Explosion on Azores-Bound Freight Carrier Kills Two
BOSTON - An explosion on board an international bulk freighter headed for the Azores has killed two crew members.
The explosion was reported at 7 .a.m. Monday on the carrier Tamar, about 1,300 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The explosion initially killed one crewmember and severely burned thre…
Educators From the Azores Tour GNB Voc-Tech High School
A group of educators and government officials from the Azores and Portugal toured Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School on Monday.
It was a fact-finding trip, looking at ways they can improve vocational education in their country.
Azorean Mayor Tours GNB Voc-Tech High School
The Mayor of a small city in the Azores got the chance on Thursday to tour one of the largest  vocational schools in Massachusetts.  Carlos Mendonca is Mayor of the City of Nordeste on the island of San Miguel.  He was invited to the school by former Dartmouth Selectboard member Micha…
Another Sister City Agreement For Dartmouth
The town of Dartmouth has several "Sister City" agreements in place with communities in England and the Azores.
The Dartmouth Selectboard signed another one Monday night with the Azorean city of Nordeste.
Selectboard Chairman Mike Watson tells WBSM News, the sister city agreements ar…
New Bedford Hosting 7th Azorean Whaleboat Regatta
Remnants of a long-gone industry will once again take to the seas in New Bedford this weekend.
The 7th annual Azorean Whaleboat Regatta begins Friday morning in Clark's Cove, with rowers from the Azores and local teams racing in authentic whaleboats...