PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island is getting more than $445,000 in federal funds to improve the quality of the state’s unemployment insurance program.
The funding from the U.S. Labor Department is part of more than $87 million awarded to … Read Full Storyread more
11th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education
DARTMOUTH — On Sept. 19, the Department of Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host the 11th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education.
The conference will take place at the Star … Read Full Story
We, the members of the Massachusetts Coastal Caucus, recently learned that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued new regulations for the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan. Recognizing that the regulations would unnecessarily impose significant, negative consequences on our … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse hosted U.S. Ambassador-designate Robert Sherman in his Washington, D.C. office Tuesday to discuss issues important to Rhode Island’s Portuguese community and the Portuguese people.
“I appreciated the opportunity to talk with Ambassador-designate Sherman,” said … Read Full Storyread more
The gap between the wealthiest residents in Massachusetts and its poorest is the 10th largest in the nation, and one study found the gap is widening here at a faster pace than anywhere else.
Last week, the Massa-chusetts Senate voted … Read Full Storyread more
BRASILIA, BRAZIL (AP) – Results from Brazilian football:
Brazil Serie A
Botafogo 1, Atletico Mineiro 0
Cruzeiro 5, Criciuma 3
Bahia 1, Atletico Paranaense 1
Corinthians 1, Santos 1
Internacional 2, Sao Paulo 3
Ponte Preta … Read Full Storyread more
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick in the space of 15 minutes to boost Portugal’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup with a 4-2 win at nine-man Northern Ireland, while Russia trounced Luxembourg 4-1 … Read Full Storyread more
Madeira Field is a pilgrimage site where families gather every August to celebrate the Portuguese heritage of New Bedford at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.
The scent of bayberry leaves affixed to the decorative arches collides with the tangy … Read Full Story
Beginning in 2009, the Senate leadership team reached out to the small businesses in our state and took action to address the concerns they raised. Working in bipartisan cooperation with our partners in the House of Representatives and the Carcieri … Read Full Storyread more
BALTIMORE, Md. – Massachusetts ranks 3rd in a report measuring how well children are doing in health, education and family life.
The annual “Kids Count” report released Monday shows improvement in Massachusetts in some areas such as children’s health … Read Full Storyread more
A longevidade do relacionamento entre Portugal e os Estados Unidos foi foco na celebração oficial do Dia de Portugal na Casa Estatal em Rhode Island a 7 de Junho.
“Mesmo antes do Tratado de Paris, 15l de Fevereiro de 1783, … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — The Bristol Community College Press Club is proud to announce new scholarships available to BCC students through the BCC Foundation. Two $500 scholarship awards will be given to qualified students each year – $250 for the first semester … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former navy chief of the small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau who is suspected of being a kingpin in the international cocaine trade has been brought to the U.S. and is being held by authorities in … Read Full Storyread more