BOSTON (AP) – Election officials in Massachusetts are reminding residents of an upcoming voter registration deadline.
Wednesday is the final day to register for the March 1 presidential primary in the Bay State.
Secretary of State William … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON — Clients of the former U.S. branches of Portugal’s Santander Totta and Banif banks will be able to transfer money to Portugal at local Santander Bank branches, announced Santander Totta on Wednesday.
“This service will be available to Santander … Read Full Story
NEW YORK — Portuguese actress Kika Magalhães is receiving high critical acclaim for her starring role in the thriller “The Eyes of My Mother” and being called a breakout star of this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
“It’s Kika Magalhães who … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — Sara da Silva Quintal is the new president of the Azorean Maritime Heritage Society and the second female to hold that position in the organization’s history.
“I am honored… But [Founding President] Mary Vermette’s shoes are very … Read Full Story
CAMBRIDGE — The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) has launched a new program to help Portuguese-speaking immigrants better position themselves in a competitive job market and build a path for career advancement.
“We hope that by breaking down linguistic … Read Full Story
FALL RIVER — More than 200 books and dozens of CDs and DVDs on Azorean history, culture and literature being donated by the Regional Government of Azores to the Bristol Community College will greatly boost the Lusophone library at the … Read Full Storyread more
HUDSON – Returning from a week-long academic trip to Portugal, five Hudson High School students seemed to have just one word for their experience — “Amazing.”
Seniors Hannah Fuller, Olivia Banks and Jennifer Kallin and juniors Arianna Sequenzia and Olivia … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — The year after a large, prestigious delegation from Massachusetts crossed the Atlantic Ocean to São Miguel for an historic cultural dedication, the Azorean-Jewish Heritage Foundation recently announced an invitation for a one-week return voyage.
“The 2016 trip … Read Full Storyread more
Local Domestic Violence Service Providers Reach Out to Community in Peabody as They Mourn the Death of Elisete Benevides
NEW BEDFORD — A new celebration called Viva Portugal! is expected to transform a section of Downtown New Bedford into a big festa on May 7, announced Zeiterion Performing Arts Center officials and several Portuguese community leaders on Tuesday.
“Picture … Read Full Storyread more
IAC to host poetry book signing at Casa da Saudade
NEW BEDFORD — The Immigrants’ Assistance Center (IAC), in collaboration with Casa da Saudade Library, will be hosting a Portuguese book signing event on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 5 to … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — Massachusetts native and retired federal State Department employee Eleanor Lopes Akahloun hopes her story will inspire others to chase their dreams and be resilient in making them come true.
In her memoir “The Magic of Dreams: An … Read Full Story
BOSTON — Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, has been awarded the Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ 2016 Legislator of the Year award for his dedication to patient safety and leadership on health care issues.
The MANA Legislator … Read Full Story
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Fire investigators in East Providence say an improperly ventilated furnace and boiler caused a carbon monoxide leak that sickened 50 people at a banquet hall this past weekend.
Fire Capt. Kenneth Botelho says the ventilation … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER —Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will observe Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 31 through Feb. 6 with Masses, open houses and a variety of special programs and activities.
Observed annually across the country, the week is … Read Full Storyread more
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Dozens of people are recovering after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at an East Providence social hall.
Fire officials say they responded Saturday evening to the Holy Ghost Beneficial Brotherhood hall after … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A center-right candidate scored a resounding victory in Portugal’s presidential election Sunday, warning he would use the largely ceremonial post to prevent the center-left anti-austerity government from worsening the debt-heavy country’s financial health.
Marcelo Rebelo de … Read Full Storyread more
MACEDON, N.Y. (AP) – The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up.
Jeremiah Coholan and his passenger, Richard Medeiros, took off from New Bedford, Massachusetts, on … Read Full Storyread more