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Did your ancestor hunt whales? Museum database offers clues

Did your ancestor hunt whales? Museum database offers clues

BOSTON (AP) – A digital list of the tens of thousands of men who embarked on whaling voyages out of New Bedford, from 10-year-old boys to a 70-year-old sailor who drank himself to death in South Africa, is a valuable … Read Full Story

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Local players head to Colorado to defend their national title this weekend

Local players head to Colorado to defend their national title this weekend

Before heading to Aurora, Colo., where they will defend the U.S. Club Soccer National Cup title that they won last year, five local players won the tune up, the GPS Summer College Showcase Tournament, played last weekend in Lancaster, Mass.… Read Full Story

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EU Commission refrains from fining Spain, Portugal

EU Commission refrains from fining Spain, Portugal

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union’s executive refrained Wednesday from calling for heavy fines against Spain and Portugal for breaching budget rules and sought instead to set “new fiscal paths” for the two countries.

It gave both nations until Oct. Read Full Story

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Brazilian police arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

Brazilian police arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, officials said Thursday.
Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes … Read Full Story

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Baker signs bill creating new driver’s license requirements

Baker signs bill creating new driver’s license requirements

BOSTON (AP) – Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill bringing Massachusetts into compliance with new federal requirements for driver’s licenses and other identification cards.

The requirements under the REAL-ID Act will make it easier for residents to enter … Read Full Story

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What young Americans think on top issues facing the country

What young Americans think on top issues facing the country

WASHINGTON (AP) – Young Americans have education and the economy at the top of their minds as they think about this year’s presidential election. But their thoughts on some of the other top issues facing the country – and which … Read Full Story

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Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11

Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11

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

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Big wave legend Garrett McNamara in Portugal to lead free surfer lessons

Big wave legend Garrett McNamara in Portugal to lead free surfer lessons

U.S. surf legend Garrett McNamara will lead a number of free surf classes at Portuguese beaches this summer.
The initiative, entitled ‘Buondi Surf Sessions,’ kicked off Tuesday at Lisbon’s Carcavelos Beach. All lessons begin with a special surf class for … Read Full Story

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Crisis or speed bump? What UK vote means for world economy

Crisis or speed bump? What UK vote means for world economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Britain’s vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis.

The most immediate pain will … Read Full Story

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Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

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

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Summer Guide

Summer Guide

MAY

 

Friday, May 20

Santo Cristo Feast – Saint Anthony Church in Cambridge

Through May 22

On Friday, a Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. It will be followed by food, music and dancing in the parish hall, … Read Full Story