Quincy College and the Thomas Crane Public Library are hosting a special author event tonight, Wednesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. at the Library (40 Washington Street, Quincy). Come hear Elizabeth Greenspan talk about her research into the controversal rebuilding of the World Trade Center site in Manhattan.
The people at The Patriot Ledger shock me. The Dec. 2 editorial, “Our opinion: 3 stories of good government spending,” claims that Quincy Mayor Tom Koch is right on track with planned renovations around North Quincy High School.
A new statewide commission will examine how low pay and heavy workloads for prosecutors and public defenders are affecting the state’s criminal justice system. Among the commission’s members will be William D. Delahunt, the former congressman and longtime Norfolk County district attorney.
The Red Raiders return senior Maya Umoren, who averaged a double-double last season. The Presidents return senior Alyssa Lydon, senior Kayla McArdle and sophomore Nicole Jorgensen.
The two programs combined to place five players, all seniors, on last year’s Ledger All-Scholastic team. Now they have to get production from new sources.
A state audit of a Quincy dentist has found numerous cases of fraudulent billing of the state’s MassHealth insurance program.
Friday, December 20 at 3:30 p.m. concert featuring the combined Quincy High Horizons & North Quincy High Select Choirs, directed by Timothy Carew.
Come to the library (40 Washington Street, Quincy) on Wednesday, December 18 at 7 p.m. to hear a message of hope from world-traveling local hero, Roberta Gately. Quincy resident Roberta Gately has served as a nurse and humanitarian aid worker in third-world countries, including Darfur, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. She is the author numerous professional and journalistic articles on the subject of refugees and has also written two fictional books based upon her experiences.
The two men accused of robbing a pedestrian on a Wollaston sidewalk are due back in court next month.
With cold, stormy weather settling in on the South Shore, some Web-savvy kids have hit upon a new wintertime prank: Digging up year-old school snow closing announcements and posting them on social media networks as if they were new.
The Boston Boy Choir of Saint Paul’s Choir School and Church in Cambridge will perform “A Celebration of Christmas” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12 at Quincy’s St. Ann’s Church. Tickets cost $10. The choir will sing music by Arr, Britten, Poston, Wood, Bach, Head, Rutter, Mathais, and Dark.