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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.

2008-10-09 21:00:22

QUINCY - A National Guard recruiter who works in Quincy and lives in Rockland has been charged with sexually assaulting two female recruits. Staff Sgt. Robert M.

2008-10-09 21:00:22

Quincy Quincy residents have a new opportunity to help the city's schools when paying their property taxes. A section on the city's property tax bills allows residents to contribute to the Quincy Educational Fund, a separate fund maintained by the city auditor.

2008-10-09 21:00:22

INSIDE TODAY Disabled visit South Shore YMCA to improve strength, range of motion (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-08 15:00:18

COHASSET - Cohasset Elder Affairs will present Stephen Puleo, author of "The Boston Italians," to culminate a six-week introductory Italian program. The presentation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, 10 Summer St. To register, call 781-383- 9112 by Oct. 29.

2008-10-08 15:00:17

QUINCY - First Presbyterian Church of Quincy has formed a children's choir open to kids in the city who are in grades 3 through 5. The church wants to provide vocal and musical training, as well as performance experience, for children not only from the church but also from the rest of the community.

2008-10-08 12:00:18

By STEVE ADAMS COST-CUTTING TECHNOLOGY Every office has its thermostat watchers. The people monitoring energy efficiency at 700 Bank of America branches nationwide work on the fifth floor of a Charlotte, N.C., office building.

2008-10-05 15:00:22

BRAINTREE - Arona Hair Designs on Washington Street is raising money for a cancer center being built across from South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Arona will offer haircuts, styling, coloring, facials, waxing services from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. A bake sale will be held during the same hours.

2008-10-05 15:00:10

QUINCY - WBZ radio personality Mel Simons will take listeners on a journey back to the big bands of yesteryear at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy.

2008-10-05 15:00:10

QUINCY - The award-winning French film "The Grocer's Son" will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St. "The Grocer's Son" tells the story of 30-year-old Antoine, who was forced to leave the city to return to his family in Provence.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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