The mile-long road was a destination for immigrants moving to the area because of the presence of previously settled Cape Verdean families, who helped them adapt to American culture.
After lawmakers passed an immigrant driver’s license law in June, there’s a proposal to strike it down in the Nov. 8 statewide election.
The Westport native’s versions of the Friday the 13th brand have earned him admiration from fans and a reputation amongst peers, marking the start of a career that has taken him Hollywood to the fertile trappings of his South Coast homeland.
New Bedford’s Riverside Park is the place where the Hispanic community gathers every Saturday to enjoy different preparations that are part of their ancestral culture.
El parque Riverside, en New Bedford, es el escenario donde cada sábado se reúne la comunidad hispana a disfrutar diferentes preparaciones que forman parte de su cultura ancestral.
The site is located near three significant buildings on the National Register of Historic Places: the 1820 Friends Meeting House, and the Nathan and Mary Johnson properties.
“Éramos 160 personas. Había un hombre armado que nos estaba obligando a guardar silencio.’ — Sebastiana Raymundo, recordando sus viajes con su hija después de la tragedia en Texas
“[There] were 160 people. There was an armed man who was forcing us to be silent.” — Sebastiana Raymundo, recalling her travels with her daughter as they crossed the border in the back of a trailer
“I can tell you how pleasantly amazed I am that it has become as generally popular as it is. I really wasn’t sure that a folk festival would catch on in the area, but it did.”
“One thing I like to focus on in my courses is having students understand what it means to live well and then give them the tools to succeed at doing so.”