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By STEPHANIE CHOATE QUINCY - Some newspaper corrections take longer than others - 56 years longer. In a 1952 article about the Abigail Adams cairn - as well as subsequent articles - the Quincy Patriot Ledger said the cairn was commissioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The South Shore hasn't seen a Category 3 since Hurricane Carol in 1954. Some say the region is overdue. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
DUXBURY - The police department is offering a rape aggression defense program for women and girls ages 13 and older, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. The course provides risk reduction through avoidance in addition to defense tactics.
WALPOLE - The Norfolk County Conservation District will have its annual fall bulb and perennial sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Norfolk County Agricultural High School. The fundraiser is at the No. 4 greenhouse at the high school, 400 Main St., Walpole.
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PLYMOUTH - Fire officials are investigating a fire that destroyed a small cottage in the Manomet section of town about 7 p.m. Saturday, Battalion Chief Stanley Eldridge said. The cottage off Arcadia Road was unoccupied. A firefighter was treated at Jordan Hospital for minor injuries.
EASTON - Southeastern Regional Technical School has openings in grade 10. Slots are available in pre-engineering, environmental technology, computer office technology, cabinetmaking, machine technology and metal fabrication.
QUINCY - The restoration of Broad Meadows Marsh, long planned but sluggish to materialize, will cost the city almost twice the $850,000 it set aside five years ago for the project.
COHASSET - The board of health will offer free health screenings at the annual health fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16. Screenings are for Cohasset residents only and will take place at the Second Congregational Church.
COHASSET - The Cohasset Republican Town Committee holds its annual picnic Sept. 7 at Lou Harvey's home on King Street. The event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. that Sunday will be held rain or shine. Featured speaker will be Charles Baker Jr., president and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
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