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2008-12-23 15:08:02

On Monday, GateHouse Media Inc. filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the parent company of The Boston Globe, stating that the newspaper's new community Web site uses online material from GateHouse without permission. GateHouse claimed Boston.com violated copyright and trademark laws by "reproducing, displaying and distributing" its newspaper headlines and original material published on its "Wicked Local" Web sites. GateHouse claims that Boston.com offers links that send readers...

2008-10-13 12:00:24

BRAINTREE - Laptop computers, jewelry, a camera, a TV and a DVD player were among the items stolen from a home on the 400 block of Union Street, police said. The homeowner told police that after returning at about 5 p.m. Wednesday, she noticed her rear screen door propped open and a broken pane of glass just above the doorknob on the kitchen door. A neighbor heard a loud bang from the direction of the victim's home at about 10:30 a.m but saw no one, police said. Another neighbor...

2008-10-10 09:00:52

By JENNIFER SANTOS Quincy The Manet Community Health Center's annual autumn auction will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Blue Cross building, 1 Enterprise Drive. At least 260 people are expected to attend the event, at which the Boston Medical Center will be honored for helping launch a new electronic medical records system at Manet. Meg Aranow, vice president of the Boston Medical Center, will accept the Manet Medallion on the hospital's behalf. "They've shown...

2008-10-10 09:00:28

QUINCY - DOVE, an agency that fights domestic violence, will sponsor the "Harvesting Hope Fundraiser and Cocktail Party" from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. The fundraiser will feature a light dinner, dancing, music by Java Jive, and a live auction. Thirty people will be recognized for their efforts to prevent domestic violence. They include state Attorney General Martha Coakley, Norfolk County District Attorney William Keating, Diane Patrick, the wife of...

2008-10-10 09:00:28

The local average price of a gallon of gasoline dropped 18 cents this week, equaling the sharpest decline in at least three years. In The Patriot Ledger's weekly survey, the average price on Wednesday was $3.25, down from a record $4.08 in early July. Two stations in Whitman and one in Pembroke were charging less than $3 on Wednesday. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-09 21:00:27

CARVER - The National Cranberry Festival will be held Saturday through Monday at Edaville USA in Carver. The festival will include train rides through the cranberry bogs, music and dance performances, cranberry cooking demonstrations, crafts and amusement rides. There will be a fireworks show at 7:30 p.m. Hours for the festival are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday and Monday. General admission is $6. Parking is free. For more information, go to edaville.com or...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By JIM DORMAN Theater review Most farces make you laugh rather than think. That's not the case in "Beyond Therapy," the fall offering from North Quincy Community Theatre. "Beyond Therapy," the bizarre comedy about dating and relationships not only makes you laugh, but its tale of a mismatched couple that manages to connect despite their differences makes you ponder love and romance. Written by Christopher Durang, the play is a definitely an adult comedy (some might say raunchy) with...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

QUINCY - A National Guard recruiter who works in Quincy and lives in Rockland has been charged with sexually assaulting two female recruits. Staff Sgt. Robert M. Tomasello, 31, of 260 Hingham St., Rockland, was arrested Friday and arraigned in Quincy District Court on Monday on five counts of indecent assault and battery. Two women told Quincy police that Tomasello touched them inappropriately while they were at the Quincy recruiting center at the armory on Hancock Street on Thursday...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

Ten aluminum-clad fiber-optic nodes were stolen from the Comcast building on Grissom Road in the Plymouth Industrial Park sometime during the weekend. The items are valued at $2,000 to $3,000 each, police said. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-09 21:00:22

INSIDE TODAY Disabled visit South Shore YMCA to improve strength, range of motion (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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