By Esther Cepeda
The perverse thing about ideologues is that they’re easy to dismiss when they say something blatantly outlandish.
A couple of weeks ago, Donald Trump said that Pre-sident Obama was the foun-der of the terrorist group ISIS, also … Read Full Story
Postal carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday
FALL RIVER – Postal carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items left near the mailbox this Saturday as part Stamp Out Hunger campaign.
The collection will help area food pantries.
This year … Read Full Story
By Rich Taber
There are 102 years of tradition packed into the 2016 Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, and this year’s event is now less than 100 days away. Saying it’s just around the corner rings true in more than … Read Full Storyread more
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WESTPORT — Luke Carreiro, a Westport High School graduate who served his country as an Army soldier in Iraq and died last week in North Carolina, is being remembered as a great teammate, a good soldier and a loving son.… Read Full Storyread more
Once again, the western world finds itself grappling with the scourge of terrorism.
The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed 129 innocent people and injured 350 more last week in Paris. Of course, the … Read Full Story
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By Joseph Francois and Alberto Lima
Immigrants have always come to America in search of one thing: opportunity – good jobs, a chance at a decent life, and, most important of all, a quality education so that their children can … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Luiz Felipe Scolari has paid 3 million euros ($3.4 million) in back taxes from when he was Portugal coach between 2003 and 2007, the Portuguese authorities have announced.
The Criminal Investigation Department of the attorney general’s … Read Full Storyread more
UMass lecture to focus on Portuguese American experience
LOWELL — The Boott Cotton Mills Museum will host author George Monteiro to reflect on his upbringing and the lives of laborers in his family from Valley Falls, R.I., during the program … Read Full Storyread more
Author Maria Lawton to appear at Bridgewater Public Library
BRIDGEWATER — Author Maria Lawton will discuss her recently released book “Azorean Cooking, From My Table to Yours” at the Bridgewater Public Library on Oct. 6.
Longing to recreate her grandmother … Read Full Story
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By Michael Fix
Every few years, the issue of birthright citizenship flares briefly but brightly, unleashing a wave of news articles, pronouncements by politicians and pundits, and bills to repeal the guarantee of citizenship bestowed on virtually every single baby … Read Full Storyread more
Living in Fall River has its advantages because we enjoy many colorful activities from different cultures and languages. Each one of us has our favorite event depending on one’s background.
This month alone, our city is celebrating the 50th anniversary … Read Full Story
SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle Sounders have signed Brazilian midfielder Thomas Jaguaribe Bedinelli, who will be eligible to play immediately.
Seattle announced the signing of the 22-year-old on Monday; he goes simply by Thomas. The Sounders have already … Read Full Storyread more
Five of the biggest banks in the world pleaded guilty last week to criminal charges and essentially admitted they defrauded their customers. What’s significant about this settlement – beyond the $5.6 billion in fines the banks must pay – is … Read Full Storyread more
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Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year nominations sought
CAMBRIDGE — The fourth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year awards dinner will be held Thursday, May 7, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.
Presented by the Immigrant Learning Center, these awards … Read Full Story