On my fourth cup of coffee to bring you news - and some musings - from the South Shore. Also tweeting @marshfieldpaper and @scituatemariner

Scituate pays tribute on centennial of Dublin's Easter Rising

scituate.wickedlocal.com — Around noon Sunday, April 24, local residents of the town affectionately dubbed the Irish Riviera met at the pavilion off Cole Parkway to honor the centennial of the turning point in Ireland's history-the Easter Rising of 1916.Selectman John Danehey approached John Sullivan, a Scituate member who is also a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic Fraternal Organization, with the idea of a commemoration ceremony.

Scituate chamber invites business students to plan Pizza Palooza

scituate.wickedlocal.com — The second annual Pizza Palooza is giving some Scituate High School business students a chance to put their lessons to the test.While the Scituate Chamber of Commerce is the May 11 event's sponsor, the chamber partnered with the school's event and entertainment marketing class to plan and promote the event.The students got right to work, planning and building a website and approaching and lining up different participants."It's a really cool opportunity, as a business

Dr. David Milliken dies in single-car crash

Scituate Public Schools get Town Meeting approval for roof repairs, tech

scituate.wickedlocal.com — When Town Meeting ended Thursday, April 14, there was a lot of good news for Scituate Public Schools.Voters supported a $34.96 million fiscal year 2017 operational budget that represents a 2 percent increase over last fiscal year, which Superintendent John McCarthy said, "will allow us to continue to offer the same level of service we currently have."Class sizes will remain low and the district will be able to add a full-day preschool program as well as an elementary social

Flood-map clock may be about to start ticking for 3 local towns

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — SCITUATE - A six-month clock for adoption of new flood maps could start next week for Scituate, Marshfield and Duxbury, even if town officials and residents see problems with the maps. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently notified the towns that it plans to issue what is called the letter of final determination on or around May 4, Scituate Town Administrator Patricia Vinchesi said Tuesday.

Flood-map clock may be about to start ticking for 3 local towns

patriotledger.com — SCITUATE - A six-month clock for adoption of new flood maps could start next week for Scituate, Marshfield and Duxbury, even if town officials and residents see problems with the maps. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently notified the towns that it plans to issue what is called the letter of final determination on or around May 4, Scituate Town Administrator Patricia Vinchesi said Tuesday.

Couple to address affect of too much clutter

scituate.wickedlocal.com — For individuals or family members "in pursuit of a life less cluttered," the Shuers may be able to help.Lee and Bec Shuer travel to country to address a highly stigmatized issue that affects 2 to 5 percent of the population-hoarding.The Scituate Hoarding Response Team will host the couple for a program "In Pursuit of a Life Less Cluttered" on Saturday, April 30 at St.

Scituate High debaters argue their way to undefeated final season

scituate.wickedlocal.com — Scituate High School seniors Sara Moskowitz and Grace Strong were prepared to finish strong when they started their third and final year on the debate team.

Scituate voters OK public safety changes

scituate.wickedlocal.com — A new cost related to the public safety complex and proposal to pull deputy chief of police from civil service were among the articles that stirred some debate during a relatively quiet April 14 Town Meeting.In four hours, voters approved all but one of the 18 Annual Town Meeting articles.

Scituate Science Spectacular shines spotlight on students' projects

scituate.wickedlocal.com — Science Spectacular was founded with an all-volunteer mentor program, which pairs older students, mostly from the high school, with younger students to guide them on their projects for six weeks leading up to the big event April 13.
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Apr 28, 2016

Jenkins students and one Hatherly student are learning about ponds during a Camp Bournedale outing. pic.twitter.com/3WlHewt1IE

Apr 27, 2016

"I'm wicked fidgety," a comment regarding the benefit of standing desks, might be the best quote ever. #onlyinnewengland

Apr 25, 2016

Just met the #Scituate students planning this year's Pizza Palooza (@scituatepizza16). Save the date for May 11 & see the story Thursday

Apr 24, 2016

I recently interviewed two seniors who went 10-0 in their finalist year on the debate team. Check it out: bit.ly/1rsOv6J

Apr 20, 2016

#Scituate seniors built a pizza drone and brought it to Science Spectacular. Our video: tout.com/m/xkv55w

Apr 18, 2016

RT @OnlyInBOS: 241 years ago today, Paul Revere set out on his Midnight Ride from Charlestown to Lexington. #PatriotsDay pic.twitter.com/hXyQJv6CX06CX0


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