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Randolph plans to sue if Holbrook transfer station approved

The Holbrook Board of Health is holding hearings on a proposed 1,000 ton per day trash transfer station near the Randolph-Holbrook town line. RANDOLPH - Town officials plan to go to court if a proposed trash transfer station is approved by Holbrook officials. The Holbrook Board of Health is consider

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 05:24:47

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

Cops: Lynn man who robbed 2 Quincy businesses arrested

QUINCY - Police said they have arrested a man they believe robbed two Quincy businesses over the past two weeks. Stanley Carter, 35, of Lynn was charged with two counts of armed robbery. He was arrested by the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section Tuesday in Boston. On Sunday, officers

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 14:51:54

The Beer Nut: Widowmaker Brewing opens Saturday

I always thought "Widowmaker" would be a great name for a beer. Well, the owners of the brand new Widowmaker Brewing Company apparently agreed, and the Braintree brewery will be open for business this weekend. Co-Owner/brewer Ryan Lavery said the brewery will begin pouring beers for the first time o

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:47:00

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

New school student services director settling in

WALPOLE - Since taking over as the school district's new director of student services in July, Milton's John Queally has been working to establish himself and determine how to best meet students' needs. Queally replaced outdoing director Linda McKelligan, who served in the position for four years. H

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 14:49:00

Jose continues to darken New England's forecast - The Boston Globe

As of Wednesday, Hurricane Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm this morning. It's track will take the heaviest winds out over the ocean, but tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. There is a wind advisory in effect for Boston as well as the

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

Peace becomes a reality - thanks to Holbrook students

Holbrook and the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts will commemorate the first Peace Day Thursday, Sept. 21, thanks to a nearly two-year-long endeavor by Holbrook Civics Club students, under the direction of Civics teacher Mary Clougher. "It was through the efforts of the Holbrook Middle High Scho

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:33:18

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

Tropical Storm Jose batters Cape and islands with strong winds and rip tides - The Boston Globe

Eastern Massachusetts residents should brace for a stormy end to the week as Tropical Storm Jose brings "multiple hazards" to the state's eastern coastline, the National Weather Service said. The Cape and Islands region was under Tropical Storm and Flash Flood watches Wednesday afternoon, with stron

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

SNYDER'S STOUGHTON: Library turning a new page

Stoughton Public Library Director Patricia Basler told Snyder's Stoughton that the library expansion project is coming along quite well. But, as with every building project, there are always surprises along the way. The Library Building Committee discussed possible expansion of the Park Street parki

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:04:31

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

Boys Basketball: Return tour through Europe

High school seniors might be a tad old for sharing "What I did on my summer vacation" stories on the first day of school. For a select group of Massachusetts basketball players, though, the experience of a lifetime sat within 11 days in August. For the third time in four years, Mike Normant and Stev

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

Rocky's red wine a big seller in its Brockton debut

The distributors of the Rocky Marciano Moltepulciano D'Abruzzo quickly sold of all 10 cases they brought to a promotional event at the Wine Basket, before additional bottles were delivered to the Pearl Street store later on Wednesday afternoon. BROCKTON - A new brand of wine named after Brockton box

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 01:02:12

Council on Aging announces events

The Westwood Council on Aging, at the Patricia Carty-Larkin Senior Center, 210 Nahatan St., has announced events for the week. For information or lunch reservations: 781-329-8799; http://townhall.westwood.ma.us. Friday, Sept. 22 9 a.m.: Fun Fit Exercise 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.: Shaw's 10 a.m.: Bridge No

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:51:02

Brockton educators pitch in for Harvey victims

The district, with the help of Teamsters Local 653, recently sent 25 boxes filled with canned goods, cleaning supplies, diapers, pet food and other goods collected in over a dozen 35-gallon trash bins to aid the people of the Lone Star State. BROCKTON - After Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:18:25

Buckets of kindness at Brockton's George School

Wednesday was "Choose to Be Nice" day for the George School's first graders. Principal Natalie Pohl said it is more important now than ever to teach students how to respect others at a young age, especially amid the current social climate. BROCKTON - At Brockton's Manthala George Elementary School,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:13:38

Abington race honors memory of Christian Barrett with kindness rocks

Known for helping those in need and honoring the memories of those who have passed away, the Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation came up with a new idea to commemorate at the 16th annual Jeff Coombs Memorial Road Race, Walk and Family Day this year. "When someone significant in town or someone who is co

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 17:53:46

Blue Cross Blue Shield's Service Day keeps Quincy employees busy

Employees volunteered time to put together packets of school supplies for thousands of children in need. QUINCY - Thousands of children will be entering the new school year with new pencils and notebooks, thanks to volunteers at Quincy's Blue Cross Blue Shield location. Loud music and laughter echoe

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 20:59:03

Guns, drugs seized after foot chase in Quincy Point

QUINCY- Police say officers seized guns, cash and drugs after chasing down a Brockton man who took off running when officers disrupted what they believed to be a drug deal in a Quincy Point parking lot. Five men -- Daequian Ruffin, 21, of Brockton; Jesse Collins, 25, of Dorchester; Elijah Marcelo,

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 17:40:49