Latest Plymouth County, Massachusetts Stories

2008-09-11 18:00:28

BUSINESS IN BRIEF GASOLINE PRICES DOWN 5 CENTS MORE, NINTH WEEK OF DECLINE BOSTON - Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have dropped another nickel, the ninth consecutive week of lower prices.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

1858 September 4 , Page 2 The Quincy Patriot WHAT CIGARS ARE MADE OF.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

PLYMOUTH - Fire officials are investigating a fire that destroyed a small cottage in the Manomet section of town about 7 p.m. Saturday, Battalion Chief Stanley Eldridge said. The cottage off Arcadia Road was unoccupied. A firefighter was treated at Jordan Hospital for minor injuries.

2008-09-05 09:00:14

HINGHAM - A Rockland man was ordered held without bail Tuesday after his arraignment in Hingham District Court on assault and battery and threat charges. Alan E. Blake, 47, of 42 Glen St. also was charged with violating an abuse prevention order.

2008-08-21 12:00:58

CARVER - Police are warning residents to remember to lock their cars after a string of break-ins during the weekend. Police say six or seven cars, all unlocked, were hit by thieves. Most of the break-ins occurred in the Great Meadow Drive and Fosdick Road area.

2008-08-14 00:00:21

HINGHAM - A Tower Road resident was away from home for less than two hours, but it was long enough for a burglar to strike. The resident went out at about 10 a.m. Monday and returned at 11:45 to find the house in disarray.

2008-08-12 15:00:50

By KAREN GOULART HINGHAM - It's a problem around the country and the South Shore is no different - quick-working thieves swiping catalytic converters from cars.

2008-08-11 09:00:52

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS Larkin show rescheduled The Patty Larkin concert has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Pilgrim Memorial Park on the Plymouth waterfront (intersection of Water and Leyden streets).

2008-08-11 09:00:52

DUXBURY - Elements Montessori School will offer open houses from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today through Saturday. The school, 221 Summer St., is enrolling children 2.9 to 6 years old. The open houses are open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Paula J.

2008-08-07 15:00:00

By KAREN GOULART FISHING EXPEDITION HINGHAM Just moments earlier, Dr. Lori Lerner was cracking jokes with the service members gathered for Hingham's fourth annual veterans' fishing trip.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.