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Register for The Chat with Rep. Chris Hendricks

Join Jack Spillane at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3 as he talks with Rep. Chris Hendricks about work on behalf of the New Bedford’s first minority-majority district.

Watch The Chat with New Bedford High’s LGBTQ+ protesters

Jack Spillane sits down with four of these students, as well as one of their mothers, to talk about LGBTQ+ life at the high school and concerns as to whether the city’s school resource officers will keep these kids safe, given the police union’s endorsement of the newly elected Ward 3 councilor, Shawn Oliver.

The sudden rise of Nicaraguan immigrants in New Bedford

About 26 Nicaraguan citizens have arrived in New Bedford in recent months. They say they left their country because there is no future, and criticism of the government is seen as a crime that can cost them their lives or years in prison.

El explosivo aumento de inmigrantes nicaragüenses en New Bedford

Alrededor de 26 ciudadanos de Nicaragua han llegado a New Bedford en los últimos meses. Dicen que dejaron su país porque no hay futuro y donde la crítica al gobierno es vista como un crimen que puede costar la vida o años de presidio.

Alma del Mar’s DeLoach: ‘We are a school that serves all kids no matter what’

“I am a woman of color serving a community of children of color and that helps me understand challenges that they might be experiencing. But it also inspires me to see what happens when communities that have been historically underserved get the opportunities and resources to be able to reach their full potential.”

Rev. Donnie Anderson sees Pilgrim UCC, and New Bedford, as ‘special place’

What I’m emphasizing here … is the fact that they have called a transgender pastor. And part of that is to say: ‘Hey, this is a safe place for folks in the LGBTQ+ community, so safe that this congregation not only says you can come and sit in the pews, but we’ll even call you…


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