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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. Follow my papers at @marshfieldpaper and @scituatemariner

Scituate resident gives Big Sister Association group day of fun — As she watched girls march across Scituate's jetty and toss their secret messages in bottles into the ocean, Deborah McNabb hoped she was witnessing memories in the making.It was the memories she made as a little sister years ago that inspired a special outing she hosted recently with support from the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, an affiliate of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization."It made a terrific difference in my life," McNabb, a Scituate
Oct 03, 2015

RT @scituatemariner: She loved her time as a Little Sister, so this Scituate resident paid it forward

Marshfield High School welcomes Drug Story Theater — It was a moment Lisa Gentile won't soon forget.She was backstage with her son Jonathan when he looked at her showing pure elation and said, "Did you hear them laughing?"It was one example of the type of high Dr. Joseph Shrand, a Marshfield man and medical director at a short-term treatment facility, wants to see from the local teens in his Drug Story Theater project.In writing a script based on the teen actors' real-life experiences, the project aims to

U.S. Army Corps re-examining Green Harbor's jetties — Harbormaster Mike DiMeo could finally get some answers about the configuration of the Green Harbor jetties he's likened to pinball bumpers.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently started a survey to re-evaluate the rock structures that offer the only buffer between the Atlantic Ocean and Marshfield's modest, but busy Town Pier."It's great they're listening to us," DiMeo said.
Sep 17, 2015

The harbormaster may finally get answers about the jetties he’s likened to pinball bumpers. via @marshfieldpaper

Marshfield pier draws 100 for Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 11, 2015

We were lucky to witness when the community turned out for an old friend to raise money for ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Marshfield Council on Aging, Youth Baseball seek site upgrades

Sowing Seeds helps students prepare for first day of school — 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:

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

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 via @marshfieldpaper

Scituate seeing green with turbine — 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 — 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.

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Oct 03, 2015

RT @scituatemariner: She loved her time as a Little Sister, so this Scituate resident paid it forward

Sep 29, 2015

Happy National Coffee Day, indeed. // It's official: Americans should drink more coffee

Sep 27, 2015

RT @marshfieldpaper: Marshfield man arrested in connection with #Marshfield murder // More to come on this news. Press conf. at 6.

Sep 23, 2015

RT @dhm: Here’s a GIF of Eagles mascot Swoop attacking Wawa mascot Wally Goose with a box of hoagies.

Sep 22, 2015

I'm beginning to believe dogs can eat homework. My cat attacks my work papers all the time.

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