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Patriot Ledger wins reporting award for Quincy series

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 20:56
DEDHAM – The Patriot Ledger’s five-part series on Quincy's growing Asian community won top honors at the New England Society of News Editors awards ceremony Thursday in Dedham.Former Ledger reporter Patrick Ronan and intern Hongyi Gong won first place for best watchdog or neighborhood reporting for the project "A City for All." The series examined how a new generation of Asian-Americans – the [...]

Scientists, students show off at Quincy Festival

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 17:09
Hands-on activities got kids interested in STEM at third annual South Shore Science Festival.

ICYMI: Wicked Local Reader Photos of the Day, April 17-21

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 16:40
Your picture could be the next reader photo featured! Just email photos with detailed captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com. Follow wickedlocalpix on Instagram where you can also share photos using #wickedlocal.

5 fun facts about Earth Day

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 16:04
The first Earth Day held on April 22, 1970, was marked by peaceful demonstrations by some 20 million Americans in support of environmental protection and reform. It sparked the political change needed to create the Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of landmark legislation including the Clean Air, Clean Water, and the Endangered Species Act.

South Shore hardware chain tops list of state tax delinquents

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 04:36
The list includes large outstanding tax bills for businesses and individual taxpayers out of Weymouth, Quincy, Braintree, Marshfield and Pembroke.

Norwell artists recreate Trojan Horse

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:00
A full-scale wooden representation of the Trojan Horse is under construction at Handshouse Studio.

5 fun facts about Earth Day

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:04
Earth Day celebrates its 47th birthday tomorrow. The first Earth Day held on April 22, 1970, was marked by peaceful demonstrations by some 20 million Americans in support of environmental protection and reform. It sparked the political change needed to create the Environmental Protection Agency, commonly known as the EPA, and the passage of landmark legislation including the Clean Air, Clean Water, and the Endangered Species Act.In the four decades since it was first celebrated in [...]

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-21-17

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:00
Check out Wise Guys and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

A rousing ride along the Blackstone River Bikeway in R.I.

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:36
The Thursday group of senior cyclists had its first ride of the season today, led by 82-year-old Al Meserve of Raynham for 20 miles along the Blackstone River Bikeway in Rhode Island.

Video: His Dad served in World War One

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 19:56
Today I sat with Bob Carlson, 85, of Pembroke as he recalled his late father's service in World War One and how he rarely spoke about it during his life. Bob has spent 15 years searching for records to learn more of the story.

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-20-17

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:00
Check out Evening at the Refuge and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

POLL: Would you back a ban on recreational pot shops in your town?

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 21:23
Weigh in by voting in our poll below.

WATCH: Scenes, sounds of the Boston Marathon

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:35
More than 30,000 runners hit the streets of MetroWest and the Boston area April 17 for the 121st Boston Marathon.Check out some of our best pictures from along the route from Hopkinton to Boston, including sounds collected on the course on Marathon Monday. You will hear announcer Brian Hoffman, Katherine Switzer - the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon - and Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford of the United States Marine Corps welcoming runners [...]

Quincy man arrested in break-in after 'brief struggle' with homeowner

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:33
QUINCY – Police say one Quincy man illegally entered another’s home early Wednesday morning and scuffled with the person inside before fleeing.During his arraignment in Quincy District Court on Wednesday, his bail was set at $2,500 cash, and he is due back in court May 19.Quincy police responded to a home on Summit Avenue at around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday after a caller said a man in a dark, hooded sweatshirt broke into his home and, after a brief struggle, fled [...]

Manet reveals renovated Snug Harbor site

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:06
The orgnaization's Houghs Neck site will be renovated next.

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-19-17

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:02
Check out Three's Company and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

Manet reveals renoved Snug Harbor site

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:55
The orgnaization's Houghs Neck site will be renovated next.

Food for Thought: Hydrate with food, too

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 02:01
TIP OF THE WEEKThirsty? Reach for these hydrating foodsWhether you’re fighting the heat or battling a cold, dehydration is the enemy. But water isn’t the only answer -- plenty of foods are hydrating, too. The next time you’re feeling thirsty, reach for a snack, says the Cleveland Clinic. You’ll not only get the benefit of heavy water content, but will absorb extra nutrients, too. -- Cucumbers, celery and iceberg lettuce are 95 percent water, making them [...]

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-17-17

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 16:00
Check out Go Fish and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com