Latest Plymouth County, Massachusetts Stories

2008-07-01 15:00:25

PLYMOUTH - Attorney General Martha Coakley's office entered into a settlement agreement with the Massachusetts developer Pinehills LLC for clean-water violations. The 3,100-acre, 55-and-up development in Plymouth must pay a $135,000 civil penalty for violating the Massachusetts Clean Waters Act by discharging thousands of gallons of raw sewage. "Owners and operators of sewage treatment facilities in Massachusetts must take all necessary precautions to prevent unlawful discharges or risk...

2008-06-20 15:00:30

Nanoptek Corporation, a company developing technology that produces hydrogen from water and sunlight, announced today that it is moving to Mill Pond Square, 63 Great Road, in Maynard, Massachusetts. Mill Pond Square has both the charms of an old mill building as well as completely modern updates, including large column-less floor expanses. It is situated on the beautiful Mill Pond, and being at the intersection of Routes 117 and 62, it is easily located and accessible to visitors, and...

2008-06-19 18:00:12

HINGHAM - The 35-year career of Hingham High School drama teacher John Higgins will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Saturday at Inly School, 46 Watch Hill Drive, Scituate. Higgins is retiring. The evening will include entertainment provided by former students, light hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Tickets are $45. To sign the online memory book, go to higginsretirement.blogspot.com. For information or tickets, call Kathy Campbell at 781-749-0083. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.....

2008-06-18 09:01:16

LOCAL IN BRIEF Rockland seeking lifeguards ROCKLAND - The Rockland Youth Commission is accepting applications for lifeguard, water safety instructor and waterfront director. Candidates must be 16 or older, have current lifeguard, CPR and first aid certificates and be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays from June 23 to Aug. 15. Applications are available at the youth commission office, 394 Union St. The office is on the second floor of the community center. Registration for the...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.