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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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