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Can the once-thriving mill town of Fall River transform itself into a hub for aspiring local artists? Read more

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For the tenth year, Save The Bay will be hosting tours of the lighthouses that preside in local waters. The tours will give guests a unique and up-close look at the beacons that have performed the function of safe navigation for ... Read more

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Lizzie Borden Ghost Tour

Creative Arts Network Inc., C.A.N., Whaling City Ghosts will be hosting a "mini ghost tour" Read more

Apr 29, 2018 1:41 PM Coastal Mags

“With a 55 percent dropout rate, we needed to have all hands on deck if we are ever going to turn the tide of economic development. We need a workforce for the 21st century and we are now building that foundation.” Read more

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As a Baby Boomer from New Bedford, I was indoctrinated with the Ten Commandments, the Baltimore Catechism, the Sermon on the Mount, and a lot of inexplicable Irish superstitions about umbrellas, patent-leather shoes, hair perms, and whistling women. Read more

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The twenty-first century has celebrated its sweet sixteen – a coming-of-age and a time to look back on how the South Coast has grown in a rapidly-changing world. Read more

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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. Read more

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Day by day, lesson by lesson, lives are being changed for those people who have chosen to play a musical instrument ... Read more

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For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $68 will stay in the community. What happens when you spend that same $100 at a national chain? Only $43 stays in the community.* Read more

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The loss of a close family member is a grief that is not lessened by it being part of nearly everyone’s life. The loss of young people hurts even more. Read more

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The “Streetwise MBA” is a tax-deductible, discussion-based seven-month course that meets twice a month in the evening, for a total of thirteen sessions, each three hours long. Read more

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Why is the average life expectancy for an American women 80 years old, but only 75 for a man? ...men tend to ignore warning symptoms ...When left to fend for themselves, men take better care of their cars than they do of their health. Read more

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We are surrounded by beautiful and tranquil watersheds, yet there are still people who have never experienced them. We are very fortunate on the South Coast when it comes to water resources. Read more

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In less than twenty years, the South Coast had become a polyglot region, a real melting-pot like New York City, more aligned with Providence than Boston. Read more

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Time has taught me that listening to people gripe will not change or improve their situation. Read more

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A financially savvy person does not have credit card debt and does not have monthly credit card payments. They use the money that is generally used to pay back debt to make current purchases instead. Read more

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Depressing as it is to contemplate, our houses are always in a slow state of Unknown Object decline. Every five-to-fifteen years we wind up having to pour a chunk of cash into replacing aging appliances, water heaters, furnaces, or electrical systems Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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When my ancestors fled the great famine in Ireland, they came to this country to face a tidal wave of anti-Catholic vitriol. Uncountable numbers of starving and terrified men, women, and children dragged themselves to American shores. Read more

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