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Foster kids staying in contractors' offices

Several Kansas children each month are spending at least one night in a foster care contractor's office while they wait for a home in a child welfare system that struggles with low capacity, according to new data presented Tuesday to an oversight committee. Since the beginning of this year, 98 child

GARDEN CITY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 00:04:41

Drought, low prices continue to plague area farmers

OAKVILLE - Despite battling drought and low commodity prices, Bill Schrock considers himself fortunate. "For us this year, it's just a year of close misses," said Schrock, a third-generation farmer from Mediapolis. On a hot, dry Thursday last week, Schrock and his oldest son Nate Schrock were beginn

GARDEN CITY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 16:22:53

Thousands without power in Plymouth, Duxbury

PLYMOUTH - As high winds continue to whip along the South Shore Thursday morning, thousands of residents in Plymouth, Duxbury and surrounding towns were left without power. Tropical Storm Jose was expected to linger well off the coast of Massachusetts Thursday. Scattered showers and high winds were

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 14:34:05

Plymouth Center for Active Living news

The Center for Active Living, located at 44 Nook Road, offers many programs for seniors and the disabled in the community. Hours of operation are from 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday, with extended hours on Tuesday evenings until 7pm. Call the Center at (508) 830-4230. You can also view the mon

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Dogs available for adoption at Friends of the Plymouth Pound

Meet Faith. Faith is an 8 month old lab/shepherd mix. Faith is a sweet girl and is doing well with the two dogs in her foster home. She should not go in to a home with cats as she is young and tends to chase them. Faith will be spayed this week and ready to go to her new home. Meet Diamond. Diamond

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Renovated Palladium draws upon former Plymouth's past, offers expanded spectrum of shows

WORCESTER - The electronic marquee outside the Palladium at 261 Main St. is new, and so are some of the names of acts flashing on the screen. New, that is, to performing at a venue that in recent years has largely been a home for heavy metal/hard rock acts. But now country music star Jon Pardi (comi

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Waves whipped up by Jose lash coastal towns

SCITUATE - Coastal towns from Plymouth to Hull were bracing for potential minor flooding today as waves whipped up by Tropical Storm Jose lashed the coast. The National Weather Service warned that the distant effects of Jose could bring dangerous rip currents, minor coastal flooding and erosion of s

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 18:09:03

Moose Youth Awareness Program offers college scholarships

The Moose Youth Awareness program is for High school students interested in public speaking and educating young children on a number of positive lifestyle topics ranging from bullying to drug and alcohol abuse. Eligible students could end up earning some of the $30,000 in scholarship money provided

MANOMETCURRENT.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:31

Chamber CEO says South Shore 'has got to be serious' about housing plans

South Shore Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Peter Forman said the area has been 'a bit behind' other regions in finding ways to attract younger workers and families.The Chamber is releasing a "Housing 2017" report on Sept. 21. QUINCY - The South Shore is struggling to attract young professiona

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 12:45:00

Cape Cod bike ride supports American Lung Association

More than 500 cyclists and 120 volunteers will gather on Cape Cod to kick off the 33rd annual Autumn Escape Bike Trek Friday, Sept. 22, 9 a.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4 Home Depot Drive, Plymouth. Participants will cycle 160 miles over three days to the finish line in Provincetown in hopes of rai

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 00:06:20

With bread and the shofar, synagogues observe Rosh Hashanah

On Sept. 21, members of South Shore synagogues will gather at beaches and ponds to symbolically cast away the sins of the past year. The Jewish New Year begins at sundown on Sept. 20. HINGHAM - If you see groups of people casting bits of bread into Hingham Harbor, Massachusetts Bay and Turner's Pond

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

FALL RIVER - A 60-year-old woman is being charged with driving under the influence of drugs after her car hit a police cruiser carrying three detectives.

According to police, Colleen Furtado, 60, of Westport, was traveling on Plymouth Avenue near the Rodman Street intersection around 9:30 Wednesday morning when her brown Dodge pickup truck mounted the median and struck the unmarked cruiser traveling south on Plymouth Avenue. Furtado and the three off

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:39:38

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND: Sept. 22-24

There's always plenty to do in and around Plymouth. The Spire Center for Performing Arts presents eclectic entertainment at 25 1/2 Court St. in downtown Plymouth. The Spire is handicap accessible; parking is available street side and in public lots in close proximity. For more information, to order

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-21 16:00:00

In Duxbury, exhibit showcases remarkable Bradford sisters

DUXBURY - In an historic house once home to Duxbury abolitionists and Civil War volunteers, visitors come upon the words, "What do you fight for?" The question reflects the new mission of the Bradford House to highlight the relevance and inspiration of the past. "It's not just about preserving the h

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:38:02

YOUTH SPORTS: Carver baseball team appears on NESN Clubhouse

Thanks to the luck of the draw the kids on the 9/10 year-old summer travel team from Carver's Cranberry Baseball League got the thrill of a lifetime Sunday when they were the special guests on the NESN Clubhouse television show. CARVER - Thanks to the luck of the draw the kids on the 9/10 year-old s

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Carver police log: Sept. 7-13

The following are excerpts from the Carver police log for Thursday, Sept. 7, through Wednesday, Sept. 13. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Thursday, Sept. 7 1 p.m.: Larceny was reported on North Main Street.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:49:29

T.S. Jose morning update (10 AM)

CAPE COD - As Tropical Storm Jose stalls southeast of the Cape, winds continue to blow over 40 MPH. The weather service says they could blow over 50 MPH today (see graphic below). Bourne Police video above updates conditions at Sagamore Beach around 7 AM. Brewster Police Chief Richard Koch said Ro

CAPECOD.COM - 2017-09-21 12:09:55

CARE program substance abuse lessons have far-reaching impact

The Office of Beyond School Time kept kids busy this summer, with 275 enrolled in the summer programs this year, but the group with particularly powerful results was a group of 13 students in the CARE program. The summer club, CARE program and SAIL program for high schoolers were all well-attended.

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

State Police cruiser struck on Route 25 in Wareham

WAREHAM - A Massachusetts State Police cruiser was struck by another vehicle on Route 25 in Wareham Wednesday afternoon, near the Glen Charlie Road overpass. The trooper and the other driver, a New Bedford woman, were both transported to Tobey Hospital for non life-threatening injuries. The trooper,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 22:54:27

State police trooper injured in Wareham crash

WAREHAM - A state police trooper and a New Bedford woman were injured Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash involving a state police cruiser, according to a statement from the Massachusetts State Police. The trooper, who was on patrol out of the Middleboro state police barracks, was stopped in

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:55:50