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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. Patrick is charged with robbing the Citizens Bank branch at the Stop & Shop supermarket on Newport Avenue on July 23, Dougan said. A corrections officer from Gardner recognized Patrick in a video of the robbery that was recently shown on Fox News'...

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. He was charged with larceny of property valued at more than $250. Originally published by The Patriot Ledger. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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. $35, $15 children to age 14. Webster at Careswell streets, Marshfield. 781-837-5753, www.winslowhouse.org. Marvelous Mavis Harvard Square's venerable Club Passim celebrates its 50th anniversary with a concert...

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. The laptop was described as a black Hewlett-Packard valued at $700. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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. Recognizing that local boards of health are strapped for resources, the state Department of Public Health plans to set up regional online databases for all of the state's local health departments, said Suzanne Condon, director of food safety in the state Office of Environmental Health. "We have a strong commitment to try to be as transparent as possible,"...

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. Reservations are required. Call 866-50-GROOM (7666). (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-25 21:00:19

Editor: John Murphy, jmurphy@enterprisenews.com Design Director: Anestis Diakopoulos design staff: Randall Fox, Bob Monahan, Carol Scheffler Living Well is published by the George W. Prescott Publishing Co., 400 Crown Colony Drive, P.O. Box 699159, Quincy, MA 02269-9159 Living Well is marketed by GateHouse Media New England (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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. Also featured will be an arts and crafts show and blacksmithing, bird carving and wind chime demonstrations. Admission will be $7; free for children 3 and younger. For more information or to volunteer, call...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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