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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.