Hospital’s growing services, changing city demographics give rise to need for more interpreters in various languages
FALL RIVER — When a patient cannot speak English, they may feel frustrated when trying to explain the simplest of medical conditions to a … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Stormy political times likely lay ahead for Portugal after a general election delivered a minority government.
Minority governments struggle to survive in the bickering atmosphere of Portuguese politics, and only one has ever completed its four-year … Read Full Storyread more
MADRID (AP) – Real Madrid held a special ceremony to honor Cristiano Ronaldoon Friday after he became the club’s all-time leading scorer.
The club presented Ronaldo with a custom-made trophy in a ceremony attended by his family and … Read Full Storyread more
MIAMI (AP) — Before there were Food Network icons and cultish produce, before farm-to-table was a philosophy and cake decorating became a competitive sport, there was Emeril Lagasse.
And his is a life story best told by the kitchens that … Read Full Story
FALL RIVER — The majority of Portuguese women may not know they have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, all because of their genes.
A genetics group at Rhode Island Hospital in 2009 learned that a specific BRCA2 gene … Read Full Story
Discusses issues of relevance to the Cape Verdean community, recognizes 40 individuals and institutions
SWANSEA — During what could be his last trip to this region as Prime Minister of Cape Verde, as his mandate is coming to an end, … Read Full Storyread more
Ronaldo becomes Real Madrid’s all-time top scorer, passes 500-goal mark
By scoring twice in Real Madrid’s victory over Swedish side Malmo (0-2) in week two of Group A play in UEFA’s Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Raul Gonzalez as the … Read Full Storyread more
MADRID (AP) – Benfica came from behind to surprise Atletico Madrid with a 2-1 win on Wednesday, taking the lead in Group C of the Champions League.
Angel Correa put the hosts ahead from inside the area in the 23rd … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) — Immigration activists are pressing state lawmakers to pass legislation that would limit how much local police departments can cooperate with requests by federal immigration officers to maintain custody of people suspected of being in the country illegally.… Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Grace Lopes and her husband, Manuel, have seen two popes in person.
Both times, they traveled to Vatican City, where they saw the late Pope John Paul II and, three years later, his successor, Benedict XVI.
This … Read Full Story
CAMBRIDGE — Supporters of the Joe & Dorothy Chaves Foundation will be walking a 5K Walk-a-thon on Sunday, Sept. 27, to commemorate the life and legacy of educator and community leader José Chaves and to support scholarships and community programs … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cheered by jubilant crowds across the nation’s capital, Pope Francis forged common cause Wednesday with President Barack Obama on climate change, immigration and inequality, as the popular pontiff signaled he would not sidestep issues that have deeply … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — City Councilor Jasiel Correia II will challenge Mayor Sam Sutter in the November municipal elections as both were the two leading vote-getters in Tuesday’s citywide preliminary elections.
Correia sent a strong message to Sutter campaign as the … Read Full Storyread more
Gen. Paul Joseph Selva is the son of an Azorean immigrant
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — No sooner had Air Force General Paul Joseph Selva been tapped to serve as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff than inquiries about … Read Full Storyread more
PAWTUCKET — The Grupo Amigos da Terceira recently celebrated their St. Vicent de Paul Feast honoring their patron saint.
The celebration was held from Sept. 7 to 13 and included a theatrical performance, an art exhibit, a traditional Cantoria show, … Read Full Storyread more
Eversource to hold information session Sept. 23
ACUSHNET — Propelled by concerns about the large liquefied natural gas project proposed by Eversource, formely NSTAR, on company-owned land close to her home, Maria Roque Connely is reaching out to public officials … Read Full Story
PROVIDENCE — For six years, John Michael Dias portrayed Frankie Vali in the Broadway musical “Jersey Boys” and now the Tiverton native is going out on the road again with a story about another musical icon: Carole King.
Dias, a … Read Full Story
Prof. Carlos Almeida takes the reigns
FALL RIVER — The brainchild of Prof. José Francisco Costa, the LusoCentro at Bristol Community College has always been his “baby.”
Thirteen years after seeing his long awaited dream come true, the center’s director … Read Full Story