Fall River native shines in Chicago
CHICAGO — Christopher Teixeira still has fond memories of playing with dough and flour at age 4 or 5, while his mother worked at George’s Lebanese Bakery in Fall River. Little did he know … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — The man considered to be the chief strategist of the Carnation Revolution in Portugal in 1974 — which led to the establishment of democracy after 40 years of authoritarian rule — will be visiting Massachusetts in September.
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BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts won’t be hosting unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border after all.
Federal Health and Human Services officials informed Gov. Deval Patrick on Tuesday that due to an easing of the number of unaccompanied children apprehended … Read Full Storyread more
PARIS (AP) – Credit Agricole’s second-quarter profit was nearly cut in half as the French bank became the first major foreign shareholder to report its loss in Portugal’s biggest banking scandal.
In its second-quarter earnings report , Credit … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – At least one member of the Rhode Island House is being subpoenaed to give testimony in the 38 Studios lawsuit, and the chamber’s top Democrat said he expects others will be too, he told lawmakers over … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned former Greece coach Fernando Santos for eight international games on Monday for verbally abusing match officials at the World Cup.
Santos was banished from the dugout after extra time of Greece’s second-round match against Costa … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A new Portuguese bank appeared Monday, born from the ruins of a collapsed business empire, and declared on its website that it was now “stronger and safer.”
Investors rattled by the eurozone’s latest financial drama will, however, need … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — Rain did not dampen spirits at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament’s parade on Sunday afternoon.
The five-division parade stepped off just after 3 p.m. from Brooklawn Park, making its way down Acushnet Avenue towards the feast … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — Patricia Dias, a rising senior at New Bedford High School of Cape Verdean descent, did not think at the beginning of her junior year that she would be involved in the computer science program at her school. … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — The city with a rough and tumble reputation is trying to pretty itself up, one wall at a time.
“This (the Acushnet Ave. mural) is part of the Great Neighborhoods Project to make Acushnet Avenue as great … Read Full Storyread more
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mary Moniz is apt to remind her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to do one thing: Stay in school to get an education.
Moniz, who was born in Fall River to a family of Azorean immigrants on the … Read Full Storyread more
QUINCY — The Consulate General of Cape Verde in the United States is announcing a visit by the President of Cape Verde, Dr. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, from August 8 until August 11.
The purpose of the trip is … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — Kim Sawyer, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Portugal and successful businesswoman, said she plans to expand her mentoring of other U.S. women business proprietors to female business owners and entrepreneurs in Portugal.
Sawyer, who arrived in … Read Full Storyread more
Madeira Film Festival begins U.S. tour in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD — The Madeira Film Festival is expanding into new territory and is looking for partners in the United States to help them promote Portugal’s beauty and culture through film, … Read Full Storyread more
CHICAGO (AP) – Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border are in Illinois, with at least one top elected official saying hundreds more could be … Read Full Storyread more
REVERE, Mass. (AP) – A powerful storm blew through Massachusetts , causing extensive building damage in Revere, a coastal city north of Boston.
Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano said the department received dozens of calls reporting … Read Full Storyread more
For nearly 10 years, the Madeiran festeiros have referred to the arrival of the oak barrels of Madeira wine as “the angels.” This expression dates back to the 2005 committee, led by David Lúcio, the current First Vice President of … Read Full Storyread more