“A little over two years ago, I died,” recounted Owen West, at a Nov. 21 press conference celebrating the enactment of a law in Rhode Island requiring every private and public middle school and high school to have an automated external defibrillator, a portable device that can send an electric shock to restart a heart.
Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be.
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Construction will soon begin on a new facility for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy. The 320-student charter high school will move into a newly constructed building at 15 Jones St. by the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.
The Lagoda, the largest ship model in the world, has welcomed visitors to the New Bedford Whaling Museum for 100 years and, on Saturday, Nov. 19, the museum will celebrate its centennial with the dedication of the Bourne Building, which houses the Lagoda.