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2008-09-18 09:00:00

By EDWARD B. COLBY Kingston A new nonprofit has ambitious plans to raise $90,000 to buy 144 new computers for Kingston's K-6 schools. The Kingston Education Foundation, formed in July, is focused short-term on filling a pressing need at Kingston Elementary School and Kingston Intermediate School.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

By EDWARD B. COLBY gustav As another monster hurricane bore down on New Orleans, Lou Cimini had one major concern: whether the city's levees will hold this time.

2008-08-01 18:00:15

By EDWARD B. COLBY WORKING TOGETHER AND HAVING FUN KINGSTON Kingston youngsters Andrew Burke, Desmond Core, Michael Donovan and Joe Manning spent a good chunk of time cooperatively constructing their massive entry in a sand castle contest at Gray's Beach.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By EDWARD B. COLBY KINGSTON - Local environmental groups plan to sue federal and state regulators and the city of Brockton, alleging violations of the federal Clean Water Act and mismanagement of water resources in Southeastern Massachusetts.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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