Tree canopies take 30 or more years to grow. So tree plantings will not be the only solution, and certainly not the near-term one for people living in sweltering tenements during hotter and hotter summers.
Crew exploitation, corporate dominance of the New Bedford fishery is more remote, less personal than the old waterfront, where the law was skirted and bad guys flourished.
How did our politics become so polarized? Dr. Shannon Jenkins, longtime political scientist at UMass Dartmouth and a member of the Dartmouth School Committee, joins New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane to talk about the deep cultural rifts that shape today’s politics — from local communities to our divided nation.
Jack Spillane appeared on WBSM’s Town Square Sunday on July 24 to discuss his recent columns, including one on the Star Store, which houses UMass Dartmouth’s College of Visual and […]
Mark Montigny is an old-style, transactional politician. Maybe that’s what it takes sometimes to keep the bureaucrats and scholars at bay.
The deal will also require the state to set aside $30 million in long-term bonding authority for upgrades to the campus and to immediately address deferred maintenance in this year’s budget.
Jack Spillane discusses his recent Chat session on the lack of abortion services around New Bedford, the Jan. 6 congressional hearings, driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants on WBSM’s TownSquare Sunday […]
Guiding lights in a storm, they shepherded New Bedford’s LGBTQ+ community through decades of public rejection and finally found its rainbow in the years following the legalizations of same-sex marriage.
Peter left a great example to this city of the proper role for the model citizen, the successful businessman who places his energies and abilities into every effort to make things better for everyone.
“It wasn’t just an inconvenience, it was a hardship … You develop a comfort level with your primary care physician.” — Justin Lees, CEO of Coastline Elderly Services