Feast Kicks Off
NEW BEDFORD- The 103rd Feast of the Blessed Sacrament kicked off in New Bedford Thursday night, and featured some notable visitors. The annual feast is the largest ethnic gathering in New England, as well as the largest Portuguese feast in the world.
Wildfire in Madeira
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal's Madeira Islands say three elderly people have died in their burned homes as a wildfire spread into the capital, Funchal.
The head of Madeira's regional government, Miguel Albuquerque, says the three died in two houses in the early hour…
Feast Kickoff
The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament takes place this weekend with the opening ceremonies beginning Thursday night.
Festa 2014
An event that's sure to draw tens of thousands, if not more, into New Bedford gets it's start this Thursday night.
The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, also known as the Portuguese Feast, will feature a wide variety of entertainment, and all of the food that has been associated …

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