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2008-08-22 18:00:23

By JENNIFER MANN in WOLLASTON SUNDAY QUINCY Rebecca Lampert-Egan knows she is battling the buzz of summer in staging the Service for Soldiers Fair on one of the last weekends in August. But the mother of two Army National Guardsmen also knows summertime can be painful for troops and their families. Just two summers ago, she was the one sitting at home. She waited and wondered whether her boys deployed in Iraq were OK. "Our family summer was simply awful," the Quincy mother of five...

2008-08-06 15:00:23

1858 Aug. 7, Page 2 The Quincy Patriot THE CUSHMAN MONUMENT. The completion of the Cushman monument at Plymouth is to be celebrated on the 16th of September next, the anniversary of the departure of the Mayflower from Plymouth, England. ...The skill and large bones of the pilgrim were found, where they had been buried about one hundred and sixty-seven years; and at his side were remains supposed to be those of his wife, Mary (Allerton), who died Nov. 28th, 1699, being the last survivor of...

2008-08-06 09:00:27

QUINCY - Registration for the Quincy Public Schools' Wollaston School Multilingual Pre-Kindergarten Program is reopening. This program is open to families that have two working parents, each working at least 30 hours a week, who meet state financial guidelines. The program hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. Fridays. Children must be 3 years old on or before Aug. 31 or 4 years old on or before Aug. 31. Participants must provide their...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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