New Bedford

A woman gathers her three children around the dinner table.

A long journey from Kabul brings one family to New Bedford

The family’s long journey from Kabul to New Bedford began on the morning of Aug. 15.

A long journey from Kabul brings one family to New Bedford
Multiple white windmills dot the blue ocean.

America's windiest spot looks to harness the ocean winds with some British help

America's windiest spot looks to harness the ocean winds with some British help
Bianco factory raid family reacts

A massive ICE raid in this town didn't stop undocumented labor — or illegal immigration

A massive ICE raid in this town didn't stop undocumented labor — or illegal immigration
Lucy Oliveira of the New Bedford Immigrants' Assistance Center sits with 86-year-old Margarida Xavier, who moved to the US from Portugal in the 1960s. Oliveira visits Xavier's home every month and often helps Xavier read her mail.

Some Portuguese immigrants feel isolated as they grow old in their adopted home

Some Portuguese immigrants feel isolated as they grow old in their adopted home