I was born in New Bedford in 1993 and am a graduate from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. I currently live in New Bedford and study political science and criminal justice at UMass Dartmouth. I am one of our WBSM newsroom reporters, gathering the news around town and reporting it to you. I have a strong passion for finding out the facts and learning new things. When I’m not covering the news, I love following sports. I’m an avid Red Sox and Bruins fan and always enjoy talking sports.
Environmental Justice Improvements Likely to Begin at Local, State Levels
NEW BEDFORD - Environmental justice experts believe the current political climate in Massachusetts makes this a perfect time to embark on positive changes.
City Waterfront Redevelopment Plan Moving Along
NEW BEDFORD - The Harbor Development Commission sponsored a public meeting Thursday at the downtown library to gather input about future uses of two waterfront sites.
Developers Looking to Improve Purchase St. and Wing’s Court
NEW BEDFORD - Downtown stakeholders joined developers Wednesday evening for a walkabout along Purchase Street and Wing's Court.
Rose Alley Beer Summit Survival Guide
The annual Rose Alley Ale House Beer Summit is almost upon us, and the task may be a little intimidating to beginners or those who aren't too familiar with craft beer.
UMD Responds to Weekend Detention of Professors
DARTMOUTH - Officials from UMass Dartmouth spoke about this weekend's detention of two faculty members during a press conference Monday afternoon and how it may affect the university moving forward.
Arson Leads to Discovery of Homeless Encampment in North End
NEW BEDFORD - A shed fire outside a mill at 1 Wamsutta St. led authorities to discover a large homeless encampment hidden in the brush Monday afternoon.
New Bedford Police Investigating Early Morning Shots Fired
NEW BEDFORD - Officers responded to reported shots fired in the area of Acushnet Ave. and Russell St. at approximately 1:00 a.m. Sunday, according to a release from public information officer Lt. Amos Melo.
Firearm Recovered During New Bedford Traffic Stop
NEW BEDFORD - A city teenager is in custody after New Bedford police officers recovered an illegal firearm following a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.
Two UMass Dartmouth Professors Detained at Logan Airport
DARTMOUTH - Two UMass Dartmouth professors were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Control officers at Boston's Logan International Airport Saturday afternoon after returning from an academic conference in Paris, France.
City Council Bits & Pieces: Council Bids Final Farewell to Bousquet
Thursday's New Bedford City Council meeting marked the end of over five years of service by Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet.