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2008-07-25 12:00:54

By JENNIFER SANTOS QUINCY It's not too often that someone would purposely choose to miss the senior prom or high school graduation - unless, of course, he was following his dream. Anthony Acito, 17, a member of the Quincy High School Class of 2008, did just that.

2008-07-25 12:00:49

MARSHFIELD - The North and South Rivers Water Association will sponsor a program on searching for algae at low tide at 11 a.m. Saturday. Meet in the Rexhame Beach parking lot and wear shoes suitable for walking through water. Pre-registration is required. Call 781-659-8168.

2008-07-25 12:00:40

QUINCY - Police are searching for a man who robbed the Citizens Bank branch at the Stop & Shop Supermarket at 65 Newport Ave. The robber came into the grocery store at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday and passed a note to the teller.

2008-07-25 09:00:48

BRAINTREE - A Marshfield man has been arrested for allegedly selling OxyContin painkilling pills. Appearing in Quincy District Court on Monday, Michael J. Gorman, 47, pleaded innocent to charges of possession of OxyContin with intent to distribute and resisting arrest.

2008-07-24 09:00:37

QUINCY - A fire that started in a kitchen stove damaged an apartment at 57 Newbury Ave. in North Quincy, Fire Lt. John McCarthy said. The fire was reported at 9 a.m. Monday. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. No one was injured. Originally published by Patriot Ledger staff.

2008-07-24 09:00:37

QUINCY - The Quincy Housing Authority's support services will hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at 26 Figurehead Lane in the city's Germantown section. The support-service offerings include computer classes, job search assistance, teen mentoring programs and home ownership assistance.

2008-07-23 12:01:24

MILTON - Milton Hospital will offer Safe Sitter, a baby sitter education program, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at Nangeroni Education Center, 199 Reedsdale Road. Safe Sitter is a one-day course for kids ages 11-13 before they begin baby sitting.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

REGIONAL ROUNDUP BOSTON - State Street Corp. added nearly 400 jobs in Massachusetts in the past six months as it continued to sail forward with strong earnings and revenue growth.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

1858 July 24 , Page 2 The Quincy Patriot CHEERING. The crops in New England never promised better than at this season. Indian corn is in fine condition, of a dark green, and luxuriant, and quite as forward as usual.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

QUINCY - The Boston Landmarks Orchestra will perform a free concert inspired by one of the founding fathers in Adams National Historic Park on Thursday. Charles Ansbacher commissioned "John Adams: The Voice Heard Round the World" specifically for children ages 8 to 12.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.