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Editor for the Marshfield Mariner and Scituate Mariner, part of Gatehouse Media. Contact me at kfunderburk[at]wickedlocal[dot]com.

Marshfield cold cases unsolved, but not forgotten — Separated by 30 years, the Rehill murders and Brant Rock pipe bomb case seem nothing alike, but still gnaw at the back of Marshfield Police Chief Phil Tavares' mind as the town's biggest cold cases. Leads may be exhausted for now, but he isn't ready to give up on them just yet.

NOAA Fisheries releases $8.3M to Massachusetts for groundfish disaster — This second wave of funds aims to make whole fishermen, including many in Marshfield and Scituate who struggled to pay their bills after the catch allocation changes.

Marshfield's Hot Shots program teaches girls soccer, self-esteem — Soccer looks a little different when the Hot Shots girls get together on Sundays in the Furnace Brook Middle School gym.A dribbling drill doesn't include cones.

U.S. Sen. Warren discusses Blizzard of 2015 damage with Scituate officials

Furnace Brook students donate 900 books to library in Rwanda — Parfait Gasana grew up in exile with a simple lesson from his father to motivate him in the face of every adversity.Embrace education, his father said."In it laid the key for breaking the cycle of poverty," Gasana said. "The only way out is going to be education."Gasana spoke to the sixth-grade class at Furnace Brook Middle School on Thursday, Jan.

Massasoit seeks Marshfield building for Ocean Campus Center — The state Division of Capital Asset Management is seeking bids for a building where Massasoit Community College can open an Ocean Campus Center in Marshfield. In the long-term, stakeholders hope to build a campus at Marshfield's Enterprise Park."There's a small group of us at the college that's been working on this for several years," said Laurie Maker, executive director of college communications.

Cask 'n Flagon spins DeflateGate into charitable promotion — The staff at Cask 'n Flagon thought the Deflate-gate debacle seemed like a lot of hot air, but decided to turn it into something positive. Now through Super Bowl Sunday, Cask 'n Flagon will be trading free appetizers for any new regulation size footballs - inflated or otherwise - dropped off at the establishment's Fenway and Marshfield locations, co-owner Dana Van Fleet said.

Marshfield, Scituate coastal groups warn of future costs — Flood insurance rate increases could be higher than residents initially anticipated after the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act passed last spring, local coastal officials said.Seven months after Congress agreed to cap annual allowable rate increases for most policies at 18 percent, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a notice indicating some surcharges and fees do not fall under that cap, said Joe Rossi, chairman of the Marshfield Coastal Coalition.

Scituate committee pays big role in special election — The town's success at the polls Saturday is largely due to a small committee.The 10 members of the Yes 4 Schools and Safety Ballot Election Committee had a clear vision of the town's future.They spent months, and sometimes holidays, sharing information on various platforms to help people understand the need for a public safety complex and new middle school.

Furnace Brook raising money for Water for South Sudan — Lessons on the hardships of children in South Sudan have made philanthropists out of Furnace Brook Middle School students. Inspired by the book "A Long Walk to Water," the Marshfield students are trying to raise $15,000 to build a well that can alleviate the pressure of finding fresh water in the northeastern African country.
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Mar 05, 2015

The snowfall record just a good flurry away. Would you feel more justified if we broke it or have you had enough?

Mar 01, 2015

@ucsu94 they didn't have the ice cream I liked most, so I stocked up on, ya know, everything else.

Feb 25, 2015

RT @byKirkMoore: @kfunder @PatriotLedger Finally a generation that will again tell their kids "When I was your age I walked 5 miles in 10 feet of snow" etc.

Feb 25, 2015

This seems crazy. Something needs to change / Quincy mayor: Clearing every sidewalk 'not feasible' via @patriotledger

Feb 25, 2015

RT @marshfieldpaper: What's black, white and waiting to be read all over? Our latest edition, out today and chock full of news, features, photos and sports.

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