SWANSEA — The Prince Henry Society of Fall River [PHS] has given over $400,000 in scholarships to area students since its inception in 1980. Last Saturday, 14 more students were recognized for their academic achievement at the organization’s annual Scholarship … Read Full Storyread more
Dollars for Scholars of Fall River accepting scholarship applications
FALL RIVER — The Scholarship America, Fall River “Dollars for Scholars” program is accepting applications for three scholarships — the Superintendent of Schools John R. Correiro Scholarship, the John and Pauline … Read Full Story
BROCKTON — Excitement was in the air as parents, teachers, students and even representatives from foreign governments came together June 16 for the official launching of Brockton Public Schools’ Unidos Portuguese Immersion Program at the Oscar F. Raymond School.
“Children … Read Full Story
DARTMOUTH — The organ of the former St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford, rooted in the Portuguese community’s history, has found a new home.
The instrument fell into great disrepair after the Fall River Diocese decided to close … Read Full Story
Hundreds came together to celebrate Portuguese culture and to march in the Day of Portugal Parade that took place Sunday in Somerville and Cambridge.
The parade kicked off around 2 p.m. at Portuguese Square on Concord Avenue in Somerville. From … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Thousands of people descended upon the Gates of the City plaza last weekend to take part in the Day of Portugal festival, which featured local and international musical acts, traditional foods, some soccer and activities for the … Read Full Storyread more
PROVINCETOWN — The loss of the fishing vessel Patricia Marie off Nauset Beach in October 1976 left an indelible mark on this town, and remains a symbol of the hazards of the fishing life. In the decade afterward, there were … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER – Alberta Sequeira, an author and speaker of the affects of alcoholism on families, said that her pain has also been rewarding in a way.
“It’s funny how we don’t really sit back and look at ourselves,” said … Read Full Story
Provincetown Portuguese Festival gets underway Thursday
PROVINCETOWN — The Provincetown Portuguese Festival will be held from June 23 to 26.
The festival celebrates Provincetown’s Portuguese and maritime roots, culminating in the annual Blessing of the Fleet.
During the festival, Commercial … Read Full Story
PROVIDENCE — Elder Portuguese immigrants and younger generations born in the United States, along with U.S. and Portuguese dignitaries, jam-packed the Conference Room at Rhode Island State House on June 10 to celebrate the Day of Portugal and the many … Read Full Storyread more
SOMERVILLE — Manuel Rosa, the author of “COLUMBUS -The Untold Story” will be at the Somerville Public Library on June 23 to talk about the book and his 25-year investigation to prove that Columbus was not Italian.
According to the … Read Full Story
Dozens gathered in front of New Bedford City Hall on June 9 for a flag raising ceremony celebrating the Day of Portugal.
On hand were the Ambassador of Portugal in Washington, Domingos Fezas Vital, and the Secretary of State of … Read Full Storyread more
St. Anthony’s Church in Cambridge celebrated the feast of its patron last weekend.
Here are some images from Sunday´s Procession:… Read Full Story read more
The Day of Portugal Festival on Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford offered plenty of food, traditional crafts and entertainment, including performances by various musicians. Even the torrential rain on Saturday did not dampen visitor’s spirits.
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Providence came alive on Sunday with the colors of Portugal and the sound of traditional Portuguese music as the Day of Portugal Parade made its way through downtown streets. The parade was preceded by a speaking program outside of the … Read Full Storyread more
U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman has made a friendly wager with US Ambassadors to Iceland, Austria and Hungary that Portugal will be the winner of Euro2016 Group F. Check it out here
NEW BEDFORD — Three hundred and forty-one individuals made their way through the finishing line at the New Bedford Day of Portugal 5k Road Race last Sunday morning.
Last year’s winner Andy Sukeforth, 24, of Middleboro, won the race again … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — The 11th Annual Boston Portuguese Festival is going to be smaller than in years past, yet still promises fun for all those who appreciate Portuguese tradition and history.
“It’s been kind of a hard year,” said Liliana de … Read Full Story