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New Kingston Public Library vote expected Nov. 14, information sessions scheduled for Oct. 11

KINGSTON - The new Kingston Public Library could cost the average taxpayer a hit of $120 to $160 a year on their tax bills. The date has been set for the initial vote on the proposed $15.9 million project with a town share of $8.9 million and a $6.9 million Massachusetts Board of Library Commissione

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

JAM SESSION: Simes House

Town Meeting will be asked to change the zoning of the Simes House property from small-lot residential to transitional commercial. Town officials say that without the zoning change revenue-generating events will not be allowed there. Should the zoning be changed? Please explain. Jam session is an op

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Heidrea for Heroes and Adams Communications partner to donate $1,000 for hurricane relief efforts

Heidrea for Heroes, a 501(c)(3) veterans support non-profit organization, and Carver-based Adams Communications announced they have partnered to donate $1,000 to Team Rubicon for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas. In response to the widespread devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey in t

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:59:18

Freetown hires new town administrator

FREETOWN - An Uxbridge man has been named the town's new town administrator. David DeManche was officially appointed to the position on Monday. He will fill the position following the retirement of John "Jack" Healey in June. DeManche is currently completing his appointment at the director of the Pl

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 17:59:06

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

Plymouth permits erosion control projects for Kingsbridge Shore's

It's a beautiful town beach, accessed from an historic public way, and the town has just reached agreement to let homeowners in the area access their cliff-side properties through it though there is still no guarantee that all town residents can get to the beach the same way. Call it progress. PLYMO

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

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

Manomet church launches Project #2069 to fight drug epidemic

Signs bearing #2609 as the only message have begun showing up in front yards throughout town in recent weeks, as the community takes on the epidemic of addiction. PLYMOUTH - A number showing up on lawns around town is packing a powerful message. The number is 2,069 and it represents the number of Ma

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Play auditions at Massasoit Community College

Play auditions: Massasoit Community College, 1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton. BROCKTON - Play auditions: Massasoit Community College, 1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton. Massasoit Theatre Company auditions for "It's a Wonderful Life" 2-5 p.m. Sept. 24 and 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Community Theatre at Buckle

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

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

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

Cape Downwinders Planning Rally on Monday in Front of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Gate

COURTESY OF THE CAPE DOWNWINDERS PLYMOUTH -Members of the Cape Downwinders are planning to rally in front of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station gate in Plymouth on Monday. The group gather at the site from noon to 2 p.m. as representatives with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission return for the latest

CAPECOD.COM - 2017-09-22 12:20:18

State Senator deMacedo Named Co-Chair of Senate Task Force

PLYMOUTH -Plymouth and Barnstable State Senator Vinny deMacedo has been named Co-Chair of a Senate Task Force that is focused on strengthening Massachusetts local retail. The task force will work with the Senate to identify ways to help local retailers become more competitive. "I look forward to wor

CAPECOD.COM - 2017-09-22 09:00:30

Towns seek to profit from pot industry

Cities and towns that avoided a ban on pot shops are now looking at ways to extract revenue from the burgeoning industry. The city manager in Worcester - which, when medicinal weed was legalized in 2012, signed letters of non-opposition with four dispensaries and a cultivator - recently recommended

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

High winds and coastal flooding still expected for South Shore

As Tropical Storm Jose continues to churn well off the coast of southern New England, the National Weather Service has issued high wind, coastal flooding and high surf advisories for the South Shore and southeastern part of the state. The advisories will be in effect until Friday. Wind gusts are pre

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 05:01:00

Jose causing downed trees, scattered power outages

Although Tropical Storm Jose is stalled about 145 miles southeast of Nantucket, it's delivering strong winds to Southern New England causing downed trees and scattered power outages. As of 1 p.m. Thursday, Eversource was reporting power outages in New Bedford, Dartmouth, Plymouth and Wareham. A wind

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 18:26:47

Homesteaders of New England pitch in for hurricane relief effort

Charity begins, the saying goes, at home, so perhaps it's no surprise that a local Facebook group took it upon themselves to gather two immense truckloads of food and necessities for the victims of Harvey and Irma this past week. PLYMOUTH - Charity begins, the saying goes, at home. So perhaps it's n

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

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

TIC's Successful Summer Radio Drama Series Leads to Year-Round Initiative. Next performance Sept 28

The award-winning reading service broadcasts to thousands of visually impaired and otherwise print impaired listeners throughout the state. Due to the popularity and overall success of their summer Radio Drama Series, the Talking Information Center (TIC) will continue their Radio and Podcast Players

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:40:26