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Bernadette Coelho appointed New Bedford High School Headmaster

Superintendent Pia Durkin has appointed Bernadette Coelho as Headmaster of New Bedford High School following a three-tiered interview and selection process that yielded highly qualified candidates from across the country. Ms. Coelho is an experienced NBHS administrator, and has worked at the high school since 2006 – as acting Headmaster …

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ONE Theater Group, Inc. to produce Alice in Wonderland

ONE Theater Group, Inc. is proud to announce its upcoming production of Alice in Wonderland. All proceeds from the show will benefit Community Autism Resources – a local service agency that assists families and professionals to meet the needs of children and persons living with autism in Southeastern, MA. A …

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Hands Across the River Coalition Annual Meeting This Month

Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly. The next meeting which takes place Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6:00-7:45 p.m. at the Millicent Library, Fairhaven, MA will be the Annual Meeting. The meeting will consist of election for offices, an overview of the year and …

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City, AFSCME Union Announce Agreement on Multi-Year Contract

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union Local 851, Council 93 have reached a new labor contract. The City of New Bedford employs nearly 370 AFSCME union employees, who serve the public in a variety of roles including clerks, custodians, …

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Providence man indicted for murder of Justin Downey

District Attorney Tom Quinn announced today that a Bristol County Grand Jury has indicted Sayyid Coggins on charges connected to the April 15, 2014 death of 29-year-old Justin Downey in New Bedford. Original story here. Mr. Coggins, 37, who was residing in Providence, RI at the time of the incident, …

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Massachusetts Headlight Law takes effect April 7th

The State Police, along with the MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles and Highway Divisions, are advising motorists of a new law taking effect on April 7, 2015 requiring the use of headlights and taillights on motor vehicles during inclement weather and when windshield wipers are in use. The law is …

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Holy Family-Holy Name 23rd Annual Penny Sale on the Way

Parents and friends of Holy Family-Holy Name School will be sponsoring our 23rd annual Penny Sale on Saturday, April 11th. Come and buy some tickets and take a chance on winning one of the 250 individual prizes being raffled off! They range from household items to children’s toys to gift …

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