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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

Marshfield student gets career insight at Collegiate Entrepreneurs — 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.

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. #ICYMI

FEMA revising Marshfield, Scituate flood maps — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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

Marshfield police, fire ready for Fourth of July celebrations — At least 60 law enforcement officers will be stationed throughout Marshfield this weekend as thousands of people celebrate the holiday, sometimes with illegal activities.With fireworks displays, bonfires, excessive drinking and drunken driving, Marshfield Police Chief Phil Tavares said July 3 is traditionally a busy day for his department."You've never seen anything like Marshfield on the third of July.

Life lessons, just below the surface — Since he launched the We Love To Fish program four years ago, Rob Lever, director of communications for Road to Responsibility, has aimed to help his first mates cast their troubles aside for a day of relaxation and the excitement of catching a fish.

Scituate Town Library relocates for $12M renovation — The writing was on the wall for Scituate Town Library. Closure was inevitable.But this wasn't a typical end; it was a party because this closure was years in the making and the writing on wall, much to the visitors' delight, was allowed.Staff welcomed patrons of all ages for a farewell celebration last week that included treats and a chance to leave a personal message on the basement wall.

Brochure to highlight risks of pills — A brightly colored brochure could come with your next prescription."Opioid Pain Relievers: What patients need to know" is the Scituate FACTS Coalition's latest step toward prevention in the opiate crisis plaguing the South Shore.
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Aug 02, 2015

This is everything // Red Sox fan struggles with poncho, announcers can’t keep it together… via @BostonGlobe

Aug 01, 2015

@ucsu94 good point but getting to click is only the first step... and thanks, by the way.

Aug 01, 2015

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

Aug 01, 2015

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

Jul 26, 2015

Awesome tribute to an awrsome player // Angels unveil life-size Mike Trout bobblehead doll

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