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2010-03-17 07:48:00

QUINCY, Wash., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 representatives of various food processors and produce shippers from the region attended a recent "Shippers Open House" at the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (http://www.portofquincyintermodal.com) to learn about a new expedited intermodal rail service for Washington State produce and perishable shippers. The "Shippers Open House" was hosted by Rail Logistics (http://www.icoldtrain.com) with support from Interstate Distributor Company,...

2009-12-15 07:52:00

QUINCY, Wash., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 10, 2009, the Port of Quincy (http://www.portofquincy.org) held the Quincy "Opportunities Unlimited" Rural Economic Development Summit at Cave B at SageCliffe near Quincy, Washington. The purpose of the Summit was to highlight economic development opportunities and infrastructure (i.e., hydropower, fiber optics, water treatment, rail, irrigation, etc.) in the greater Quincy Valley area and to have a discussion and dialogue with...

2009-12-04 09:59:00

QUINCY, Massachusetts, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Systagenix Wound Management, a leading medical device company that specializes in cutting-edge chronic wound care solutions, is expanding its operations by opening North, Central, and South American Headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts. The company officially opened its Quincy, Massachusetts headquarters today. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting were Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (http://www.masslifesciences.com/) President and CEO...

2009-01-12 08:06:00

QUINCY, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy recently sent a letter to state and federal officials asking that critical local infrastructure projects be considered for Economic Stimulus Funding. Two projects in particular are on the Port's wish list -- funding for the City of Quincy to construct the second phase of the recycling system to reuse water used to cool Quincy area high-tech data centers. The other project is to have the Washington State Department of Transportation...

2008-10-13 12:00:24

BRAINTREE - Laptop computers, jewelry, a camera, a TV and a DVD player were among the items stolen from a home on the 400 block of Union Street, police said. The homeowner told police that after returning at about 5 p.m. Wednesday, she noticed her rear screen door propped open and a broken pane of glass just above the doorknob on the kitchen door. A neighbor heard a loud bang from the direction of the victim's home at about 10:30 a.m but saw no one, police said. Another neighbor...

2008-10-10 09:00:52

By JENNIFER SANTOS Quincy The Manet Community Health Center's annual autumn auction will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Blue Cross building, 1 Enterprise Drive. At least 260 people are expected to attend the event, at which the Boston Medical Center will be honored for helping launch a new electronic medical records system at Manet. Meg Aranow, vice president of the Boston Medical Center, will accept the Manet Medallion on the hospital's behalf. "They've shown...

2008-10-10 09:00:28

QUINCY - DOVE, an agency that fights domestic violence, will sponsor the "Harvesting Hope Fundraiser and Cocktail Party" from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. The fundraiser will feature a light dinner, dancing, music by Java Jive, and a live auction. Thirty people will be recognized for their efforts to prevent domestic violence. They include state Attorney General Martha Coakley, Norfolk County District Attorney William Keating, Diane Patrick, the wife of...

2008-10-09 21:00:31

Braintree The Braintree School Department will seek a state grant that would allow two full-day kindergarten classes to start next fall. In a 6-1 vote Monday, the school committee gave Superintendent Peter Kurzberg approval to apply for a $30,000 grant. School officials still must find money in the next budget to pay for additional expenses to cover salaries and other costs. Committee member David Cunningham, who opposed the measure, said the school department has other needs that...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By JIM DORMAN Theater review Most farces make you laugh rather than think. That's not the case in "Beyond Therapy," the fall offering from North Quincy Community Theatre. "Beyond Therapy," the bizarre comedy about dating and relationships not only makes you laugh, but its tale of a mismatched couple that manages to connect despite their differences makes you ponder love and romance. Written by Christopher Durang, the play is a definitely an adult comedy (some might say raunchy) with...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

The latest Mass. State Track Coaches Association cross country poll for teams in The Patriot Ledger circulation area, with last week's ranking in parentheses: Boys 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Pembroke (10) 3. Hingham (2) 3. BC High (3) 4. Duxbury (5) 5. Marshfield (6) 6. Weymouth (NR) 7. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin