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.
Immigration Forum Focuses on Pathways to Citizenship
NEW BEDFORD — The Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford hosted a public forum to talk about immigration Thursday at the Whaling Museum.
Public Safety Staffing Highlighted During City Council Budget Hearing
NEW BEDFORD — The City Council continued to asses Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget proposals by department during a three hour informal session Wednesday evening at City Hall.
Medical Marijuana Discussion Draws Modest Crowd
NEW BEDFORD — Just about two dozen concerned residents attended an informational meeting on medical marijuana hosted by Beacon Compassion Center Thursday evening at the New Bedford Inn & Suites.
Jacobs Family Scholarship Awards $175,000 to Five Seniors
NEW BEDFORD — Five high school seniors were awarded scholarships worth a total $175,000 Thursday by city native Dr. Irwin Jacobs during a ceremony at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Gov. Candidate Warren Stops in New Bedford, Responds to Comments by Baker
NEW BEDFORD — Gubernatorial candidate and Newton Mayor Setti Warren paid a visit to City Hall Wednesday as part of his campaign's grassroots approach to Beacon Hill, while also addressing recent comments made by Governor Charlie Baker.
Councilors Call For Greater Transparency in Proposed Golf Course Development
NEW BEDFORD — City councilors reacted to the recent announcement of developing part of the Whaling City Golf Course into a business park during Tuesday's meeting with calls of greater transparency.
Seamen’s Bethel Among Recipients of Cultural Grants
NEW BEDFORD — State officials announced awards of over $9 million in funding for historic sites Thursday while visiting Seamen's Bethel and Mariner's Home.
City Tees Off on New Business Park
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell announced plans to develop the Whaling City Golf Course into a new business park, while keeping a 9-hole course, during a press event Thursday at City Hall.
Buttonwood Park Zoo Aquatic Exhibit Named After Major Donor
NEW BEDFORD — Thanks to a generous charitable donation, Buttonwood Park Zoo's newest aquatic exhibit now has a new name after final approval by the city council Thursday night.
Mitchell Presents FY18 Budget Dominated By Mandated Spending
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell presented the city council with his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018 Wednesday night at City Hall.