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2010-08-02 11:56:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad said today that Henry Lampe, president and CEO, will retire at the end of October 2010. Succeeding him will be Andrew Fox, managing director of Pacific Harbor Line and former PHL president since 1997. Mr. Lampe has been CSS president since 2005, when he joined the railroad after 35 years with the Santa Fe and BNSF railways. He will continue as a member of the management committee. Mr. Fox will become CSS...

2009-12-04 09:59:00

QUINCY, Massachusetts, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Systagenix Wound Management, a leading medical device company that specializes in cutting-edge chronic wound care solutions, is expanding its operations by opening North, Central, and South American Headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts. The company officially opened its Quincy, Massachusetts headquarters today. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting were Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (http://www.masslifesciences.com/) President and CEO...

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. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...

2008-10-02 18:00:14

PLYMOUTH - Want a say about what happens in the state's coastal waters? State environmental officials developing an ocean protection plan bring their "listening tour" to Plymouth at 7 tonight at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South St. The input-gathering tour hits 18 towns this fall, as officials prepare to draft the plan next summer. On Wednesday, the tour will be in Norwell for a 7 p.m. meeting at the South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane. Massachusetts this spring...

2008-08-12 15:00:50

By KAREN GOULART HINGHAM - It's a problem around the country and the South Shore is no different - quick-working thieves swiping catalytic converters from cars. Hingham and Norwell have joined the ranks of towns targeted by thieves who harvest the parts for the high cash value of their precious metal components. In Hingham, three catalytic converters were stolen from commercial vehicles parked in a lot at the South Shore Industrial Park last week. Norwell reported five of the parts...

2008-08-11 09:01:01

A Nova Scotia vacation slated for August or September of 2008 has a prolific festivals and events schedule to take advantage of. From food and wine to music, this fall's Nova Scotia events and festivals calendar offers a broad variety of choices at venues across the province. Those wanting to explore Nova Scotia's rugged outdoor beauty will enjoy the Tent Dwellers Centennial Canoe Festival from August 15th - 17th and Hike the Highlands from September 12th - 21st. The first takes visitors...

2008-07-22 12:01:09

LOCAL IN BRIEF Shipwreck dinner and lecture at 1699 Winslow House MARSHFIELD - The 1699 Winslow House will host its annual ''Shipwreck Dinner and Lecture,'' at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 634 Careswell St. The speaker will be author Colin Woodard, who will discuss his recent book ''The Republic of Pirates.'' Reservations are required; call 781-837-5753. Rehab center gives Cohasset money for elder-van gas costs COHASSET - Golden LivingCenter of Cohasset has given Cohasset Elder Affairs...

2008-07-16 09:00:52

HINGHAM - The South Shore Conservatory in Hingham will hold a summer theater workshop for ages 5 and older from Aug. 4 to Aug. 22. Students will explore various aspects of theater arts, including acting, singing, dance, writing and design. Tuition for one week is $200. For more information, call 781-934-2731. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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