Latest Quincy, Massachusetts Stories

2008-08-21 18:00:34

The seventh annual Friends of Frank Aylward rock 'n' roll benefit is 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the gazebo at the Best Western Adams Inn, at 29 Hancock St. in Quincy.

2008-08-21 18:00:26

Regarding an airline slogan: The more you weigh - the more you pay. This is what it's coming to. Quincy IKE KRAVETZ (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-21 15:00:30

BUSINESS IN BRIEF MEYERS TO RETURN TO FIRST MARBLEHEAD BOSTON - First Marblehead Corp. co-founder Daniel Meyers will return to the struggling student loan services company as its new CEO on Sept. 1. Meyers will replace Jack Kopnisky, whose pending resignation became public on Monday.

2008-08-21 15:00:30

By SUE SCHEIBLE A GOOD AGE - DIFFICULT DECISIONS Last week's column about my 95-year-old father's reluctant move into assisted living touched a chord. Readers called and e-mailed their own stories, with insight and humor.

2008-08-21 12:00:58

QUINCY - Literacy Volunteers of America will hold orientation for volunteers from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 15 at the Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St. To register or to request an information pack, call 617-376- 1314. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass..

2008-08-14 00:00:00

By JENNIFER MANN MASS PARANORMAL QUINCY - The bumps in the night could be explained away. The banging of deck hatches - open and shut, open and shut - were easy to ignore.

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.

2008-08-13 15:00:26

The Dorothy Quincy Homestead will offer an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the historic home at Butler Road and Hancock Street. Tours are free, though a donation is suggested. Tours will take place every 30 minutes.

2008-08-13 15:00:26

Pro Football Weekly's Fantasy Football page makes its debut in Thursday's Patriot Ledger. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.