Portugal to the Rescue
BOSTON - The two surviving crewmembers injured in an explosion on a bulk-carrier 1,300 miles off of Cape Cod have been medevaced to Portugal.
The U.S. Coast Guard in Boston says the crewmembers were airlifted from the bulk-carrier Tamar at 4:30 a...
Freighter Explosion
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…
Educational Tour
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.
Alex Weakens
The National Hurricane Center is reporting that Hurricane Alex has weakened to a tropical storm Friday as it moved away from the Azores.
Visit To GNB Voc-Tech
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…
Friends Across The Ocean
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…

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