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  1. Jack Spillane: Time for monuments to slavery warriors to come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 |

    In 1866, just a year after the Civil War ended, New Bedford had already constructed its grand Civil War memorial at the center of the Common Park. It was the height of the whaling era and the wealthy city could afford an impressive homage to the 256 New Bedford soldiers and sailors who had sacrificed their lives.


  2. BankFive awards charter school grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 |

    The BankFive Foundation, a fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, recently awarded $25,000 to Argosy Collegiate Charter School for construction of a gymnasium at its new high school on Dover Street in Fall River. Argosy Collegiate's mission is to prepare scholars with the academic foundation and character skills necessary for success in college, career, and life.


  3. Your View: Bob Hanna - Getting something off my chest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 |

    I want to thank Peggi Medeiros for her column Sunday on witchcraft and the unwelcome surge of white supremacy in our country . She never used the words racist or white supremacy in the column, but the connection between the witch hunt in Salem in 1692 and white supremacy in 2017 were inescapable, especially when she quoted Elie Wiesel in his dedication to the witchcraft memorial behind the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem in 1992.


  4. BookLovers: Michael Dyer Yankee Whale ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 |

    I was so floored by the beauty and content of Michael Dyer's new large-format, illustrated art history book, I had to learn more. Dyer:  Since my first days as a curator at the Kendall Whaling Museum in Sharon in the early 1990s, I've found whalemen's illustrated journals to be compelling, evocative and absolutely fascinating.  Once I knew of their existence … I wanted to share what I was seeing with others.


  5. Orize DunneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 |

    Orize Dunne, of Lynnfield, March 13. Beloved wife of Thomas P. Dunne. Mother of Maurice Francis Monteiro of Lynnfield; step-mother of Thomas Dunne, Christine MacLean and her husband Scott, and David Dunne.


  6. What is wearable? Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 |

    They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga's closet: a flamingo pink Fiberglas frock and a wooden one-piece replica of Notre Dame Cathedral.  But these wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the "WOW - World of Wearable Art" exhibition opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.  The quirky show, a collision of art and the craziest of couture, offers visitors a chance to view 32 award-winning costumes from the New Zealand-based design competition of the same name.  Nearly three decades ago, the contest began when organizers asked an eclectic international mix of boat builders, taxidermists, amateur enthusiasts and others to push the boundaries of clothing and artwork.  "What do all these people have in common? Basically, it's the ability to use the body as a blank canvas," said Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, the exhibition's coordinating curator.  ... (more)


  7. Real Estate NewsmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 |

    Sprays of orange, gold and red balloons, a costumed "Turkey," and tables filled with canned goods for the needy were the backdrop for Jack Conway Realtor's Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast, held recently at the Hotel 1620 in Plymouth. Each year the 60-year old firm hosts the breakfast as part of Conway Cares month and features and organization in the community to honor.


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