Macau Legend to Develop Resort, Casino in Cape Verde

Macau Legend Development Limited , one of the leading owners of entertainment and casino gaming facilities in Macau, today announces that MLD Cabo Verde Resorts, S.A. and MLD Cabo Verde Entretenimento, S.A. , both wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company, have entered into several agreements with, among others, the Government of the Republic of Cape Verde to develop a 152,700 square-meters integrated resort and gaming facility complex . The project is located at a 119,200 square-meters land and sea areas and a 33,500 square-meters beach area at Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde, on Santiago Island. | 23-Jul-2015 12:56

Community raises more than $9,000 for UML track star who drowned in western Mass. river

After only 12 hours, the community has already raised more than $9,000 to pay the funeral expenses for Oluwatoni Onikeku, the UMass Lowell student athlete who drowned in the Deerfield River last weekend. Onikeku, 20, of Fitchburg, drowned on Sunday night while swimming with friends in the river in the town of Deerfield. | 14-Jul-2015 21:46

New Bedford celebrates Cape Verde independence with 43rd annual parade

With the blue flag of Cape Verde waving throughout neighborhoods, Everisto "Victor" Fonseca kicked off the 43rd annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade as this year's grand marshal.   has held the parade to celebrate Cape Verdean culture and heritage each year on July 5. Cape Verde won its independence from Portugal in 1975.  The day also marks a reunion of family and friends as the community gets together and visitors come from out of town to join the festivities.  "I'm here to celebrate the Fourth of July and Cape Verde independence. It makes everything one celebration. | 06-Jul-2015 00:12

New book 'Phoenix of the Seas' looks at Ernestina-Morrisseya s epic history

A phoenix rises from the ashes after death, and the Ernestina-Morrissey has “burst into a new life from the metaphorical ashes three times.”  So writes Chester Brigham in his newly-released “Phoenix of the Seas: Ernestina-Morrissey, State Ship of Massachusetts.”  “Written off as doomed again and again,” the schooner eventually rose to take her crown as the State Ship of Massachusetts.  Brigham, of Gloucester, undertook years of painstaking research to tell us the tale, in a wonderfully readable tone and voice, and with a nice selection of historic photos.  The schooner's history is fascinating - not only because the Ernestina-Morrissey is a part of New Bedford's culture and history, but it stands as a great maritime history read on its own.  It's also an at-sea adventure odyssey, and we meet a cast of characters: ... (more) | 04-Jul-2015 21:19

Prez Mukherjee extends greetings to Cape Verde on eve of their National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Cape Verde on the eve of their National Day. "On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you, to the Government and the people of the Republic of Cape Verde warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your National Day," President Mukherjee said in his message to Jorge Carlos Fonseca, President of Cape Verde. | 04-Jul-2015 13:55

Summer, Feng Shui, and the elements: creating harmony

Summer is a time when the full spectrum of light and life is open here in the North. The Sun is bright in the skies, the Moon lights up the night, and holidays abound. | 04-Jul-2015 01:29

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