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Editor, Marshfield Mariner and Scituate Mariner

On my fourth cup of coffee to bring you news - and some musings - from the South Shore

Sowing Seeds helps students prepare for first day of school

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Getting ready for the first day of school can be daunting for some families as prices rise and supply needs grow.But one local organization-which for two decades has dedicated itself to helping struggling families with anything from legal aid to small home maintenance projects-is helping to relieve some of those back-to-school burdens.Sowing Seeds, driven by volunteers and community support, had backpacks, crayons, notebooks and many more of the basic classroom necessities when
Aug 27, 2015

Sowing Seeds of #Marshfield adds school supplies to clothing bank to help kids have "positive start." My story: bit.ly/1NJEYis

Marshfield Class of '75 raises $4,000 for Magical Moon Foundation

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — The next mission Magical Moon Foundation takes on will be a little easier to accomplish thanks to a group of Marshfield High School graduates.In celebrating its 40th reunion, the Class of 1975 raised $4,000 for the Summer Street organization that brings fantasy to life for local kids with cancer."We're not big fundraising people, so when people raise money for us, that is the biggest blessing," Foundation Founder Donna Green said.The reunion committee came up with the idea
Aug 20, 2015

The #Marshfield High Class of '75 - many still friends - honored their late peers with a fundraising reunion bit.ly/1gYR6PN

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Legislators disagree on next steps and whether law protects the right people

Aug 13, 2015

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Legislators disagree on next steps and whether law protects the right people shar.es/1txpmd via @marshfieldpaper

Scituate seeing green with turbine

scituate.wickedlocal.com — The Scituate's blades stalled so often over the past several months that the turbine failed to meet the town's energy expectations.The turbine, according to the public-private agreement town officials set with Scituate Wind, should generate 3 million kilowatt-hours per year.

Marshfield student gets career insight at Collegiate Entrepreneurs

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Lauren Higgins spent a year learning about psychology and marketing in her freshmen classes at Merrimack College.But some of her biggest lessons so far are coming from her summer job with a painting company.Higgins is working with Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Inc., a Braintree-based painting company that gives paid internships to college-aged students so they can make money while learning about life on the job.Chris Sullivan, vice president of operations for Collegiate Entrepreneurs, said the
Aug 01, 2015

RT @marshfieldpaper: Her freshman year is behind her, but some of Lauren Higgins' biggest lessons are coming from her summer job. ow.ly/QmKcF

Cake mix up spurs Marshfield police, fire investigation

Aug 01, 2015

The FBI is involved after a #Marshfield woman came to the police department with questionable cake mix. ow.ly/QmKww #ICYMI

FEMA revising Marshfield, Scituate flood maps

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Scituate, Marshfield and Duxbury have been working together to fight the originally proposed maps, which would force many homes and businesses into the flood zone, some for the first time.

Buoy with bell, light coming to New Inlet

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — The state's third most dangerous inlet is finally getting a new buoy.It will replace the 12,500-pound red bell buoy that signaled its location to boaters for years before a winter blizzard churned up rough enough waters to snap its mooring and cast it ashore at Fourth Cliff.Marshfield Harbormaster Mike DiMeo said the U.S.

WATD's 'Almost Famous' broadcast wins award

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Something happens Tuesday nights in the WATD studio on Enterprise Drive that can't be described simply as another radio show.When the recording begins, an invisible crowd of countless ears is listening, but in adjacent studios there's just John Shea behind a microphone and audio console, that week's local musician, and an air thick with raw talent and glowing ambition."It's a chance for unsigned artists to be heard," Shea said of his now 4-year-old show,

Seal sighting at Rexhame Beach

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Jamie Holland and his fiance Courtney Pond were walking along Rexhame last Tuesday evening when they came face-to-face with a different kind of beach-goer.A small seal seemed to be waiting to greet them.It was the second special moment for Holland and Pond, who just got engaged on the same beach about two months ago.Holland called seeing a seal so close "a very cool experience.""We made sure to keep a distance of 50 feet just in case he was getting some rest so we didn't stress him out," he
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Aug 28, 2015

@TheGoalieNet @ChrisTorresDJ @CarlyQRomalino I now come from the land where everything is wicked, you shop with carriages and at packies

Aug 27, 2015

RT @scituatemariner: There's a new edition out today, featuring a look inside the town's electric cars and a look at SHS football. pic.twitter.com/CuHTJgd7R7

Aug 27, 2015

Sowing Seeds of #Marshfield adds school supplies to clothing bank to help kids have "positive start." My story: bit.ly/1NJEYis

Aug 27, 2015

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