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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...

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. For more information, call 617-984-8754. World War II film series Tuesday in Quincy QUINCY - The Thomas Crane Library in Quincy will present a six- part World War II film series beginning Tuesday. The film...

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. Construction began in May. SIZE: 2,400 square feet WHO: Owner Denis Lefas COMPLETION: November (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-23 18:00:19

Who are the best high school athletes on the South Shore? We'll tell you.PAGE 7 (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-18 09:00:22

QUINCY - Ray Flynn, former ambassador to the Vatican and former Boston mayor, will be the speaker during a discussion about faith and politics at 7 p.m. today at Bad Abbots Pub, 1546-Rear Hancock St. (in the municipal parking lot). This is the first in a discussion series about faith and politics leading up to the November election. The series is part of the St. Ann's Church "Theology on Tap" program, a church effort to reach people in a setting outside Sunday Mass. Flynn will speak on...

2008-09-18 09:00:22

BOSTON - The state will spend $4.1 million on seaport-related projects, including efforts in Scituate and Quincy. Scituate is to receive $550,000 for dredging at Scituate Marine Park, and $350,000 is for the Squantum Point Park Pier, part of the Adams Landing project, in Quincy. More than half of the total amount - $2.3 million - will be spent on land for a wharf in Salem. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-18 09:00:22

PATRIOT LEDGER ARCHIVES - A LOOK BACK AT OUR HISTORY 1858 September 11 , Page 2 The Quincy Patriot FOUNDLING. On Thursday evening last, about eight o'clock, Mrs. Stewart, who resides in Pearl street, found on her door step, a healthy female child, about five weeks old; it was wrapped in a shawl and a valise containing clothing for the child was also left. 1908 September 11, Page 1 Quincy Daily Ledger BATHING SEASON Has Been Very Successful And Enjoyable At Public Bath Under the...

2008-09-18 09:00:21

__ __ Cantwell__ Gilmore__ Maresco__ Lynch __ Marshfield__ 2,580__ 801__ 506__ 157 __ Scituate__ 1,023__ 163__ 153__ 639 __ TOTAL__ 3,603__ 964__ 659__ 796 (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-18 09:00:00

By JENNIFER MANN Quincy A resident who opposes the mayor's plans for a track at Faxon Field has been ordered to remove videos on the issue from his personal Web site. Quincy Access Television, the public-access cable group that produced the videos and ordered their removal, is claiming copyright infringement. The group's bylaws prohibit reproduction of videos that were filmed by the group's staff or with its equipment, as the videos in question were. But Chris Chetwynd, the founder of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.