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Abington Public Library to host Cuban Missile Crisis presentation

The Abington Public Library will welcome back historian Dr. Gary Hylander at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at 600 Gliniewicz Way, Abington. Hylander will share his knowledge and insights about the Cuban Missile Crisis. This is the 55th anniversary of the Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Sov

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:49:50

Man crashes through barrier, into water in Brockton

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night. BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

Tropical storm watch now a warning for southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm will have lost much of its strength by the time it reaches New England, but three to five

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

COLLEGES: Marshfield Bagby hired as MMA men's lax coach

Rick Bagby, who served for five seasons as an assistant coach at Babson College, has been named as head men's lacrosse coach at Massachusetts Maritime. Bagby's appointment, which is effective immediately, was confirmed earlier today by Buccaneer Director of Athletics Garin Veris. A resident of Marsh

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 07:27:00

Rockland's Esten Elementary School hosts neighborhood picnic

Esten Elementary School Principal Marilyn Smith brought together an entire neighborhood, along with more than two dozen school staff members and community leaders, by organizing a cookout in Rockland's Spring Gate neighborhood. Spring Gate is home to 34 Esten families, all of whom were invited to jo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:08:46

OUR OPINION: New Fore River Bridge is a project to be proud of

This never happens. A road project years in the making comes in more or less on time and on budget? Right. Remember the Big Dig? Granted, that was an undertaking of breathtaking scope, but no one will ever forget how much longer it took than originally expected or how much more expensive it was. Com

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 05:01:00

Three Brockton City Council candidates bounced from ballot

Three City Council candidates were bounced from the November general election ballot as the result of a preliminary vote held in Brockton on Tuesday. BROCKTON - Three candidates running for seats on the Brockton City Council were eliminated from the November ballot during a preliminary election held

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 04:53:32

Mayoral foes, 3 ward council pairings decided in Brockton's preliminary voting

BROCKTON - Two-term incumbent Mayor Bill Carpenter will face Jimmy Pareira in this November's election for the city's corner office. Pereira, 25, is a Brockton native but a political newcomer. He works as a transportation and community planner at the Old Colony Planning Council. In a preliminary ele

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 02:07:06

Shalom readers tackle Nazi occupation book

The Shalom Book Group of Randolph will read "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure for October. A discussion will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Turner Free Library, 2 N. Main St. "The Paris Architect" is set during the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. Copies of the book are avail

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 22:50:26

Police Chase On I-93 Of Stolen Pickup Truck Leads To Arrest

DORCHESTER (CBS) - One person was taken into custody after a police chase involving a stolen pickup truck on Tuesday. Massachusetts State Police and MBTA Transit Police were involved in the pursuit that carried from I-93 South in Dorchester down into Route 28 in Milton where it ended around 11 a.m.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:05:00

Public interviews with finalists for town administrator job set for next week

Interviews will be conducted before the board of selectmen starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 and at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the Joseph P. Norton Emergency Operations Center. The town administrator screening committee has narrowed the search down to three candidates and will be conducting public interview

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 05:55:53

Kalter: Addiction issue hits home for nurse in Weymouth

For two years, Weymouth-based nurse Katelyn Corrigan couldn't look at a set of scrubs without crying. After all, that had been her mother's daily uniform before addiction cost her her job, and then her life. Karen Corrigan was fired from a local nursing home in September 2009 when keys to the drug r

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Weymouth Makes MONEY's Top 100 Places To Live

WEYMOUTH, MA - Live in Weymouth? Turns out that you live in one of the best places in America, according to MONEY Magazine. The publication recently released its annual list of the 100 best places to live in the country, placing Weymouth at No. 73. Fishers, Indiana was given the top spot. Three othe

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:47:17

No jail time for van driver who molested elderly women

PLYMOUTH - A Pembroke van driver will likely avoid spending any time in jail for molesting five women he was charged with driving to and from a Norwell day care center for people with Alzheimer's disease or developmental disabilities. Robert J. McNeil, 58, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 10 counts of inde

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 23:46:56

Weymouth goes to bat at Weston Park

Lindsay Fleming, 11 said she is going to like being able to play softball at Weston Park during the evening because it will have nighttime lighting for sporting events under a $1.5 million renovation. Lindsay Fleming, 11, said she is going to like being able to play softball at Weston Park during th

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:10:10

Clifford drops bid for re-election to Braintree council

A 10-year member of the town council, Clifford said he is making the decision for "personal and professional reasons." BRAINTREE - District 6 Town Councilor Dan Clifford will step down at the end of his term in January. A town councilor for a decade, Clifford made the announcement on Tuesday, the fi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 00:04:12

Braintree council tables speed limit reduction

Councilors are seeking additional information and possible changes to a proposed 25 mile per hour speed limit on side streets. Fred Hanson The Patriot Ledger @Fhanson_Ledger BRAINTREE - Questions from town councilors has stalled action on a proposed reduction of the speed limit on some town streets

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 05:19:59

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. Lane Lambert The Patriot Ledger @llambert_ledger HINGHAM - If you see groups of people casting bits of bread into H

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-19 21:43:19

Randolph lends a helping hand for hurricane assistance

If there's one thing that can bring people together and put their differences aside, it's when a natural disaster occurs. Even one thousands of miles away. Randolph residents proved that by responding to Hurricanes Harvey in Texas and then Irma in Florida. Residents contributed a number of supplies

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:39:03

3-Year-Old Befriends Cohasset Officer During Lunch

COHASSET, MA - A member of the Cohasset Police Department has a new friend following a Saturday afternoon lunch. Officer Jay St. Ives was enjoying his meal at the Cohasset House of Pizza last weekend when a 3-year-old named John ran over to ask the officer many questions. St. Ives took the time to a

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:08:27