thanksgiving

Protests Planned at Walmart
Union officials with the AFL-CIO are protesting at Walmart stores across the country today.
The union says their event is to object to the company opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, alleged intimidation of employees, and low wages...
Retailers, City Gear Up For Holiday Shopping Season
Shoppers are lining up outside the area's retail stores, looking for "Black Friday" bargains.  The Friday after Thanksgiving is believed to be the busiest shopping day of the year.  Many stores opened at 6pm on Thanksgiving while others waited till 12:01 to allow sho…
Local Dancers Featured in Macy’s Parade
New Bedford will have some representation at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.
Former Miss New Bedford Beth LeBlanc Methia and her sister Andrea LeBlanc will be featured dancers on the Lindt Chocolate float with the Goo Goo Dolls...
Credit ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’ For Thanksgiving
So, did the history of Thanksgiving begin with the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Native Americans, or what? Sure, there was a celebration of a successful harvest in the fall of 1621, and you might say that Thanksgiving is based on that feast. But the current holiday of Thanksgiving can be more credited to …
Menorah Lighting planned for Plymouth Rock
A special celebration is being held at Plymouth Rock to mark the rare convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving.
Chabad Jewish Centers of Massachusetts is scheduled to hold a menorah lighting to mark the start of Hanukkah tonight at Plymouth Rock, the spot that marks the Pilgrim's arrival in the …
Turkeys Stolen from Church Food Pantry
Neighbors and local organizations are pitching in after somebody stole Thanksgiving dinners from a local church.
According to the Standard Times, thieves broke into a storage unit behind Saint Anthony of Padua Church on Acushnet Avenue last Saturday, making off with 20 turkeys and 150 pounds of chees…

Load More Articles