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  1. SouthField's pioneers have no regretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 |

    Amber Maher Gilbert , with her cat Zeus, enjoys the amenities of her SouthField apartment complex; Steve and Molly LeMott appreciate the closeness of the neighborhood after moving to SouthField so they could be near their two daughters in Boston. When a massive plan to redevelop the old South Weymouth Naval Air Station was first unveiled with much fanfare in 2004, it was just that: massive, with the developers projecting up to 2,855 homes and 2 million square feet of commercial space built over a span of 12 years.


  2. Future of massive Weymouth development is unclear after summer of setbacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 |

    When the developer of the former South Weymouth air base landed a Dutch robotics company two years ago, it marked a major milestone for the 1,500-acre property: finally, a major commercial tenant. But construction on what would be the US campus of Prodrive Technologies still hasn't started, and the developer of the project now known as Union Point has yet to find another big tenant.


  3. Mass. Hiker gets lost in N.H., ends up in drainage system, found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 |

    New Hampshire officials say a hiker who went missing in the far northern part of the state has been found unharmed after ending up in a drainage system. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says 37-year-old Michael Perkins of Abington, Massachusetts, had last been seen on Saturday around 5:30 p.m. on Jewell Trail in Thompson and Meserves Purchase, a Coos County township.


  4. Two men arrested in car vandalism spree in WhitmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 |

    Two men are facing multiple charges after allegedly smashing the windows of nine vehicles in Whitman and attempting to shoot a man with a BB gun early Saturday morning, police said. Officials were alerted to the vandalism spree after receiving a report from a man who was driving down South Avenue at 12:56 a.m., Whitman police said in a statement.


  5. Current recycling crisis is not all China's faultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 |

    Massachusetts recycling companies made a promise to voters in 2014: There was no need to expand the state's bottle bill, because curbside recycling was doing the job. That sales pitch worked, and voters overwhelmingly rejected expanding the 5-cent deposit law to bottled water, juice, sports drinks, and other noncarbonated beverages.


  6. Recycling has become a budget buster for cities and townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 |

    E.L. Harvey & Sons has faced a space crunch at its site in Westborough, forcing it to pay for the removal of refuse it was once able to sell. Buried in the mountains of refuse at Casella's recycling plant in Charlestown are tons of material that should have gone straight to the landfill - from tires and pots to lobster buoys and garden hoses - items that can gum up the machines and taint the byproducts ultimately sold as commodities.


  7. Car seat saves life of young boy in two-car crash in AbingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 |

    A properly installed car seat saved the life of a young boy after a two-car crash in Abington ripped off the vehicle's rear passenger door, officials said. The vehicles collided at the intersection of Brockton Avenue and Groveland Street around 4 p.m. Sunday, said Fire Captain Brian Fogg.


  8. Canton police arrest two suspects in New Year's Eve armed home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 |

    The Canton Police Department have made two arrests in a violent New Year's Eve armed home invasion, police officials said. David K. Lynch, 19, of Abington surrendered himself to police on Monday and was charged with conspiracy to violate the Controlled Substance Act, possession with the intent to distribute Class D substances, assault with a dangerous weapon, illegal possession of ammunition, and discharging a firearm within a dwelling, police said.


  9. Riding the ups and downs of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 |

    If you've paid attention only to the unprecedented dramatics swirling around the White House this past year, you have missed a lot of local news. To be sure, national politics did have an impact south of Boston.


  10. Abington man died in fire sparked by mini-cigarRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 |

    A Christmas Eve fire that killed a 71-year-old Abington man started when his upholstered recliner caught fire from a mini-cigar the man had been smoking, authorities said Wednesday. The fire that took Stanly Simon's life began around 2:30 p.m. Sunday when the chair ignited in the den of his unit in the Chestnut Glen Senior Housing complex at 585 Chestnut St., State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, Plymouth District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz, and Abington fire Chief John M. Nuttall said in a joint statement.


  11. Man killed in Abington fire on Christmas Eve is identifiedRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2017 |

    A man who died in a Christmas Eve fire at an elderly housing complex in Abington was identified Monday as Stanly Simon, 71, by a spokeswoman for the Plymouth district attorney. Firefighters found heavy fire inside his apartment at 585 Chestnut St., and there were "some precautionary transports of other elderly residents of the building," according to an e-mail Sunday from a spokeswoman for the state fire marshal.


  12. Family gets its holiday wish: Irish citizenship for momRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 |

    Megan Crowley's Christmas wish arrived Friday in the mail. A brown envelope with a black harp on it slid through the mail slot on the front door of her home in Belfast as Crowley waited anxiously with her husband and children.


  13. Blotter TalesIs that a pizza box on your grille?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 |

    Every day, police officers respond to reports of all sorts of events and non-events, most of which never make the news. Here is a sampling of lesser-known - but no less noteworthy - incidents from police log books in our suburbs.


  14. In Weymouth, a futuristic view of city lifeRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 |

    Those futuristic cities you see in sci-fi movies? Where traffic lights miraculously turn green, parking spaces are easy to find, and pavement that melts snow? The old South Weymouth Naval Air Station, a sprawling site being redeveloped into a new community known as Union Point, will become a test lab for General Electric's far-flung ideas for "smart cities" of the future. Boston-based GE has signed a deal with the project's developer, LStar Ventures, to install experimental technologies in street lights, power equipment, and other urban fixtures as the 1,550-acre property gets built out.


  15. Father of Medal of Honor recipient from Raynham said Obama had reached out to his familyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 |

    The father of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti said Tuesday he still recalls being telephoned by former President Obama to personally notify him his late son was selected for the nation's highest military honor in 2009. "I remember talking with President Obama,'' Paul R. Monti said in a telephone interview from his Raynham home Tuesday.


  16. Abington comes together, builds a new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 |

    The culmination of a new school project in Abington has shown how dedication to one goal can benefit not only students in the classroom, but also the entire town and its future. The 235,370-square-foot Abington Pre-K, Middle and High School came to fruition after years of cooperation between residents and school and state officials, opening ahead of schedule and on budget, administrators say.


  17. In Holbrook, a new school for every studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 |

    Holbrook took a long and winding road to building a new school, but after more than a decade of planning and unsuccessful attempts at mergers with other districts it finally opened a new building that accommodates all students this fall. "The whole thing evolved because the town finally came together," said School Committee chairwoman Beth Tolson.


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