes, swears in three firefighters

“Late on Monday afternoon, Town Clerk Kristin Stinson, conducted the swearing in and promotions of the following appointments: โ€ข Fire Lieutenant/Paramedic Robbie Greene to Fire Captain/Paramedic โ€ข Firefighter/Paramedic Mike Teixeira to Fire Lieutenant/Paramedic โ€ข Call Firefighter/Paramedic Brody Pelletier to Career Firefighter/Paramedic We wish them all the best!”-Westport Fire Department. Firefighter/Paramedic …

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