Sunday, April 21, 2013
Shore Shore Patch communities respond to Boston Marathon bombings.
The most read stories Boston Marathon bombings from South Shore Patch communities: Milton: Milton Runners Complete Boston Marathon on Milton Academy Track Milton K9 Officer Photographed at Boston Marathon Bombing Site Milton Police Played Important Role in Boston Marathon Mutual Aid Response Cunningham Teacher Running First Marathon Diverted After Attack Milton Runner Shares How 'Great Day' was Ruined by Boston Bombing Milton Native Sends Prayers to Boston from NHL Ice Milton Runner Separated from Wife by Boston Marathon Bombs Braintree: Replacing Fear and Terror With Love and Kindness Braintree Police Officer Eyes Chaos of Boston Marathon Explosions Braintree Runner Stopped Short at Final Turn Bomb Attack Won't Keep Runner from Boston …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Police say once the scammers have a newly purchased Green Dot card number and the PIN, they can instantly steal their victim's money.
Police are warning South Shore senior citizens about an attempted phone scam after an elderly South Hingham resident was nearly the victim of one on Wednesday. Hinham police say the resident was the target of what is known to police as the the "Green Dot Scam" or "Walgreens Green Dot Scam." The Green Dot refers to the company name on prepaid debit/credit cards that are for sale at numerous stores, including Walgreens. On Wednesday morning, the 87-year-old resident received a call from the number (876) 281-2287, telling he had won a car and it would be delivered today to his house as long as he bought a Green Dot card for $150 and provided the Green Dot card information over the phone. The scammer suggested he buy the card at the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
One fan will win a chance to meet Wahlberg and attend his private party at Wahlburgers.
One lucky fan and a friend have the chance to meeting Mark Wahlberg at the Hingham Shipyard next week. By purchasing a $2 raffle ticket, one fan will receive two tickets to attend the “Broken City” private party at Wahlburgers , will get the chance to meet Mark Wahlberg and will be awarded a cash prize in the amount of $199.50 to mitigate the Winner's tax liability that results from winning the raffle. Fans must buy a minimum of five tickets and all proceeds will benefit the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. The raffle will end at 11 a.m. on January 14 and the winner will be announced later that day. Wahlberg, co-owner of Alma Nove and Wahlburgers and brother of Hingham chef Paul Wahlberg, will screen his newest box office film “…
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council Transportation Forum was held at Braintree Town Hall Wednesday morning.
An easel stood at the front of the Braintree Town Hall auditorium Wednesday morning, scrawled with signatures and notes from the attendees of a regional transportation forum. The signatures symbolized agreement with a few basic ideas about the state of transportation on the South Shore and throughout Massachusetts: a strong system is vital to communities, but funding is inadequate and infrastructure is crumbling. One of the major barriers to the kind of investment that will improve the state's roads, rails, sidewalks, buses and traffic lights is the public's "high level of distrust" of how government uses its money, said John Stobierski, Vice President of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce. "It's pretty simple," Stobierski said. "You need…
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Welcome to our round up of area restaurant and food news.
We know South Shore residents don't just stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories local Patch sites have covered. Read through our round up for the latest food news in the area. Braintree: Wasabi, a new Japanese restaurant at the South Shore Plaza, serves food in an unconvential way, by a converyor belt. It's an "amusement," said Wasabi executive Clyde Davis. Although it does not serve alcoholic beverages, the restaurant might in the future, should it get an alcohol license. The company also has locations in California, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, and has been operating at the Natick Mall with an alcohol license for the past eight months. Qdoba Mexican in …
Friday, February 24, 2012
At $3.60 a gallon for gas, some South Shore residents fear the cost of filling their tank.
Jill Allington drove to the Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham on Thursday afternoon on a near-empty gas tank. The Hingham shopper said she dreads the next time she will have to fill her tank because of the recent surge in gas prices. Allington is not alone in her fear to fill up, as gas prices this week are averaging $3.60 a gallon in Massachusetts, one cent over the national average and more than 40 cents higher than a year ago, according to Boston.com . The talk around the Derby Street Shoppes on Thursday showed that the recent price increase has caused many South Shore residents to change their driving habits. Donna Zamagni of Weymouth said she has started to plan consolidated trips. Dan Driscoll of Braintree said he walks more, rather …
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Eric Clark, the creator of QuincyTutoring.com, is cultivating an online network of local tutors as an alternative to pricey tutoring companies.
Just over a month ago, a brand new resource for tutors and students on the South Shore hit the web. QuincyTutoring.com offers a network for local tutors to advertise their services and a place for parents to find a more financially feasible alternative to private tutoring companies. Eric Clark, the Assistant Director of Academic Services at Eastern Nazarene College, started Quincy Tutoring in 2007 while he was working for the Quincy Public Schools. He recognized that students needed a resource to find more affordable tutors. The service recently evolved into a networking website, which allows students to find tutors. Clark worked with Lance Cummins, of Rockland who owns NearlyFreeLance.com to develop the site. Clark created the site to …
Monday, April 18, 2011
Catch up on headlines around the South Shore.
Follow these links for more on today's stories: Braintree: Newbury Comics Moving to South Shore Plaza Canton: The Fourth Annual Friends of Beth Scholarship Walk Draws More Than 100 Walkers Hingham: Marathon Runner Raises Money for Cancer in Honor of Hingham Girl Milton: A Celtic Crossing: Musicians Unite for a Charitable Journey Plymouth: Plymouth Blind Group Home Worker Runs Boston Marathon
Friday, April 15, 2011
Catch up on today's headlines from across the South Shore.
Catch up on today's headlines from across the South Shore. Braintree Canton Hingham Milton Plymouth