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ROUNDUP: Kansas district says fearful student took gun, knife to elementary school

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:00
Schools across the country Friday continued to deal with threats, student reaction in wake of Parkland shooting

MASS MOST WANTED: Man stole from Quincy ATM

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:50
Have you seen this man? Contact Quincy police with information.

Role reversal: Quincy police rescue Batman

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:23
A caller mistook a stuffed Batman toy for a person in distress on Thursday morning, police said.

Quincy police find, rescue Batman down

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:28
A caller mistook a stuffed Batman toy for a person in distress on Thursday morning, police said.

Fear at school, commitment to change: A Florida student on her new reality

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:37
Originally a Facebook post, Sarah Jenkins, a 17-year-old student at Suncoast High School in Riviera Beach, Fla., has allowed us to share her thoughts in the wake of Valentine's Day's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Fear at school, commitment to change: A Fla. student on her new reality

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:30
Originally a Facebook post, Sarah Jenkins, a 17-year-old student at Suncoast High School in Riviera Beach, Fla., has allowed us to share her thoughts in the wake of Valentine's Day's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 2-22-18

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:00
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Fore River Bridge opening Saturday; sign up for our free email alert

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:57
The Fore River Bridge will open at 2 p.m. Thursday and at noon Friday.The exact time of bridge openings is subject to weather and other conditions. Openings occur every few days, usually with little notice. The bridge also makes unannounced openings for outbound tankers, barges and other vessels.Sign up for our free e-mail alert and be the first to find [...]

Ohio student who shot self dies; motive remains unclear

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:45
Keith Simons died of what police said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S women's hockey shooting for gold tonight

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:54
Men's team falls to Czech Republic in shootout

Warm weather brings out beachgoers

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:46
Tuesday's unseasonably warm weather, timed perfectly with school vacation week, prompted many South Shore residents to celebrate the sunny day

ACCUWEATHER: Don't put your shovel away just yet...

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 08:00
Cold air may yield March snowstorms in Northeast

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Wed, 02/21/2018 - 07:54
BOSTON — Four public housing authorities, including Quincy's  and one public housing resident association in Massachusetts have received $1.3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the department announced on Tuesday. The funding comes through HUD's Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency – Service Coordinators Program, which this year will award $34.8 million nationally. The program is meant to help organizations pay service [...]

OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S. men's and women's hockey shooting for gold

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:10
The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are coming to a crescendo with some of the most popular events — including ladies figure skating and medal matches for men's and women's ice hockey — playing out this week.Speaking of medals, Team USA has won 12 of them so far – five gold, three silver and four bronze.Both the U.S. men’s and women’s hockey teams are looking to add to the gold medal count before the week is out. [...]

POLL: Schools still coping with gun incidents, protests, threats

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:19
Student shoots self in Ohio; North Carolina students walk out; Florida school locked down; officials propose solutions

Warm weather brings out beachgoers in Quincy

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:07
QUINCY - Unseasonably warm weather for February, combined with school vacation week, brought plenty of people outdoors Tuesday to enjoy the sun."It's beautiful for this part of the year. It's perfect," said Patricio Helo of Quincy, who took advantage of the weather by going for a walk at Wollaston Beach in Quincy with his son, Luciano, 7, and their dog, Luna. Helo said that they live right next to the beach, so it's easy to get outside when the weather permits.As the day [...]

Ohio middle schooler takes gun to school, shoots himself in bathroom

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:41
Students are being released for the day. The boy was taken to the hospital where his condition is unknown.

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 2-20-18

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:00
Check out Fly Me to the Moon 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

Ohio middle schooler takes gun to school, shoots himself in bathroom

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:30
Students are being released for the day. The boy was taken to the hospital where his condition is unknown.

Duxbury Senior Center explains need for two-story addition

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:08
Joanne Moore, director of the Duxbury Senior Center, makes the case for a proposed two-story, 4,160-square-foot $2.2 million addition to the center. Town meeting votes March 10.

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