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2008-10-02 18:00:12

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.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

BRAINTREE - A Mattapan man allegedly tried to walk out of Macy's while wearing stolen clothes and then got into a fight with store security. Police arrested Jhoni J. Bonilla, 25, on Friday after learning he was wearing layers of stolen clothing valued at more than $400.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

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.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

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2008-10-02 18:00:12

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.

2008-10-02 18:00:12

BRAINTREE - A laptop computer was stolen during a burglary at a Weston Avenue apartment, police said. The resident told police that she believed the theft occurred between 8 and 11 p.m. Friday. The thief is believed to have entered the apartment through an unlocked bathroom window.

2008-10-02 18:00:06

By NANCY REARDON Local health inspection reports may be a few mouse clicks away within three years, a state health official said.

2008-09-28 15:00:19

ABINGTON - Zoomin Groomin Mobile Pet Spa of Norwell will hold a groom-athon fundraiser Sunday to benefit the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Gables clubhouse, 200 Hampton Way. The Gables will match donations.

2008-09-25 21:00:19

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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.