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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.

2008-08-29 09:00:34

QUINCY - A woman and her three-year-old son were injured when a sport utility vehicle rolled over on Burgin Parkway, police said. Tammatha O'Connor, 27, of Norfolk and her son were both taken to Boston Medical Center, Quincy Police Lt. Kevin Tobin said. O'Connor is listed in good condition.

2008-08-29 09:00:34

BRAINTREE - GPS units and iPod accessories have been reported stolen from several unlocked cars parked on Franklin Street and Elmwood Avenue. Police said the thefts likely occurred sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. None of the cars was damaged.

2008-08-29 09:00:34

QUINCY - WGBH radio (89.7 FM) has begun airing a feature on Uncle Sam Rounseville and his get-out-the-vote effort.

2008-08-28 09:01:05

Braintree The school committee has approved a five-year plan aimed at providing up-to-date computer technology in the classroom. The annual cost will be about $200,000. "It's a good step," Mayor Joseph Sullivan, who is also a school committee member, said Monday night.

2008-08-28 09:00:44

By JENNIFER MANN HISTORY REVEALED QUINCY - The names weren't etched in ox blood as some people had speculated, but the unrolling of an 1896 scroll still drew oohs and aahs from 21st-century spectators.

2008-08-26 21:00:18

By JENNIFER MANN QUINCY - The Quincy Housing Authority board chairwoman was never told about allegations that a well-being check was refused for an 80- year-old blind woman until full details were published in The Patriot Ledger, she said.

2008-08-26 18:00:00

By STEPHANIE CHOATE Quincy People can see for themselves what has been inside the time capsule found in the Abigail Adams cairn for 112 years on Monday evening. City officials will open the time capsule at 6 at the Quincy Historical Society, Adams Academy building on Adams Street.

2008-08-25 15:00:34

John J. Stanton, a stonemason and native of Ireland, was paid $2.25 a day to build the Abigail Adams Cairn. The whole job cost the Adams chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution $200. The restoration work going on now will cost the city about $500,000 [ correction: $50,000 ]. Mrs.

2008-08-22 18:00:23

QUINCY - Matt Miller says it was by far "the best day of my life." The Quincy YouthBuild student got to spend last Saturday using skills he had learned in the program to help at the second annual Red Sox "Foundation Nation Community Service Day." As part of the deal, he got to meet some of his favorite Red Sox players.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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