In an email to The New Bedford Light, a spokesman acknowledged the schools have recorded a total of 76 arrests of students and parents between 2017 and 2020.
With vaccination rates low, health officials struggle to contain the virus and worry about “rough” times this fall.
The School Committee’s decision was made amid a spike in COVID-19 cases across New Bedford and Bristol County during the last two weeks.
A report commissioned by Superintendent Thomas Anderson recommended substantial reforms to the SRO program, but all that might change is the program’s name.
In Bristol County, 557 executions of eviction have been issued to renters since October 2020 … housing advocates say the number could soar in August.
Mayor Mitchell: This will “create a pathway to the middle class by helping to establish solid union jobs, right here in our city.”
Cannon Street Power Station will be demolished and the surrounding area cleared to develop a staging area for the coming offshore wind industry.
New Bedford schools will receive upwards of $73 million in one-time federal relief funds aimed at safely reopening schools and addressing the needs of students affected by the pandemic.
Possible uses for the city’s pandemic relief aid include Zeiterion fix-up, water and sewer upgrades, Capitol Theatre restoration.
For tenants, landlords and homeowners, a large amount of rental relief funds are available to those in need.