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2008-09-23 18:00:22

COHASSET - The Friends of Holly Hill Farm will hold programs on topics ranging from composting to wreath making this fall. The first program in the series, "Home Compost and Starting a Worm Bin," will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. The fee is $15. The rest of the schedule: "All About Salt Marshes," 2 p.m. Oct. 5, $5. "First Annual Discover the Woods Day," 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Registration at least 10 days in advance is required. "Tour the Growing Fields of Holly Hill Farm," 1 p.m. Oct. 25, $5....

2008-09-23 18:00:20

CANTON - Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that caused about $75,000 damage to a multi-family home at 3 Farrington Lane. The homeowner called for help at 7:58 p.m. Thursday. When firefighters arrived, flames were visible on the second floor, Deputy Chief Charles Doody said. No one was injured. Originally published by By Patriot Ledger staff. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-23 18:00:19

Wondering what that new building is going to be or why workers are digging up a street? We'll pick a project to tell you about every Monday, only in your Patriot Ledger. WHERE: 303 Grove St., Braintree THE PROJECT: New home of Double GG Sub Shop SPECIFICS: One-story wood-framed building. Construction began in May. SIZE: 2,400 square feet WHO: Owner Denis Lefas COMPLETION: November (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-23 18:00:19

Who are the best high school athletes on the South Shore? We'll tell you.PAGE 7 (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-19 09:00:00

ROADWORK RULE A proposed change in state policy allowing civilian flaggers on low-risk road projects would mean little or nothing in some South Shore communities. In Quincy, having civilians do such work is forbidden by an ordinance, and it would not be allowed under the city's contract with the Quincy police union. Police unions in other communities have similar contract language, or are scrambling to get such guarantees written into their work rules. Gov. Deval Patrick pushed for...

2008-09-18 09:00:22

QUINCY - Ray Flynn, former ambassador to the Vatican and former Boston mayor, will be the speaker during a discussion about faith and politics at 7 p.m. today at Bad Abbots Pub, 1546-Rear Hancock St. (in the municipal parking lot). This is the first in a discussion series about faith and politics leading up to the November election. The series is part of the St. Ann's Church "Theology on Tap" program, a church effort to reach people in a setting outside Sunday Mass. Flynn will speak on...

2008-09-18 09:00:22

By JENNIFER SANTOS PLYMOUTH Long before it was cool to be green, students from Sacred Heart High School in Kingston were doing their part for the environment. The tradition began in 1989 when two students formed Globally Responsible Environmentally Aware Network, or GREAN. And it continued this weekend as about 60 students gave up their Saturday to clean the shoreline of Long Beach. Cigarette butts, plastic straws and lids were among the most common items found on the beach. "It's...

2008-09-18 09:00:22

BOSTON - The state will spend $4.1 million on seaport-related projects, including efforts in Scituate and Quincy. Scituate is to receive $550,000 for dredging at Scituate Marine Park, and $350,000 is for the Squantum Point Park Pier, part of the Adams Landing project, in Quincy. More than half of the total amount - $2.3 million - will be spent on land for a wharf in Salem. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-18 09:00:22

PATRIOT LEDGER ARCHIVES - A LOOK BACK AT OUR HISTORY 1858 September 11 , Page 2 The Quincy Patriot FOUNDLING. On Thursday evening last, about eight o'clock, Mrs. Stewart, who resides in Pearl street, found on her door step, a healthy female child, about five weeks old; it was wrapped in a shawl and a valise containing clothing for the child was also left. 1908 September 11, Page 1 Quincy Daily Ledger BATHING SEASON Has Been Very Successful And Enjoyable At Public Bath Under the...

2008-09-18 09:00:21

__ __ Cantwell__ Gilmore__ Maresco__ Lynch __ Marshfield__ 2,580__ 801__ 506__ 157 __ Scituate__ 1,023__ 163__ 153__ 639 __ TOTAL__ 3,603__ 964__ 659__ 796 (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.