WAREHAM — This year, the Wareham Summer Celebration will be celebrating the 275th anniversary of the town’ founding with a good helping of cachupa and linguiça.
“It’s basically about the establishment of our town 275 years ago,” said Rudy Santos, … Read Full Storyread more
PACIFIC OCEAN — Cape Verdeans were certainly in the United States when George Washington led the Continental Army and was the nations’ commander-in-chief. Now, the islands have some representation on the ship named after the man.
“I jumped into the … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Mass in Motion is looking out for new volunteers in its’ Walkable Fall River project.
“We’re trying to engage Fall River seniors and older adults to help make Fall River a more walkable city,” said Eric Andrade, … Read Full Storyread more
SAN JOSÉ, Calif. — A couple years ago, Kate Morejohn had an idea for a children’s book featuring a Portuguese-speaking family living in California, and she ran with it.
“I usually go running in an area that looks a lot … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — A number of individuals who lost relatives to deportation were joined last Saturday in Boston by dozens of activists from various immigrant rights organizations and faith-based organizations for a march demanding an end to deportations and family separation.… Read Full Storyread more
UMD’s Portuguese American Archives receive microfilms of Azorean vital records
DARTMOUTH — Thanks to the donation of a collection of microfilmed reproductions of thousands of original birth, death and marriage records from Azores, the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives is taking … Read Full Storyread more
Over the weekend, Provincetown hosted the annual Provincetown Portuguese Festival. With the smell of bifanas in the air and the folkloric dances parading down the street, a great time was had by all.
The following are photos from the event:… Read Full Storyread more
Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, has died. He was 85.
The Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Silver died Wednesday in… Read Full Story
SÃO PAULO (AP) — The last time the U.S. played in a World Cup in Brazil, just one American reporter was on hand, using vacation time and paying his own way.
Sixty-four years later, about 100 credentialed U.S. media members… Read Full Story
The Fall River United U-8 girls just concluded a most successful season, finishing their campaign undefeated. But, at this age level there are no post-season tournaments as soccer officials believe that everyone is a champion as long as they keep … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — The U14 Boys Fall River Youth Soccer Team is heading to the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) this weekend in Lancaster, Mass., after defeating Dartmouth last Saturday in the South Coast Soccer League final match in Fairhaven.… Read Full Storyread more
A number of players from this area will represent the state of Massachusetts in the Region 1 Soccer Championships to be held this weekend at the campus of the University of Rhode Island (URI) when their GPS Crusaders Massachusetts Elite … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — July Fourth is not the big holiday in the Whaling City next week, at least according to Mary Ann Rogers, the President of the 42nd Cape Verdean Recognition Committee in that city.
“It’s considered the 4th of … Read Full Story
Language barrier is biggest hurdle in immigrants’ involvement in their kids’ education
PROVIDENCE — The students at the English for Action (EFA) facility, located on the Manton Avenue Flea Market, 122 Manton Ave., listen intently to Ana Ramirez in spite … Read Full Storyread more
RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the … Read Full Storyread more
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s first goal of the World Cup earned Portugal a 2-1 win over Ghana but couldn’t prevent his team being eliminated from the tournament along with the Africans on Thursday.
Portugal finished level on four… Read Full Story
CAMBRIDGE — The red, green, and yellow of Portuguese pride was on display on Sunday afternoon in Somerville and Cambridge as hundreds celebrated the Portuguese culture with the Day of Portugal parade.
The parade included a variety of colorful floats, … Read Full Storyread more
NEW YORK (AP) – The United States’ 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is a key moment for soccer, ranking as the most-watched non-football telecast in ESPN history.
The Nielsen company said an average of 18.2 million viewers watched … Read Full Storyread more