Author: Cabo Verde Network

Fiery Blaze Scorches New Apartments

Fire rips through a 6 story building located at 1271-77 Dorchester avenue at the old site of where the Ashmont Tire building once stood.  The blaze was reported around 2:30 PM.  One person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.  A laborer said that the building already had appliances in the units and was ready to open its doors for tenants.  Some units were already under agreement. The multi-million dollar project, partially funded by the city, state, and federal subsidies, had 83 apartments and condos with prices affordable to lower and middle class residents.  Condos were listed for...

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ACVB: Kid’s Day / Dia Das Crianças

Last month on Saturday, May 20, 2017, Associaçao Cabo Verdiana de Basquetebol (ACVB) hosted their first Kid’s Day/Dia das Crianças event in collaboration with the Pedro Pires Institute for Cape Verdean Studies at Bridgewater State University. For ACVB, the event was designed in alignment with their mission, which focuses not only on community engagement through sport, but also on connecting fathers to youth via recreational youth development activities. The Kid’s Day/Dia das Crianças event was a day full of activities that included basketball clinics, guest speakers, as well as an ACVB All Star Basketball game that children and families...

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Don Xavier: Author, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur & Actor

Don Xavier is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, actor & educator with a super-awesome attitude! His focus has always been to make a positive difference in people’s lives and to help them achieve their personal best. His speaking inspires individuals to take action and his keynote deliverance is a moving, self-management program for anyone who wants to shake off mediocrity and live up to their best, today. He helps to alter conditioning and to change habitual ways of thinking and behavior in order to play at such a level that one can become the very best they can be...

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2017 A.C.V.B. All-Star Game Voting

2017 ACVB All- Star Game Voting click here Voting for the 2017 ACVB All-Star Game has opened.  The game will be taking place at the Kid’s Day Event sponsored by the league at Bridgewater State University on May 20, 2017 at 3pm. ASSOCIAÇÁO CABO VERDIANA DE BASQUETBOL presents Kid’s Day • Dia Das Crianças Bridgewater State University Adrian Tinsley Center 325 Plymouth Street • Bridgewater, MA 02325 May 20, 2017 • 9am to 5pm ACVB will be holding basketball clinics for the youth. Bring the children and the whole family to enjoy a day of festivities including the 2017 ACVB...

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Associaçáo Cabo Verdiana de Basquetbol: Game 4 Recap

There were a lot of unexpected occurrences that took place during week 4 of the league. First, the game between Campana Lança and Lenfer, as many predicted, Campana would come on top, simply because of their prolific shooting from beyond the arc and strong leadership from their point guard, Manny Monteiro, 12 points, 6 assist. However, it was the performance of Anthony Vicente, scoring 41 points, something that has never been done in the league thus far that evoked excitement from the fans. Vincente attempted 18 shots from the 3-pt line making 13 of them at 73% average. He...

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ACVB is a community men's basketball league, currently based in Boston & Brockton, that is in its infancy. The league/organization's mission is to integrate youth development activities through basketball clinics and other outreach programs provided by the league to the community.

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