Helena DaSilva Hughes, president of the Immigrants Assistance Center in New Bedford, said Thursday’s march was intended to remind state Senators of the urgency in bringing the legislation to a vote.
Author Archives: Andy Tomolonis
Southcoast Health trustees name acting CEO Kruger to official role
Dr. Ray Kruger’s “willingness to step in to lead the Southcoast system, the organization he has served faithfully for more than 30 years, has allowed us to move forward with confidence that he will continue to steer us through the challenges ahead,” trustees wrote.
Innovators Charter School withdraws its application
“We need additional time to continue to share the vision for our proposed educational model in the community.” — Meg Mayo-Brown
For ‘long-haulers,’ a return to normal remains out of reach
Two local families are still coping with lingering ailments and uncertainty months after initial infections.
A look at some major events in New Bedford and around the world during the pandemic
A look at some major events in New Bedford and around the world during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
‘MICKEY’ REYNOLDS, 56, GIFTED GUITARIST, GENEROUS FRIEND
He was a gifted guitarist who could adapt to any style from classic rock to Dixieland jazz, flawlessly meshing with bandmates on any song in any key.
KATHERINE LAPRE, 69, DEDICATED NURSE AT ST. LUKE’S
‘She was a very feisty spirit, sometimes stubborn. … A simple, yet classy lady, who always wore makeup and loved clothes and shoes — right until the very end.’
JAY AND MARILYN BISSONNETTE DIED JUST A FEW HOURS APART
They both died at St. Luke’s Hospital on April 2, 2020 – just three hours and 20 minutes apart. Jay was 78; Marilyn was 73.