Latest Quincy, Massachusetts Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

2008-09-23 18:00:20

LOCAL IN BRIEF Quincy schools to welcome students, parents Thursday QUINCY - Quincy High School and Middle School will have a back to school night for parents and students at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the high school. The high school is at 52 Coddington St., Quincy.

2008-09-23 18:00:19

Wondering what that new building is going to be or why workers are digging up a street? We'll pick a project to tell you about every Monday, only in your Patriot Ledger. WHERE: 303 Grove St., Braintree THE PROJECT: New home of Double GG Sub Shop SPECIFICS: One-story wood-framed building.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.