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"I'm basically looking to better my future," said the New Bedford High School sophomore, among an estimated 200 people who attended the school's annual college fair Wednesday evening.
On April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! will host "New Beginnings," a special event celebrating the merger of two downtown New Bedford art organizations.
In an effort to meet the needs of seniors, "Senior Scene" includes news items of interest to senior citizens as well as important information about senior centers and Councils on Aging within each of the communities in our region.
After 68 years of growing for local gardeners, Figueiredo's Greenhouses owners Terry and Theresa Pimental are calling it quits.
Many of us older folks who grew up in the Greater New Bedford area have the benefit or influence of a parochial education.
About 30 state social workers and investigators picketed Tuesday to protest what they called increased caseloads and stagnant staffing at the Department of Children and Families.
Firefighters found a body today while fighting a fire at a single-family home on Rounds Street, Fire Chief Michael Gomes said.
The Bristol County District Attorney's office remains tight-lipped about the investigation into the newborn girl found dead Friday in the backyard of 1065 County St. Gregg Miliote, spokesman for District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter, said the investigation is ongoing.
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Roland Lafaille, age 85, of New Bedford, died Monday, April 14, 2014 in the Oaks in New Bedford.
Ernest G. Lajeunesse, 89, of Mattapoisett, died Sunday April 13, 2014 at Our Lady's Haven after a brief illness.
Stephen Tavares, 29, of 850 Pleasant St. was arrested with a GPS, CDs, a phone, and other stolen items from a vehicle in the 400-block of Chancery Street, police said.
A 41-year-old New Bedford woman jumped from an overpass onto the highway in Taunton on Sunday afternoon, prompting a MedFlight helicopter to be called to the scene, halting traffic for about an hour, according to state police.
Joseph R. Alves has been on something of a crusade about a problem that may be no big deal for most people but a very big deal for some others.
"One thing I have come to learn over the years is that we're all a breath away from a situation where we may find ourselves counting on friends and families, and that only works for so long," said the Rev.