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Michael J. Vieira

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MICHAEL VIEIRA, Ph.D. is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bristol Community College. Mike also is very active in the community of Fall River and on the campus of BCC, greeting everyone with a smile and a hello. Mike has written for several newspapers and magazines and is an editor of The South Coast Insider and South Coast Prime Times.

Some of the prettiest plants may also harmful. These are considered “invasive” plants and include such local favorites as burning bush and bittersweet. They come from other countries and climates. more

Prime Times

...in 1641, slavery was legalized in Massachusetts’ General Court. Faneuil Hall, Harvard, Brown and other landmarks in Bristol, Newport, and elsewhere can trace their origins to the slave trade. more

The Insider

In the South Coast, Fall River’s Festival of Trees and Bristol’s Blithewold both deck the halls in style. But the Fall River Historical Society Celebration and Attleboro’s LaSalette Shrine also shine. more

The Insider

"Since 1990, 60 percent of the winners of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and fiction have won an NEA fellowship, usually before they got huge. I’m talking the best of the best..." more

The Insider

Over the past two-and-a-half years, AHA! Fall River has been providing a range of activities and services to the community, while supporting and showcasing the regional arts community. This year may prove to be their aha moment. more

The Insider

In the South Coast, there are lots of opportunities for both kids and adults to play – to meet and to be creative. more

The Insider

“Go placidly among the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” more

The Insider

Whether you agree with the results of the election or not, turning your joy or frustration into financial or physical activism is a good thing. Want to make (or to keep) America great? Be an involved citizen. more

The Insider

If you’re looking to feel young again, stop by one of the many colleges in our area. You can spend some time in a library, go to an art gallery, take in a lecture, enjoy music, or experience theater. more

Prime Times

The South Coast provides lots of places within an hour’s drive that can provide a change of scenery from your daily grind. Here are just a few suggestions. more

Good Times

For twenty years, the South Coast Insider has worked to capture the uniqueness of the place where we live. Many don’t realize that this magazine was among the first to adopt the regional name... more

The Insider

Because it’s a sensory game, it has also been associated with helping Alzheimer’s patients and those recovering from strokes by helping with hand/eye coordination. more

Prime Times

After the melody, tempo, and lyrics are in place, the hard work of deciding on which instrument, what guest artists and finally, how to best blend sounds to produce a quality recording. more

The Insider

If you think everything Irish is boiled or fried, think again. Look for lamb and seafood, Sunday roasts and shepherd’s pie. A hearty stew, ideally with Guinness in it, warms the heart and soul. more

The Insider

One of the benefits of living in the South Coast is the proximity to just about anywhere. more

The Insider

Nestled in the heart of a New England town, the original campus looks like a movie set. Boyden Hall, with its stately white columns overlooks the green grass of the quadrangle... more

The Insider

As 2016 rolls in, it’s worth looking into some of the formal education opportunities we have at our fingertips here on the South Coast. more

The Insider

Fortunately, some of the local history has been preserved in the pages of books (or frozen in electronic fonts in eBooks). As the trees change color and fall, grab some local books and flip through the pages. more

The Insider

...But today, Portuguese restaurants dominate the Spindle City. Just a listing of the places would fill this magazine, and can be found in the north and south ends, up the Flint, but especially on Columbia Street. more

, The Insider

As much as you love your kids, a grandchild is an amazing gift. You get to play with them, and send them home. more

Prime Times

Whether injured or healthy, Paul stresses that all you have to do is “listen to your body and treat it nicely.” Most people sit too long and exercise or stretch too little. Your body will let you know when it’s not happy. more

The Insider

Some of the prettiest plants may also harmful. These are considered “invasive” plants and include such local favorites as burning bush and bittersweet. They come from other countries and climates. more

Prime Times

...in 1641, slavery was legalized in Massachusetts’ General Court. Faneuil Hall, Harvard, Brown and other landmarks in Bristol, Newport, and elsewhere can trace their origins to the slave trade. more

The Insider

In the South Coast, Fall River’s Festival of Trees and Bristol’s Blithewold both deck the halls in style. But the Fall River Historical Society Celebration and Attleboro’s LaSalette Shrine also shine. more

The Insider

"Since 1990, 60 percent of the winners of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and fiction have won an NEA fellowship, usually before they got huge. I’m talking the best of the best..." more

The Insider

Over the past two-and-a-half years, AHA! Fall River has been providing a range of activities and services to the community, while supporting and showcasing the regional arts community. This year may prove to be their aha moment. more

The Insider

In the South Coast, there are lots of opportunities for both kids and adults to play – to meet and to be creative. more

The Insider

“Go placidly among the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” more

The Insider

Whether you agree with the results of the election or not, turning your joy or frustration into financial or physical activism is a good thing. Want to make (or to keep) America great? Be an involved citizen. more

The Insider

If you’re looking to feel young again, stop by one of the many colleges in our area. You can spend some time in a library, go to an art gallery, take in a lecture, enjoy music, or experience theater. more

Prime Times

The South Coast provides lots of places within an hour’s drive that can provide a change of scenery from your daily grind. Here are just a few suggestions. more

Good Times

For twenty years, the South Coast Insider has worked to capture the uniqueness of the place where we live. Many don’t realize that this magazine was among the first to adopt the regional name... more

The Insider

Because it’s a sensory game, it has also been associated with helping Alzheimer’s patients and those recovering from strokes by helping with hand/eye coordination. more

Prime Times

After the melody, tempo, and lyrics are in place, the hard work of deciding on which instrument, what guest artists and finally, how to best blend sounds to produce a quality recording. more

The Insider

If you think everything Irish is boiled or fried, think again. Look for lamb and seafood, Sunday roasts and shepherd’s pie. A hearty stew, ideally with Guinness in it, warms the heart and soul. more

The Insider

One of the benefits of living in the South Coast is the proximity to just about anywhere. more

The Insider

Nestled in the heart of a New England town, the original campus looks like a movie set. Boyden Hall, with its stately white columns overlooks the green grass of the quadrangle... more

The Insider

As 2016 rolls in, it’s worth looking into some of the formal education opportunities we have at our fingertips here on the South Coast. more

The Insider

Fortunately, some of the local history has been preserved in the pages of books (or frozen in electronic fonts in eBooks). As the trees change color and fall, grab some local books and flip through the pages. more

The Insider

...But today, Portuguese restaurants dominate the Spindle City. Just a listing of the places would fill this magazine, and can be found in the north and south ends, up the Flint, but especially on Columbia Street. more

, The Insider

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