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38 years later, Hanson Marine veteran gets 'a chance to say goodbye' to base fire victims

Joseph Macdonald was one of the lucky ones -- he escaped the deadly barracks fires that erupted at an American base in Japan, amid a 1979 typhoon. In October he'll make his first visit there since the fires killed 13 Marines and injured 38 others. Lane Lambert The Patriot Ledger @llambert_ledger HA

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:48:50

KGC hosts first seasonal meeting

KINGSTON - The Kingston Garden Club opened their first meeting of the season with a "Light Up Your Landscape" presentation by Paul Barcello, from Barcello's Lighting and Design of Pembroke. Barcello educated the membership on the difference between LED and Halogen outdoor lighting, and various opti

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

MASS MOST WANTED: Doughnut thief assaults Pembroke store employee

Crime occurred: Saturday, Sept. 16 Location: Stop & Shop, 24 Mattaskeesett St., Pembroke Case details: A man stole a bag with four donuts inside and the assaulted a loss prevention agent before fleeing in a black sedan with front-end damage. Investigator: Pembroke Police Officer Colby Tyler Case num

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-22 14:29:21

Pembroke Public Library announces upcoming programs

Pembroke Public Library is located at 142 Center St. For information: pembrokepubliclibrary.org. Children's events STEM Playgroup: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2. This is a free science, technology, engineering and math based playgroup for preschoolers ages 3-5. Young children are natural-born scien

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

First 'Leadership South Shore' class graduates

The first class of Leadership South Shore, an initiative launched by South Shore Bank President and CEO Jim Dunphy in conjunction with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, held its first graduation Sept. 19, completing the first year of a program designed to create the South Shore's next generation

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

Lifesaving lessons: BSU combats ODs with Narcan training

BRIDGEWATER - As a crowd surrounded him, Dr. Daniel Muse picked up the Narcan nasal spray. He placed the tip of the spray into the nose before dispensing the medicine. "You can neither hurt nor kill a dead person," Muse, a physician in Brockton's Signature Healthcare Emergency Department, said. "So

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Abington to dedicate newly-constructed 9/11 Memorial

The public is invited to a dedication of a newly-constructed 9/11 Memorial in Abington this Sunday, Sept. 24, at 11:15 a.m. The brief ceremony will include local dignitaries and singer Jessie Chris, an up-and-coming country and western artist who is one of the faces of Disney's #Choosekindness Anti-

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 12:17:00

FRIDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bishop Connolly volleyball wins again

Bishop Connolly volleyball continued its strong play, sweeping Avon 25-9, 25-12, 25-10, in their Mayflower Athletic Conference Comprehensive match on Friday at Lafrance Gymnasium. Caylee Coelho (11 aces), Nicole Squizzero (4 aces, 14 assists), Sydney Nance (7 kills), Madison Amaral (7 aces), Erinn H

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:36:46

Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter to host Cocktails For Critters event

Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter will host its second Cocktails for Critters benefit from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Daniel Webster Estate, 238 Webster St. The event will include a silent auction, cash bar and music by the Marshfield High School Jazz Quartet. Tickets to the event are $35 p

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:46:00

Police looking for Bridgewater corn thief

BRIDGEWATER- Police were called for a field investigation after stalks of corn were stolen from Summer Street. Rows of cornstalks were reported stolen from a Summer Street field, behind the Old Colony Correctional Facility, Saturday Sept. 16, police said. Police tweeted photos, around 12:30 p.m. Fri

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:30:43

Scituate Wind turbine noise still a problem for some

Residents living near the Scituate Wind turbine are asking town officials to agree to an independent noise compliance investigation of the turbine in an effort to collect the evidence necessary to take protective action under both the Nuisance Law and under the state's Noise Pollution Regulation. "N

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Weymouth, Braintree mayors bag groceries for Interfaith Social Services

Chuck, 53, said he is having financial struggles while battling cancer and a disability, but the Interfaith Social Services food pantry has lessened his difficulties by providing him with groceries. A man who wished to remain unidentified, Chuck, 53, said he is having financial struggles while battl

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:54:28

Weymouth School Committee Violated Open Meeting Law: AG's Office

WEYMOUTH, MA - The Attorney General's office has determined that the Weymouth School Committee violated the Open Meeting Law when it posted an insufficiently detailed agenda for its April 27 meeting. Last week, Assistant Attorney General KerryAnne Kilcoyne notified the town of the violation. The off

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:42:09

Hingham's GAR Memorial Hall opens its doors to the public

The town's Union Army veterans of the Civil War built the hall in 1888. Owned by the town since 1944 and long used by local veterans groups, it will be open to the public two Saturdays a month, starting in October. HINGHAM -- The whole town knows about the GAR Memorial Hall. The light gray, clapboar

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:14:33

South Shore Home of the Week: Gracious Hingham Colonial has historic character, modern appeal

Located on Hingham's picturesque Main Street, this stately Colonial has been carefully renovated to maintain its historic character but with amenities and a comfortable elegance that is most appealing to a modern lifestyle. At a Glance Address: 694 Main St., Hingham Contact: Sue DiPesa Email: sdipes

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

HOW TO HELP: Love Heels 5K to be held Oct. 14 in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH - Support services for the victims of domestic violence teach that love shouldn't hurt and help survivors get back on their feet. Supporters can help by participating in the upcoming Second Annual Love Heels 5K in support of domestic violence programming and to raise awareness of violence a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

HEIDREA FOR HEROES: Residents leap from airplanes to raise money for area veterans

Veterans Agent Roxanne Whitbeck went to extreme heights to help fellow veterans recently. PLYMOUTH - Veterans Agent Roxanne Whitbeck went to extreme heights to help fellow veterans recently. She returned rather rapidly. The local veterans agent was one of several area residents who participated in H

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Pilgrim Hall Museum October Lecture Series

Pilgrim Hall Museum has announced its October Lecture Series. PLYMOUTH - Pilgrim Hall Museum, 75 Court St. in downtown Plymouth, has announced its October Lecture Series, sponsored by Mutual Bank. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. where refreshments will be served. The lecture begins at 7 p.m., unless otherwi

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

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WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

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