DARTMOUTH — The Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives at UMass Dartmouth celebrated its 5th anniversary with a $500,000 donation, which will help...read more
NEW BEDFORD — Rui Miguel Rovoredo was overjoyed as he tightly grasped a small American flag in his hand and the document confirming that he now was a...read more
BOSTON (AP) – One of the biggest challenges facing the three candidates hoping to become the next Massachusetts treasurer is how to protect the state lottery from possible revenue threats from new casino developments and online gambling.
Republican Mike Heffernan, … Read Full Story
SAO PAULO (AP) – Cruzeiro scored late to beat Vitoria 1-0 on Sunday, ending a two-match losing streak and increasing its lead to seven points in the Brazilian league.
Defender Dede scored the winner with an 84th-minute header at the … Read Full Story
JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The capital’s streets named after Vladimir Lenin and Kim Il Sung are lingering reminders of Mozambique’s post-independence Marxism as the country, now one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, prepares for its fifth democratic election on Wednesday… Read Full Story
SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff highlighted her government’s achievements in reducing poverty while her rival used Sunday night’s presidential debate to attack her on allegations of bribery in state-run oil company Petrobras.
Opposition candidate Aecio … Read Full Story
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mary Moniz is apt to remind her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to do one thing: Stay in school to get an education.
Moniz, who was born in Fall River to a family of Azorean immigrants on the … Read Full Story
FALL RIVER — Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s office will conduct a free basketball clinic for Fall River youth on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Jameson Guimond, Head Coach at BMC Durfee High School, will facilitate the clinic, assisted by players … Read Full Story
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NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.
“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture.
The university’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented … Read Full Story