Incoming superintendent Pia Durkin has named a longtime member of the Barnstable School Committee to be the School Department's new business manager.
The UMass Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to freeze tuition and fees for the first time in more than a decade but only if the system receives the $39 million increase being weighed in the state budget process.
The explosion rocked the parking lot with sound and noise, setting off a car alarm and - police hoped - distracting the two suspects inside the school bus.
In an effort to meet the needs of seniors, "Senior Scene" includes news items of interest to senior citizens as well as important information about senior centers and Councils on Aging within each of the communities in our region.
The 39th annual Fairhaven Father's Day 5K/10K Road Race went off under clear, blue skies Sunday morning, and two local runners were among the prize winners in the 5K high school divisions.
Parking requirements were the main topic of discussion at the June 11 Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on the Four Kings LLC request for a special permit to redevelop the former King Lumber property off Russells Mills road for retail, office and warehouse space.
A Danish pension company has promised to invest $200 million in Cape Wind providing the project's financing is closed by the end of the year.
Vieira Levitt, museum curator, gallery director for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and photographer of Brutalist architecture, discusses her photographs.
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education approved a policy change Tuesday to allow proposals to build residence halls at any of the state's 15 community colleges, according to a press release.
Officials want to establish a "cultural district" downtown aimed at bringing the city's growing arts community under a single umbrella and possibly drawing in state money.
Claire L. Picard, age 102 years, died on June 15, 2013 at The Oaks Nursing Center, after having given to and taken from life all that is humanely possible.
Richard G. Holtkamp, 80, of New Bedford died June 15, 2013 at The Oaks Nursing Home.
Dorothy V. Teixeira, 91, of So. Dartmouth, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 following a lengthy period of declining health at the home of her cousin, Mary-Norma Magan and her husband Carl.
A Massachusetts woman says she and her 5-year-old developmentally disabled daughter were thrown out of a Providence, R.I., theater during a "Beauty and the Beast" performance because the girl was making giggling and humming noises she makes when she's happy.
Stephen Barker, Head of School at Friends Academy in Dartmouth, offered that assessment at the Sally Borden Program's annual ceremony to mark the end of the 2012-13 academic year.