CAMBRIDGE — The Festival of Senhor Santo Cristo saw a large crowd of people take part in a procession through the streets of Cambridge this past Sunday afternoon, May 22. Browse the gallery of photos taken during the procession: Amelia Houle, Madeline Melo Savanna Ferrabell Makenna Diaz Higor Carvalho Emma mcClymer Hayley Barros, Emily Barros and Jacob Barros. Rancho Folclórico Corações Lusíadas. Mason Silva,...read more
WASHINGTON — Immigrant advocates are expressing mixed feelings over the Department of Homeland Security’s announced plans to adjust immigration and naturalization fees in order to recover costs for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). While advocates praise a new fee waiver policy that could make it easier for low-income individuals to apply for citizenship, they say the high fees continue to be a...read more
BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Senate has approved an amendment that aims to bring the state into compliance with REAL ID, a federal program that sets new requirements for driver’s licenses and other identification cards. The amendment – passed Thursday during the Senate’s budget debate – would create a two-tiered system for driver’s licenses issued by the Registry of Motor...read more
EAST PROVIDENCE – For Douglas Hood, entering into the life of a police officer was a natural choice. “There wasn’t anything particular that sparked my interest,” said Hood, a third-generation Portu-guese-American and East Providence native. “Ever since I was young it was something I wanted to do. I just decided to take up on it and that’s about the whole story.” Yet, the 24-year-old has accomplished a lot,...read more
Young goal keeper Ederson and veteran striker Jonas, two key performers for the Sport Lisboa e Benfica team that recently won its third consecutive title in Portugal, will be in Foxboro, at Gillette Stadium, on June 12 when Brazil squares … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Riot police have held back striking Lisbon dock workers while port operators remove ship containers stranded for several weeks by the walkout over pay and labor rights.
Dozens of striking stevedores gathered outside gates at Lisbon’s … Read Full Story
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazil’s acting president announced austerity measures Tuesday aimed at pulling Latin America’s largest economy from its worst crisis in decades, warning that a failure to act will mean “extraordinary hardship” for future generations.
Speaking with … Read Full Story
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Despite national outrage after a Mexican man killed a woman along a waterfront pier, San Francisco officials upheld the city’s strict sanctuary protections for people who are in the country illegally.
The Board of Supervisors voted … Read Full Story
BOSTON (AP) – Her parents didn’t hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn’t stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.
“Female Force: Elizabeth Warren” tells the true-life … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians Tuesday at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the West African country’s government said.
The suspected soldier is missing but there are … Read Full Story
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – If you’re the head of world sailing, this is your worst Olympic nightmare.
A sailor nears the finish line in Rio de Janeiro’s polluted Guanabara Bay, holding the lead with a coveted gold medal in … Read Full Story
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