Sign Up and Make Your Picks for the 2014-15 Football Pick Em Contest
Think you’re the top football expert in the South Coast? Sign up for our Football Pick Em contest and make your picks for every regular season pro football game this year. If you pick more games correctly than anyone else – including Pete Braley and Kasey Silvia – you win 10,000 VIP points and a shot at $10,000...
Play Our 2014 Pro Football Pick’em For Your Chance At $10,000 And More!
Think you’re the top football expert in the South Coast? Make your picks here for every regular season pro football game this year. If you pick more games correctly than anyone else – including Pete and Kasey – you win a shot at $10,000!
Meet Our $10,000 Cash Winner!
Congratulations to Jennifer Melton — she’s won $10,000 in our online Win Cash contest! Jennifer was driving when we called her to share the news. Just imagine getting that call on your way to work, right? Jennifer was so excited that she had to pull over...
Who finished first at the New Bedford Half-Marathon?
Lowell resident Reuben Sanca finished first in Sunday's 37th annual New Bedford Half-Marathon. Sanca crossed the finish line at 1:05:52. The 27-year-old runner said he was grateful to see supporters along the course. The first-place female finisher was Providence resident Kim Smith, who finished in 1:11:09...
New Bedford City Council Votes Down Attempt To Rescind 44% Pay Raise
The City Council voted down a motion Thursday night to rescind a 44 percent pay raise the body gave itself in 2012. Councilors Brian Gomes, Deborah Coelho and James Oliveira blasted the motion's backers, new Councilors Naomi R.A. Carney and Dana Rebeiro, by saying the pair was acting under pressure from the media...
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 that he thinks North End residents are ready to tackle their issues...
Poll: GOP Gets the Blame in Shutdown
A new poll says Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown.
Obama Invites House Democrats to the White House
President Barack Obama is having House Democrats to the White House as a showdown over the budget extends into its ninth day.
Gay Leads Raptors as Celtics’ Stevens Loses Debut
Rudy Gay and Tyler Hansbrough both scored 17 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 97-89 preseason victory over Boston on Monday night in Celtics' coach Brad Stevens' NBA debut.
Boston School Bus Drivers on Strike
A Boston public schools spokesman says about 300 school bus drivers have gone on strike, leaving thousands of children without a way of getting to school.