BOSTON — Governor Deval Patrick met Monday with Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the United States João Vale de Almeida. On the table were job and other growth opportunities of mutual interest.
According to a prepared statement issued … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama nominated Fall River native Ernest Moniz to be Secretary of Energy, a wave of pride spread across the city from the corner of Columbia Street to the halls of Durfee High School. It even … Read Full Storyread more
The Pope’s decision to step down has caught the world by surprise. It has been nearly 600 years since a Pope left office on his own accord, and it is fair to say it was not expected.
The decision leaves … Read Full Story
BOSTON — A new federation is being formed to promote the interests of Cape Verdeans and their community-based organizations in the United States.
The National Alliance of Cape Verdean Organizations (NACVO) will kick-off its work Saturday, Jan. 19 at 9:30 … Read Full Story
Today we launch a newly designed newspaper and digital experience. We’ve rebooted both our design and … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Alan Silvia worked for four years to finally get the chance to serve as member of the Massachusetts State House, and when the moment … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — Inspired by the beauty and magic of the Azorean archipelago, Darrell Kastin, son of an Azorean mother, wrote a collection of stories depicting the islands as he knows them, feels them, and experienced them.
“The Conjurer and Other … Read Full Story
Tiverton – Believing in exposing students to all that is Portuguese the Tiverton High School approved a Portuguese Language Club.
This past Tuesday, Dec. 11, Dennis Soares, the World Language Department Head at the Tiverton High School, went in front … Read Full Story
Local group of Azorean women recreate Presépio da Lapinha
By Melissa Costa, O Jornal
No matter where you live or how old you are, childhood Christmas memories always find a place in your heart.… Read Full Storyread more
A typical Nativity Scene of Lagoa, Azores, is on display at the Old Colony Historical Society, in Taunton, through Jan. 4, 2013.
Hundreds of crèche pieces handcrafted by Azorean Artisan António Morais depict both biblical … Read Full Story
Sisters create oversized nativy scenes with raggedy-style dools
By Lurdes C. da Silva, O Jornal
Suzette Guerreiro and Fernanda Santos can honestly say they have … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — The Consultative Council of the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford is calling for the community to support the parishioners … Read Full Storyread more
EAST PROVIDENCE — When Manuela Duarte arrived at age 20 from S. Miguel, Azores, with her parents and siblings in 1968, she brought over the firm belief that to be successful in this country she needed to pursue higher education … Read Full Storyread more