Bringing two communities ‘Together’: Tabor students teach English to immigrants

For eight years, the “Juntos” program has connected students from this private school with recently arrived immigrants, providing them with an avenue to learn the language.

November 28, 2023


Commentary: This Tuesday, ‘embrace giving and offer what you can’

“As the season of gratitude approaches, I am reminded of my family’s experience and the power of community. I am forever grateful for the generosity and support of family, friends, neighbors, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that helped us through a traumatic time.” — SouthCoast Community Foundation CEO Dr. Melanie Edwards-Tavares


JazzFest, dNB Holiday Stroll, Black in Business

The New Bedford JazzFest, featuring the Joel LaRue Smith Trio and Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, will be at its newly acquired venue, the historic Steeple Playhouse.


In need of holiday assistance? Try these options

If you’re in need of a holiday meal or assistance with gifts for your children, there are several local non-profits who can help. And on Tuesday, help Buzzards Bay Coalition clean up the Shaw Farm Trail in Fairhaven or attend an open conversation on stigma in health care.


Daily Catch

The New Bedford Light brings you “The Daily Catch” — a listing of the latest seafood prices from the Buyers and Sellers Exchange, updated weekdays by noon.


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