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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. Also tweeting @marshfieldpaper and @scituatemariner

Officer finds pills, no prescription in Duxbury woman's car

Marshfield officials find scope of drug issue hard to measure

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Police Chief Phil Tavares remembers the first time he saw heroin on the job.It was on the nightstand in a Marshfield motel room where police were called to arrest a person using drugs."I was expecting that it would be cocaine, but it was light brown," Tavares said, recalling the experience.
Feb 10, 2016

You saw my story on recovery efforts in the opiate crisis, here's my look at prevention efforts in #Marshfield buff.ly/1Qr6pLG

Senate adopts bill to help lobstermen

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Days before the lobster/pot ban took effect off the local shores for the second year, lobstermen got some good news to get them through the closure period.The state Senate adopted a bill Jan. 28 that updates lobster laws to allow the processing, sale and transportation of cooked and frozen in-shell lobster parts.

Monthly breakfast sets place for recovering addicts

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — Scituate church hosts Recovery Community Breakfast on the third Saturday of each month to bridge the recovery and faith communities, building understanding for one while helping the other heal.
Feb 02, 2016

Scituate church hosts Recovery Community Breakfast on the third Saturday of each month. ow.ly/XPecs

Town grows as recovery hub

scituate.wickedlocal.com — The group laughing, talking and eating at the table acted like old friends.It's early on a rainy Saturday morning and another Recovery Community Breakfast at Harbor United Methodist Church is underway, this time with a crowd of about 20.Meghann Perry started the breakfast five months ago to bridge the recovery and faith communities, two groups she and so many fighting an addiction are part of, yet never cross."We have the same purpose: We create a community and become better
Jan 29, 2016

The drug epidemic is a story in every town, but here's my take on how grassroots efforts make #Scituate unique shar.es/1h86dR

Monthly breakfasts in Scituate bring recovery and faith communities together

patriotledger.com — SCITUATE - The people laughing, talking and eating at the table acted like old friends. It was early on a rainy Saturday morning, and another Recovery Community Breakfast at Harbor United Methodist Church was underway. About 25 people were there. Meghann Perry of Scituate started the monthly breakfast five months ago to connect the recovery and faith communities.

Behind the wheel with Meals on Wheels

scituate.wickedlocal.com — In the course of the two-hour delivery, we're sometimes invited inside, other times, we're welcomed at the door by a senior and yipping dogs as eager as their owner. Elsie and Al Almeida, now five-year volunteers with Marshfield Council On Aging's program, put a new meaning behind the idea of service with a smile.

Firefighters battle two big blazes, one fatal, in four days

scituate.wickedlocal.com — Cold weather and difficultly accessing the house contributed to the town's first fatal fire in years, a fire official said Tuesday.A man died at the hospital after he was rescued from a burning home at 12 Edith Holmes Drive, Scituate Fire Capt. Mark Donovan said.

On the route with Marshfield Meals on Wheels drivers

marshfield.wickedlocal.com — In the course of the two-hour delivery, we're sometimes invited inside, other times, we're welcomed at the door by a senior and yipping dogs as eager as their owner. Elsie and Al Almeida, now five-year volunteers with Marshfield Council On Aging's program, put a new meaning behind the idea of service with a smile.
Jan 21, 2016

For our How We Helped series, we're volunteering in our communities and writing about it. I joined Meals on Wheels shar.es/1hqT04

Man dies in Scituate house fire

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Feb 10, 2016

Journalism wins every time there's a story like this with a lede like that bit.ly/1o3y4fd

Feb 10, 2016

You saw my story on recovery efforts in the opiate crisis, here's my look at prevention efforts in #Marshfield buff.ly/1Qr6pLG

Feb 08, 2016

RT @MarshfieldSuper: School in Marshfield will open Tuesday, February 9th, with a 2 Hour Delay. Inclement weather alternate bus stops will be in effect.

Feb 07, 2016

RT @MarshfieldSuper: Due to tomorrow's projected blizzard conditions, along with coastal flooding, school will be cancelled Monday, February 8th.

Feb 07, 2016

Today is a roll-your-windows-down kind of day because tomorrow's a isn't-winter-over-yet kind of day.

Feb 05, 2016

Is this real life? // Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed wpo.st/dTX91

Feb 03, 2016

@nicholashuba I've seen the orange one. Good to know. I liked not your father's root beer a lot


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