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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. All of the proceeds go to the cancer center, which is affiliated with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All...

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. The retrospective video program will feature musical greats Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and more. Mel Simons appears regularly on "The Steve LeVeille Broadcast" on WBZ radio with his Audio Clip Trivia Quiz. He also appeared on "The Larry Glick Show" for 14 years and Bob Raleigh's show...

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. This surprise French box-office hit is about the coming-of-age of a man re-discovering life and love in the countryside. Although not subject to rating by the Motion Picture Association of America, the film is not...

2008-10-02 18:00:12

QUINCY - Some 2,300 National Grid customers in North Quincy were without electricity for about an hour Monday. They lost power shortly before 5 p.m. Utility workers traced the problem to an underground cable at a substation off Newport Avenue Extension. Firefighters were called to the scene because smoke was pouring out of a manhole. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

By DON CONKEY QUINCY - Police arrested a Hyde Park man on the state's most wanted list for allegedly robbing a bank in Quincy in July. Thomas Patrick, 43, was arrested at home by FBI agents Friday, Quincy police Capt. John Dougan said. Patrick is charged with robbing the Citizens Bank branch at the Stop & Shop supermarket on Newport Avenue on July 23, Dougan said. A corrections officer from Gardner recognized Patrick in a video of the robbery that was recently shown on Fox News'...

2008-10-02 18:00:12

Gobble gobble Don't let the rain keep you at home. Go out for a turkey dinner at the Isaac Winslow House Saturday night, a tradition at the house since the 1920s. Each table will have its own turkey to carve. The Winslow House is the ancestral home of Marshfield's founding family. $35, $15 children to age 14. Webster at Careswell streets, Marshfield. 781-837-5753, www.winslowhouse.org. Marvelous Mavis Harvard Square's venerable Club Passim celebrates its 50th anniversary with a concert...

2008-10-02 18:00:12

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2008-10-02 18:00:12

BRAINTREE - Police said 30 cartons of cigarettes were stolen in a break-in at Saab Energy Garage on Washington Street. An employee found a front window smashed when he arrived for work Friday. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-25 21:00:19

Editor: John Murphy, jmurphy@enterprisenews.com Design Director: Anestis Diakopoulos design staff: Randall Fox, Bob Monahan, Carol Scheffler Living Well is published by the George W. Prescott Publishing Co., 400 Crown Colony Drive, P.O. Box 699159, Quincy, MA 02269-9159 Living Well is marketed by GateHouse Media New England (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-24 09:00:24

MARSHFIELD - The Massachusetts Audubon Society will hold its annual Farm Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Webster Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield. The many offerings for children will include farm animals, hay rides, games, crafts, face painting and a hay maze. Also featured will be an arts and crafts show and blacksmithing, bird carving and wind chime demonstrations. Admission will be $7; free for children 3 and younger. For more information or to volunteer, call...