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2008-09-18 09:00:00

By JENNIFER MANN Quincy A resident who opposes the mayor's plans for a track at Faxon Field has been ordered to remove videos on the issue from his personal Web site.

2008-09-16 15:00:18

We admit it. We made a mistake in dropping the bridge column, and you told us that. And so today it returns. Look for it every day on the Comics and Games page. Today, however, you'll find it on Page 29. Thanks for reading. And keep the feedback coming.

2008-09-16 15:00:00

The D'Arigo girls have a hard time trying to understand why the house where they spent their childhood is up for auction and they will have to move. Meanwhile, Michele and Joe D'Arigo's marriage of 20 years is crumbling. Joe's work hours have been cut, and Michele hasn't been able to land a job.

2008-09-12 12:00:34

STOUGHTON - The Alzheimer's Association will present a talk about the organization at 4 p.m. today at New England Sinai Hospital, 143 York St. The talk, "Who We Are and What We Do," will be in the hospital's Alzheimer's Adult Day Health Center, across the street from the hospital.

2008-09-12 12:00:25

QUINCY - Thieves broke into a live power box and stripped out about 250 feet of copper wire at a construction site during the weekend.

2008-09-12 12:00:22

By CHAD BERNDTSON From the outside looking in, it would appear the ICONS (Irish Connections) Festival has scaled back a bit this year from last year's heady crush of national headliners like the Black Crowes and Dropkick Murphys.

2008-09-12 12:00:19

I just don't understand why the news media is jumping all over the story of Sarah Palin's daughter being in a family way and not married. Many mothers across this country go through this every day of the year.

2008-09-12 12:00:16

The recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal items even if the items are not needed for personal use or for their monetary value.

2008-09-12 12:00:16

BOSTON - A dance to benefit Autism Speaks is set for 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at Florian Hall in Dorchester. Ramblin' Souls and DJ Johnny Dow will provide the music. A donation of $20 at the door is requested.

2008-09-12 12:00:16

QUINCY - Two bars served alcohol to a teenager as police conducted compliance checks during the Labor Day weekend, Detective Lt. Peter Turowski said. Callahan's Tap at 296 Copeland St.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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