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2008-09-12 12:00:14

Families talk about losing their homes TOO MUCH HEARTACHE A foreclosure auctioneer talks about why he quit WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FORECLOSURE? Take the Freddie Mac foreclosure quiz: Look for the link on our Web site AVOIDING FORECLOSURE A housing foreclosure counselor gives advice HELP IS OUT THERE Go to our Web site for links to local counseling agencies YOUR TOWN Look for the link on our Web site to see a Massachusetts map of foreclosures by community (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger,...

2008-09-12 12:00:09

By A.J. BAUER WEYMOUTH Judith Yalowchuk had long dreamed of opening a place where people could, as she likes to put it, "just chill." So when her son, chiropractor Dr.

2008-09-11 18:00:28

BUSINESS IN BRIEF GASOLINE PRICES DOWN 5 CENTS MORE, NINTH WEEK OF DECLINE BOSTON - Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have dropped another nickel, the ninth consecutive week of lower prices.

2008-09-11 18:00:15

RANDOLPH - The premier career fair event south of Boston will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lombardo's, 6 Billings Road, Randolph. The fair will include businesses looking to hire employees for retail, professional, technical, health care, medical and manufacturing jobs.

2008-09-08 09:00:52

QUINCY - The Manet Community Health Center is offering group diabetes education classes, beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Manet Center, 110 W. Squantum St. Classes run on Tuesdays for four weeks.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

QUINCY - Stop & Shop supermarkets have taken 7.25-ounce plastic bottles of Hershey Chocolate Shell Topping off the shelves because they may contain almonds, an allergen that is not listed as an ingredient. Hershey's recalled products that were sold nationwide after July 8.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

As more people select cremation as an after-death option, what of the ashes? Funeral directors say nothing surprises them anymore when it comes to where and how people (or their relatives) want the remains spread, scattered or deposited.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

By STEPHANIE CHOATE QUINCY Nine-year-old Kevin Tran hefted his new blue backpack loaded with school supplies above his head. "Is there an elephant in here?" he asked.

2008-09-08 09:00:22

After 51 years, Temple Beth El's spiritual leader may have served longer at a single synagogue than any Conservative rabbi in Greater Boston and perhaps New England. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-05 18:00:10

QUINCY - A city wiring inspector is investigating the cause of a fire reported at 6:56 a.m. today in an apartment building at 66 Cleverly Court in Quincy Point. Firefighters doused the flames in about 30 minutes. The fire appears to have started in the attic, fire officials said.

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