Earning the nickname "Angel of the Trenches", Father John B. DeValles was a New Bedford war hero. He would go out into the battlefields during WWI to help retrieve a wounded soldier or keep watch over the ones who lay dying.
Lt. Frank L. Baylies was a highly-respected WWI Flying Ace who hailed from New Bedford, Massachusetts. He flew a number of combat missions and shot down 12 enemy German warplanes. But there would be one mission where he wouldn't return.
In between fiery conversations about school choice, parochial schools and the future of local conferences, Brendan Kurie, Sam Schilling and Nick Friar preview the Old Rochester-Dedham playoff matchup and eight other non-playoff games on the Week 9 slate.
Associate Editor Bill Hall talks with Mick Colageo about what's in the Oct. 31 Spectator, from ice pigging Swansea water mains to the great work that Case High School senior Rebecca Proulx is doing, and a look at the Somerset Berkley field hockey team as the Blue Raiders enter the state tournament.
An evening of political discussion at the Whaling Museum on Wednesday. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez and Republican Senate candidate Geoff Diehl spoke separately. Gonzalez is looking to unseat GOP incumbent Gov. Charlie Baker and Diehl is challenging Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren. Neither Warren nor Baker was present at the debate.
An evening of political discussion at the Whaling Museum on Wednesday. Democrat Bill Keating defending his position as the representative for the 9th Congressional District against Republican challenger Peter Tedeschi.
Brendan Kurie is joined in studio by Sam Schilling and Nick Friar as they break down the four local Round 1 playoff games and the four non-playoff matchups in Week 8 of the high school football season.
Discussing Mike's story on youth football, Montana and Mike re-examin CTE and football and the coversation around the topics.
Who would you take in a fantasy football draft made up of local high school players? Brendan Kurie, Sam Schilling and Nick Friar decided to figure that out with our first annual High School Football Fantasy Draft, plus a look ahead at Week 7.
Curt Brown and Brendan Kurie try something new and take on the roles of prosecutor and defense as they try to illuminate the nuanced bail decisions judges must make. Today's case is Saranah Raposa, who has been charged with reckless endangerment after her 21-month old toddler allegedly ingested fentanyl-laced heroin under her watch.
When a judge released 25-year-old New Bedford resident Xavier Echevarria on $500 bail against prosecutor's witnesses, he fled to Puerto Rico, and District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn was vocally unpleased. During his return to the state, he allegedly threatened to escape again. Now a judge is deciding if he should be held without bail.
Curt Brown joins Brendan Kurie in the studio to discuss a 23-year-old New Bedford man who has been arrested for allegedly raping a prostitute in the North End. After being found "dangerous" by a judge, he has been released on $1,000 bail.
Brendan Kurie and first-time host Sam Schilling break down everything we saw in Week 5 and what we can expect to see in Week 6 as New Bedford faces Dartmouth, Bishop Stang hosts Cohasset and Old Rochester looks to stay undefeated.