Originally built as the “Downtown Connector” and “Waterfront Arterial” in the 1960s, and now known as the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway, Route 18 connected Interstate 195 with the New Bedford waterfront and downtown. more »
Farmers produce food for a massive population at rock-bottom prices because agriculture has been streamlined. ..From the genetic makeup to final product, it’s all micromanaged. Food lacks diversity, taste and nutrition, but it’s cheap. more »
Anyone with a sunny windowsill, yard, patio or balcony can grow vegetables. more »
It’s a marvelously wonky technology that gives rise to comical computerized translation, like speaking, “what time Tuesday do you want to have dinner?” coming out as, “my watermelons are fleshy and large,” more »
Today, bicycles are more popular than ever, and with high gas prices and traffic-laden commuting the norm rather than the exception, the subject of whether “bike paths” are good or bad has, perhaps quite surprisingly, become a bit of an issue. more »
Rankings are nice, aren’t they? We can get rankings of appliances, cars, banks, movies, toys, TV shows, just about any aspect of our lives, things we can use as a gauge to make informed purchases and lifestyle choices. Rankings are nice. more »
The South Coast is blessed with a number of museums that allow visitors to step back in time and live history through the eyes of the people or places or pieces that lived through it by virtue of tales in books, collected memorabilia or recordings. more »
First public event in Boston after the Marathon bombings. One news source called it the "most powerful national anthem ever." more »
Apr 18, 2013
PCSD (Post Corporate Stress Disorder) is the name of an affliction that occurs when we leave our corporate positions for retirement. This is not a real disease—not yet, anyway. more »
What a difference a year makes, from one small dusting in 2011-2012 to a dozen storms plummeting the coast this year. We’ve seen a blizzard that knocked out power for days— more »
High-speed Block Island Ferry coming to Newport, RI more »
May 3, 2013 in The Insider
Yes, Munroe Corners Elementary...1st Gr, Miss Dinasi, 2nd Miss Woodside, 3rd Mrs.Jetty, 4th the dre...
Carolyn Bunker | OOOO...Jack Lew's Pain
This event is now FULL. A waiting list being taken.
Lisa Cusick | Mother's Day Tea
I also tried this recipe as printed in the magazine. It was delicious! No matter what it's called,...
Betty | Cold Beaches and Caldo Verde
May 17, 2013 8:23:03 PM
Doors swing open for the summer season at the Art Stable Gallery on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26, 12 - 4 pm.
May 15, 2013 8:25:00 PM
Apponequet Sr Economic class is sponsoring a fundraiser to support SLAMDiabetes, a non-profit whose mission is to spread awareness of Type 1 Diabetes...
Apr 17, 2013 9:14:55 PM
What the devil is going on with South Coast school roofs??? They were ripped off a few schools in Fall River and Raynham during the January windstorm, and then a migrating flock of turkey vultures created $10,000 worth of damage to a school roof in
Apr 14, 2013 8:56:00 PM
Learn about opportunities to provide your children with fun and educational experiences this summer at the Kids College Open House on, April 17.
Apr 10, 2013 8:30:09 PM
Southcoast™ Health System has partnered with Silverbrook Farm in Dartmouth to expand community sustainability agriculture (CSA) across the South Coast region.
Apr 8, 2013 9:29:43 PM
BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE THEATRE COMPANY STAGES MICHAEL ENDES’S MOMO DIRECTED BY RENOWNED GUEST ARTIST The Bristol Community College Theatre Rep. stages a production of Michael Ende’s MOMO at BCC’s Jackson Arts Center Theater Friday, April 26 and...
Apr 8, 2013 9:28:00 PM