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2008-09-08 09:00:52

QUINCY - The Manet Community Health Center is offering group diabetes education classes, beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Manet Center, 110 W. Squantum St. Classes run on Tuesdays for four weeks.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

By STEPHANIE CHOATE QUINCY Nine-year-old Kevin Tran hefted his new blue backpack loaded with school supplies above his head. "Is there an elephant in here?" he asked.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

After 51 years, Temple Beth El's spiritual leader may have served longer at a single synagogue than any Conservative rabbi in Greater Boston and perhaps New England. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-05 18:00:10

QUINCY - A city wiring inspector is investigating the cause of a fire reported at 6:56 a.m. today in an apartment building at 66 Cleverly Court in Quincy Point. Firefighters doused the flames in about 30 minutes. The fire appears to have started in the attic, fire officials said.

2008-09-05 18:00:10

By STEPHANIE CHOATE QUINCY - Some newspaper corrections take longer than others - 56 years longer. In a 1952 article about the Abigail Adams cairn - as well as subsequent articles - the Quincy Patriot Ledger said the cairn was commissioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

2008-09-05 18:00:10

The South Shore hasn't seen a Category 3 since Hurricane Carol in 1954. Some say the region is overdue. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

WALPOLE - The Norfolk County Conservation District will have its annual fall bulb and perennial sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Norfolk County Agricultural High School. The fundraiser is at the No. 4 greenhouse at the high school, 400 Main St., Walpole.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

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

2008-09-05 09:00:16

EASTON - Southeastern Regional Technical School has openings in grade 10. Slots are available in pre-engineering, environmental technology, computer office technology, cabinetmaking, machine technology and metal fabrication.

2008-09-05 09:00:16

QUINCY - The restoration of Broad Meadows Marsh, long planned but sluggish to materialize, will cost the city almost twice the $850,000 it set aside five years ago for the project.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.