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New Milton synagogue to be dedicated Saturday

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:48
The dedication of Temple Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills will begin with a 1:30 p.m. “Torah parade” along Reedsdale Road. The congregation sold its original, larger synagogue in 2011 and has been worshiping in space at First Congregational Church.

Asian-American workshop, listening session set for Saturday in Quincy

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:25
The state's Asian American Commission will hold a healthcare workshop and a community speak-out session this Saturday April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the South Cove Community Health Center in North Quincy.

Cleaner, Greener Quincy event scheduled for May 7

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:43
The 27th annual Cleaner, Greener Quincy event will be held on Saturday, May 7 at locations across the city.

Protect plants from freezing temperatures overnight

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:48
The National; Weather Service has issued a freeze warning across southeastern Massachusetts for midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday morning.Sensitive vegetation should be covered or brought indoors for protection from temperatures in the low 30s.

Drizzle falls over South Shore

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:29
Rains are expected to persist throughout Tuesday.

Patriots fans in Quincy are split over Brady suspension

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 03:34
A year after the 2015 AFC Championship “Deflategate” incident, a federal appeals court ruled that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension. People in Quincy Center had varied reactions on Monday.

Millennial panel sees generation wary of politics but willing to engage

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:58
BOSTON - When Eric Lesser talks to other people his age – members of the so-called Millennial generation – he’s used to hearing them lament the loss of the "fundamental bargain" that if they work hard they could afford an education that would lead to a well-paying job and a comfortable life."People don’t believe in it," said Lesser, a Western Massachusetts state senator who has lead an initiative to engage his fellow [...]

Quincy residents say 'too bad' to Brady suspension

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:16
A year after the 2015 AFC Championship “Deflategate” incident, a federal appeals court ruled that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension. People in Quincy Center had varied reactions on Monday.

Rockland Trust to open second branch in Quincy

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:10
Rockland Trust will open a new branch at 495 Hancock St. in North Quincy on May 2.It will be  the bank’s second location in Quincy. It will be open seven days a week. The manager will be Hui (John) Yu, a Quincy College graduate with 16 years of experience in banking. He is active in Chinatown Main Street.Yu lives in Canton with his [...]

'Deflategate' suspension reinstated for Tom Brady, fans not so happy

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:11
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled earlier today, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.Read the full story here, but [...]

Panel details how millennials fit into civic sphere

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
BOSTON - They are now the largest single generation, the most diverse generation, the most highly educated generation and most are eligible to vote, Sen. Eric Lesser said Monday, so political candidates ignore millennial voters at their own peril.Though it may seem to some as though millennials -- defined as those Americans born between 1982 and 2000 -- are not paying attention and involving themselves in the political process, Lesser said it [...]

Let there be light: Milton's new synagogue to be dedicated May 1

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:03
Temple Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills will formally open May 1 with a parade of Torah scrolls and a sanctuary ceremony. The congregation's predecessor, Temple Shalom, sold its larger worship center in 2011.

Koch announces Quincy as environmental gateway city at tree planting

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 11:48
A tree planting ceremony was held Thursday morning on Yardarm Street in Quincy. The sapling was the first of 2,400 trees to be planted over the next three years.

Kids at Quincy festival see – and show – the fun side of science

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 17:13
Hundreds of people attended the second annual South Shore Science Festival, which was held Saturday at the Quincy Center for Innovation.

Kids engage with science through interactive exhibits in Quincy

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 17:13
Hundreds attend the second annual South Shore Science Festival at the Quincy Center for Innovation

Adams Park at 70: Once a house, now a brand

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 12:15
With a big boost from David McCulllough's 2001 best seller, the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy has become “a brand,” and the park staff is telling the story of President John Adams and Abigail Adams and the family in a variety of new ways.

Adams Park at 70: Once a house, now "a brand"

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:58
With a big boost from David McCulllough's 2001 best seller, the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy has become “a brand,” and the park staff is telling the story of President John Adams and Abigail Adams and the family in a variety of new ways.