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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.

"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

Mar 8, 2017 8:31 PM 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

Feb 28, 2017 8:07 PM 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

Feb 1, 2017 8:15 PM The Insider

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

Dec 26, 2016 2:18 PM 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

Dec 20, 2016 10:17 PM 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

Dec 18, 2016 11:31 AM 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

Jun 18, 2016 8:21 PM 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

May 4, 2016 4:31 PM 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

Apr 19, 2016 10:26 AM 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

Apr 3, 2016 2:38 PM 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

Mar 13, 2016 5:16 PM The Insider

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

Feb 12, 2016 8:43 PM 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

Jan 14, 2016 9:22 AM 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

Dec 2, 2015 1:11 PM 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

Oct 10, 2015 9:58 PM 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

Aug 31, 2015 8:07 PM , 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

Aug 24, 2015 6:47 PM Prime Times

Officially, she is the United States Ship Massachusetts (BB 59) retired. In 1920, the Navy began using two or more letters for all ships, so BB became designation for battleship more

Aug 6, 2015 9:53 AM The Insider

The Narrows Center for the Arts is recognized as one of the finest music venues on the east coast. ... this is a listening room – and performers and patrons appreciate that. more

Jun 25, 2015 10:21 AM The Insider

When the “Maestro” Antonio Pacheco da Silva, founded the Acoreana Band in 1913, little did he know that he was setting the tone for a legacy that would continue for more than 100 years. more

Apr 25, 2015 3:29 PM Prime Times

"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

Mar 8, 2017 8:31 PM 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

Feb 28, 2017 8:07 PM 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

Feb 1, 2017 8:15 PM The Insider

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

Dec 26, 2016 2:18 PM 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

Dec 20, 2016 10:17 PM 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

Dec 18, 2016 11:31 AM 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

Jun 18, 2016 8:21 PM 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

May 4, 2016 4:31 PM 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

Apr 19, 2016 10:26 AM 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

Apr 3, 2016 2:38 PM 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

Mar 13, 2016 5:16 PM The Insider

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

Feb 12, 2016 8:43 PM 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

Jan 14, 2016 9:22 AM 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

Dec 2, 2015 1:11 PM 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

Oct 10, 2015 9:58 PM 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

Aug 31, 2015 8:07 PM , 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

Aug 24, 2015 6:47 PM Prime Times

The Narrows Center for the Arts is recognized as one of the finest music venues on the east coast. ... this is a listening room – and performers and patrons appreciate that. more

Jun 25, 2015 10:21 AM The Insider

When the “Maestro” Antonio Pacheco da Silva, founded the Acoreana Band in 1913, little did he know that he was setting the tone for a legacy that would continue for more than 100 years. more

Apr 25, 2015 3:29 PM Prime Times

About ten years ago, there was a movie called, “Pay It Forward.” In it a 12 year old comes up with an idea to change the world not by paying back a favor, but by doing three good deeds, thus “paying it forward.” Click to read more... more

Jan 10, 2012 12:00 AM Prime Times

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