Drug busts, controversial books, Garron on TV

As we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the news from this past week.

New Bedford’s City Council selected a new president. Councilor Linda Morad was elected to serve as board president during the coming year in a 9-1 vote Tuesday. Councilor Naomi Carney motioned to nominate her during the board’s annual reorganization meeting, which was seconded by Councilor Shane Burgo. Outgoing council president Ian Abreu cast the lone dissenting vote. There were no other nominations.

A yoga studio geared toward the Hispanic community opened in New Bedford’s Kilburn Mill. “I want to bring the Hispanic community the benefits of doing yoga,” said Tahais Martins, owner of Yoga es Vida located on the second floor of the Kilburn Mill. Classes will include yoga for beginners, kids classes, restorative yoga, classes incorporating Latin music, kick drum class as well as dancing, crafts, painting, and other creative activities.

Keep up with high school sports with scores, game highlights, and player of the week voting at https://www.southcoasttoday.com/sports.

Then there are the most-read stories of the week on https://www.southcoasttoday.com:

Fairhaven High School was built in 1906 under the direction of Henry Huttleston Rogers

The elaborate ceiling in the Elizabethan Renaissance style is a work of art in itself, but it’s the classroom that has been so well preserved that it looks much the same as it did 116 years ago.

The former Room 7 — now Room 107 — draws the attention of all who enter Fairhaven High School, among one of the town’s unique historic landmarks.

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