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2014-01-08 23:27:20

Bosse School of Music (Weymouth, MA) launches its new School of Multimedia Technology. The school will offer comprehensive training in the fields of Audio Recording, Video Production, Digital Photography, and Graphic Design taught by its faculty of industry professionals. Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Bosse School of Music (Weymouth, MA) launches its new School of Multimedia Technology. The school will offer comprehensive training in the fields of Audio Recording, Video...

2013-02-14 23:03:11

$400,000 needed to fund new facility in Boston Metro/Norfolk County. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 The Massachusetts Humane Society (MHS), recently announced its “Bessy's Home For Felines” campaign designed to raise funds for its affiliate organization, Bessy´s Place, (http://www.bessysplace.org) will be a sanctuary and home for cats, many of whom are senior cats with special needs. The $400,000 campaign, which will be completed by January 2016, has received to date...

2011-04-07 06:15:00

WEYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YouTube video What started as a simple online ZIP code nomination by area-resident Michael Goldberg became a boon for local baseball teams when a Weymouth Township municipal field was chosen as one of five winners of Chevrolet's 'Building Diamonds and Dreams' program. Local winner Goldberg selected Weymouth Township to be the beneficiary of the field renovation. The township's only usable baseball field received the renovation,...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

The latest Mass. State Track Coaches Association cross country poll for teams in The Patriot Ledger circulation area, with last week's ranking in parentheses: Boys 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Pembroke (10) 3. Hingham (2) 3. BC High (3) 4. Duxbury (5) 5. Marshfield (6) 6. Weymouth (NR) 7. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...

2008-07-22 12:00:55

LOCAL IN BRIEF Benefit planned for leukemia patient WEYMOUTH - Katherine Hanifan is holding a benefit for her grandson, Timothy McClain, to help him pay the bills as he undergoes treatment for leukemia. Since being diagnosed in April, McClain, 21, has been unable to work. The benefit is Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Weymouth Elks at 1197 Washington St. Shaw's and the Ninety Nine Restaurant, where McClain worked before becoming ill, are donating food. A portion of the proceeds will...

2008-07-15 18:00:37

By LIZ HOFFMAN Florida administrator WEYMOUTH - A Florida school administrator is coming to Weymouth to work in special education. The school committee has picked Robert Desmond to replace Ellen Varnerin as special education administrator. Varnerin has taken a similar job in the Bourne public schools, closer to her East Sandwich home. Desmond held the same job for Broward County schools in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He has also been a teacher and school psychologist. "I'm very excited...

2008-07-10 18:00:08

By STEVE ADAMS WEYMOUTH - Boston real estate brokerage DTZ FHO Partners has taken over marketing duties for 2 million square feet of commercial space proposed for the SouthField site in South Weymouth. The 1,400-acre site, which is being developed by LNR Property Corp., is zoned to include as much as two million square feet of commercial development on 75 acres. Plans also call for up to 2,855 homes at the site, the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station. Developers are still looking...

2008-07-01 18:00:11

By LIZ HOFFMAN WEYMOUTH - The Abigail Adams Birthplace opens for its summer season Tuesday, celebrating 61 years of honoring Weymouth's favorite daughter. Adams, the wife of the second president and mother of the sixth, lived at the home from her birth until her marriage to John Adams in 1764. The house is at 180 Norton St., although the original structure stood about 100 yards away. The birthplace had fallen into disrepair and was slated for demolition when, in 1947, several residents...

2008-06-19 18:00:35

WEYMOUTH - Registration and a clinic for the Weymouth Junior Basketball League's summer program will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. July 28 at Weymouth High School's outdoor court. The program is for boys entering grades 5 and 6. The fifth-grade clinic will be3 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; the sixth-grade clinic, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration costs $40. Uniforms are provided. Each team will play eight evening games on the outdoor court this summer. The game schedule and early registration can be viewed...


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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