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Quincy MA
Editor, Marshfield Mariner and Scituate Mariner

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

Local hot spots earn praise

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — A playground, an art class, and a clothing shop are among a list of Marshfield locations deemed best when it comes to family friendly fun on the South Shore. The 2015 Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston Gold Daisy Awards included several Marshfield hot spots on its best list for its second year.

Marshfield landmark Arthur and Pat's closes as owners look to sell

m.marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Arthur and Pat's, a Brant Rock landmark, will not re-open this spring for the first time in 37 years.Owners De and Art D'Allessandro had planned to open the Ocean Street restaurant the weekend of April 18, but recently decided against it.Instead, they are looking to sell the red building and two surrounding properties they own, a vacant lot and the building containing Shore Things retail store and The Latest Scoop ice cream shop."I believe our greatest loss is the customer base we

Marshfield landmark Arthur and Pat's closes as owners look to sell

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Arthur and Pat's, a Brant Rock landmark, will not re-open this spring for the first time in 37 years.Owners De and Art D'Allessandro had planned to open the Ocean Street restaurant the weekend of April 18, but recently decided against it.Instead, they are looking to sell the red building and two surrounding properties they own, a vacant lot and the building containing Shore Things retail store and The Latest Scoop ice cream shop."I believe our greatest loss is the customer base we

DEALING WITH DRUGS: Narcan a temporary lifesaver

DEALING WITH DRUGS: Coalitions form in response to opioid crisis

cohasset.wickedlocal.com — In some cases, it started with a scared parent. Mike Cogburn founded a drug prevention coalition because he couldn't fathom the idea of losing Pembroke's youth to the rampant opiate epidemic.

Local lobstermen busy selves during NOAA Fisheries lobster/pot ban

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Dan Herb is standing in his kitchen, turning a rusted-over engine part over in his hands.He shifts uncomfortably from side to side as he tries to describe the pulley to a Rhode Island parts shop.It isn't the part that's the problem for Herb.

Scituate High freshmen follow service, death of WWI veteran with local ties

scituate.wickedlocal.com — At first glance, the page showed nothing more than a black and white photo of an unfamiliar man.Several classes and documents later, Paul Gusler and a snapshot of his life became an unparalleled history lesson for the students in Laura Messner's freshmen class.An on-going project of the Sister City Committee introduced a World War I veteran with local ties to the freshmen history classes at Scituate High School, turning a typically textbook lesson into something more personal.

In Scituate's race for mayor, every dollar counts

scituate.wickedlocal.com — In most places, the year's big election falls in November, but in the so-called Irish Riveria of Scituate, it's the votes in March that count most.That's when Scituate elects a mayor for the St.

Marshfield cold cases unsolved, but not forgotten

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — 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

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — 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.
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May 02, 2015

RT @RealGlenMacnow: Sorry to hear of the passing of Frank Olivo, the Santa who got pelted by fans in 1968, He always embraced the moment. bit.ly/1EWZRoi

May 02, 2015

RT @aresef: If The Sun doesn't win the Breaking News Reporting Pulitzer next year, I'll be shocked.

Apr 29, 2015

RT @NESN: Orioles’ Caleb Joseph Signs Autographs For, Waves To Imaginary Fans (Video) nesn.com/?p=470461

Apr 28, 2015

RT @philwcvb: A remarkable picture out of #Baltimore today - after a night of horrific violence. Curfew in 30 min #wcvb Live at 11 pic.twitter.com/KNMjFk7SfZ

Apr 28, 2015

Nooo! // Tax officials seize and shutter downtown Quincy restaurant shar.es/1plBcT via @patriotledger

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