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Officials: Mayan Community Standoffish Despite Outreach Efforts
Protecting Mayan workers from frequent night-time robberies and assaults is frustrating city officials, who aren't seeing as much engagement from people within that Central American community as they had hoped. Human Relations Commission Executive Director Marcelina Pina-Christian said the commissio…
North End residents brainstorm solutions to crime, trash
Residents said at a community forum Tuesday night that crime, trash and dismal-looking storefronts all are holding back North End neighborhoods around Acushnet Avenue. David Price, director of the Comunidad Nuestra Development Corporation in Roxbury, said his community solved similar problems and th…
New Bedford Celebrates Latino Community This Weekend
A flag-raising ceremony held Friday afternoon on the steps of New Bedford City Hall recognized 22 Latino countries. The ceremony commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, and a weekend of celebration in New Bedford.
Mariangeli "Angie" Vargas, President of the Puerto Rican and Latin American Art…