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ICYMI: Wicked Local Reader Photos of the Day, April 16-19

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:31
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South Shore Science Festival brings STEM fields to life

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:54
QUINCY — The South Shore Science festival offered inquisitive kids and their families first-hand experience in STEM fields on Saturday.The festival, which is in its fourth year, offered activities, demonstration and presentations about science, technology, engineering and math at the Quincy Center for Innovation.In one workshop, kids learned the basics of coding by using strips of paper to change a cartoon robot’s facial expresses. In other, they experimented with [...]

Eight things to know about Earth Day

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:04
It’s Earth Day’s is 48th birthday. The first Earth Day held 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 EPA and the passage of landmark legislation including the Clean Air, Clean Water, and the Endangered Species Act.In the nearly five decades since it was first celebrated in parks, on streets and college campuses across the U.S., [...]

Braintree man charged with exposing himself near Quincy school

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:31
Braintree man charged with exposing himself near Quincy school

Braintree man charged for exposing himself near Quincy school

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:01
Braintree man charged for exposing himself near Quincy school

Threatening letters persuade gay teacher to leave Kansas school

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:30
Following months of harassment, Michael Hill abandoned his job and home state for Palm Springs, Calif.

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-19-18

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:37
Check out Spring Tide 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

Braintree man exposes himself near Quincy school

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:17
Braintree man exposes himself near Quincy school

George H.W. Bush on Barbara's passing: Warm wishes 'lifting us all up'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:15
A grateful former President George H.W. Bush wants Americans to "cross the Bushes off your worry list."Ailing former first lady Barbara Bush died as her husband held her hand throughout her last day Tuesday in Houston. She was 92.Since then, Americans of all political stripes have sent warm wishes and condolences to the Bush family."I always knew Barbara was the most beloved woman in the world, and in fact I used to tease her that I had a complex about that [...]

WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAY: Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-18-18

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:00
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Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-17-18

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:00
Check out Reel Pretty 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

Sharing thoughts on race and diversity in the 1960s

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:22
In early April, four people came to the Patriot Ledger offices in Quincy, MA. to talk about the pivotal decade of the 1960s.Each was either in high school or college in the 1960s. Part of their discussion centered on race and diversity, particularly in 1968.The round table discussions will continue. Here Priscillia Meriot R.N. of Newton, Bill Murphy of [...]

Sharing thoughs on race and diversity in the 1960s

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:22
In early April, four people came to the Patriot Ledger offices in Quincy, MA. to talk about the pivotal decade of the 1960s.Each was either in high school or college in the 1960s. Part of their discussion centered on race and diversity, particularly in 1968.The round table discussions will continue. Here Priscillia Meriot R.N. of Newton, Bill Murphy of [...]

Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:30
The lack of access to the town of Douma by inspectors from the watchdog group, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, has left questions about the April 7 attack unanswered.

A GOOD AGE: retired MGH nurse finds new life at South Shore ARC

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:54
Stephanie Peterson of Weymouth retired at age 75 after 30 years as a nurse at Mass. General Hospital. At 76, she is an enthusiastic volunteer helping developmentally disabled adults at ARC of the South Shore in Weymouth.

Two cars slam Quincy home

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:12
A driver suffered a medical incident, causing the crash, police said.