Latest Plymouth County, Massachusetts Stories

2008-08-07 15:00:28

DUXBURY - Author Michael Tougias will give a lecture on King Philip's War at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the barn at 120 King Caesar Road. The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society will host the lecture, admission to which will cost $5. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

WHITMAN The Whitman-Hanson Regional School Committee will begin looking for a new superintendent Aug. 20. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at Whitman-Hanson Regional High School. "Hopefully, we will have plenty of time to find the best candidate we possibly can," said outgoing Superintendent John F.

2008-08-06 09:00:27

Duxbury Two Duxbury teens charged in June with breaking into a high school shed received pretrial probation and community service. Charges of larceny from a building, defacing property, underage possession of alcohol and a reduced charge of misdemeanor break-in against George D.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By LIZ HOFFMAN SHORE STORIES - ALMOST IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD You know the feeling. The only thing standing between you and your Cape Cod beach day is miles of bumper-to-bumper traffic on Route 3.

2008-07-30 09:00:42

By JENNIFER SANTOS PLYMOUTH - Plymouth Area Community Access Television is going green. The cable TV nonprofit and Community Recyclers of Electronic Waste will hold a community "Throw it Out for a Cause" fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Plymouth North High School on Obery Street.

2008-07-22 12:01:09

LOCAL IN BRIEF Shipwreck dinner and lecture at 1699 Winslow House MARSHFIELD - The 1699 Winslow House will host its annual ''Shipwreck Dinner and Lecture,'' at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 634 Careswell St.

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.

2008-07-16 15:00:40

HINGHAM - The Hingham Public Library's Independent Movie Night Series will feature "Where Do the Children Play?" at 7 tonight in the library's Whiton Room.

2008-07-16 09:00:52

HINGHAM - The South Shore Conservatory in Hingham will hold a summer theater workshop for ages 5 and older from Aug. 4 to Aug. 22. Students will explore various aspects of theater arts, including acting, singing, dance, writing and design. Tuition for one week is $200.

2008-07-01 18:00:18

By CHRISTINE McCONVILLE Plymouth Rock Studio's "Hollywood East" sign is coming down, just three days after it was unveiled at a gala celebration.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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