U.S. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is utilizing this weekend’s window for international competitions to take a look at some new players by scheduling two exhibition games, tomorrow at RFK Stadium in Washington, against Peru, and then on Tuesday, at Gillette … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE — Theresa Agonia, 23, was crowned Miss RI USA 2016 last Sunday.
Agonia, the daughter of Portuguese immigrants, will now be representing the Ocean State at the Miss USA Pageant next year.
“I’m so honored and humbled to have … Read Full Story
FALLR IVER — It was the perfect day for a parade and thousands took advantage of the bright sunny Saturday to watch the hours-long procession on the fourth day of the 29th annual Great Feast of the Holy Ghost.
People … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — The Great Feast of the Holy Ghost wasn’t just a big weekend-long party in Kennedy Park.
Sunday’s itinerary, which included a solemn Mass of coronation in the St. Anne’s Church basement shrine and a procession, was a … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — The lack of opportunities for Portuguese filmmakers to bring their work to American audiences inspired actor/producer Ana Ventura Miranda to establish the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival four years ago.
Today, the festival is not only showcasing … Read Full Story
TAUNTON — The Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford will be providing consular services in the city of Taunton once a month.
As a result of the project called “Permanências Consulares,” Portuguese citizens residing in the Taunton area will no … Read Full Story
Now focus their sights on high school season
Six players from the greater Fall River-New Bedford area helped the GPS-MA Elite U15 team win the U.S. Club Soccer National Cup that was played recently in Westfield, Indiana.
We first heard … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON — The Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States is bringing its Annual Leadership Awards Gala to Massachusetts on Oct. 24, for only the second time in the event’s 19-year history.
The Riverview at the Hudson Portuguese Club in … Read Full Story
Azorean govt to unveil Holy Ghost Feast portal during the feast
FALL RIVER — Holy Ghost feasts around the world will soon be a click away thanks to a project from the Azorean government that will be launched in Fall … Read Full Storyread more
Sopas distributed for the first time
The Great Feast of the Holy Ghost of New England will bring next week visitors to Fall River from as far away as Portugal and Canada for the event, which has been compared to … Read Full Storyread more
In its 50th celebration, the Our Lady of Rosary Parish Feast in Providence drew large crowds last weekend and the milestone was marked with fireworks.
Here are some images taken during last Sunday’s procession.… Read Full Story read more
NEW BEDFORD — More than 300 people turned out for the Immigrants’ Assistance Center fundraiser held Aug. 6 at the Museum of Madeiran Heritage, helping the agency raise about $15,000 to provide much needed services to local immigrants.
“The IAC … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — After serving nearly 25 years on the City Council, David Alves announced Wednesday that he will not be seeking reelection this fall.
Alves said it has been an extraordinary experience, but after much thought and consideration he … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — Clube Madeirense S.S. Sacramento Charitable Foundation recently awarded a total of $42,000 to 42 graduating high school seniors.
The recipients were featured in the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Parade on Sunday and after the parade they … Read Full Story
PROVINCETOWN — The swapping out of the well-weathered images of Portuguese women that make up the exhibit known as “They Also Faced the Sea,” mounted on the walls of the old fishhouse at the end of Fisherman’s Wharf, went off … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — A naturalization ceremony held last Friday was extra special because of the location.
Thirty-one immigrants became U.S. citizens in the same room at the Immigrants’ Assistance Center (IAC) where many have taken citizenship classes or learned English.… Read Full Story
FALL RIVER — Jeanine Cambra is looking forward to the future at Espírito Santo School. She has just taken over as the school’s new principal, and has dived right in. She’s already had numerous meetings with various teachers and families, … Read Full Storyread more
Pedro Pauleta visited New Bedford and East Providence, raised tens of thousands of dollars for local organizations
Pauleta may open a soccer school in this area in near future
Former Portuguese International Pauleta, who for a few years was the all-time leading scorer for the Portuguese national team, spent two days in this area, accompanied by 14 … Read Full Storyread more