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Mike Maglio to speak at South Shore Genealogical Society

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Magilo’s focus combines science and history to unravel ancestral genetic migrationsThe September meeting of the South Shore Genealogical Society will be held at the John Curtis Free Library, Hanover, MA on Saturday, 9/20/2014. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Genealogist Mike Maglio is the featured speaker. Mike is a…

Seniors Deserve Better than Medicare Penny Pinching – by F.M. Azar, M.D.

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The best example of the longstanding flaw in Medicare’s cost-control efforts is the Sustainable Growth Rate formulaBy Frederick M. Azar, MD After five years of slow growth, health costs are expected to rise as much as 6.8 percent next year. This forecast is sure to energize Washington lawmakers who have long sought to slash health…

New Installation at Duxbury’s Art Complex Duxbury by Gary Nisbet

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Nisbet has attempted to reflect the unique architecture of the museum and its serpentine roofline.There’s a new installation on the back grounds of The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury by local  Artist Gary Nisbet. His piece, “Wallflower,” he explains, is like some people – shy at first but, once you get to know them, interesting.…

Harvey Collages at Scituate’s Front Street Art Gallery thru 9/28/14

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Harvey’s intuitive pieces often feature a quirky blend of the mundane and the truly bizarreMeet the Artist:  Laura Harvey-Running with Scissors or the Art of Collage     Land of the Lost Collage at left             Marshfield artist Laura Harvey will share her mixed media paintings and collages at the 9/14/14 session of the SAA’s Meet…

Surf Contest Sunday Morning!! Rexhame Beach, Marshfield

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Surf Contest Relocated to Rexhame Beach from Nantasket  THE GROM PRIX WILL BE HELD THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT REXHAME BEACH IN MARSHFIELD, STARTING AT 8 AM SHARP.   OUR TRADITIONAL NANTASKET BEACH SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THE NANTASKET BEACH TRIATHLON IS SCHEDULED THE SAME DAY TO SUPPORT THE HULL ATHLETICS BOOSTERS.  FORTUNATELY, THE…

A Humorous Look at Lawn Care

This tickled my environmental funny bone. I hope it tickles yours. The following is an excerpt from the most recent issue of Greenscapes, a publication of the North & South River Watershed Association, authored by Cohasset’s Debbie Cook who was a long time member and chair of Cohasset’s Conservation Commission and Open Space Committee. Click on the photo to view the entire newsletter. “This little piece pokes fun at our obsession with our lawns, but it also makes you think about the waste – the over-consumption of water, the over-reliance on pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, the excessive amount of time and money – never mind the overall degradation of our land and water.”

God and Lawn Care

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South Shore Genealogical Meeting June 14

South Shore Genealogical Society MeetingSouth Shore Genealogical Society Meeting Saturday, June 14, 1:30 PM., John Curtis Free Library, Rt. 139, 534 Hanover Street, Hanover, MA, (781) 826-2972. Topic: Five Ancestors Speaker: Gary Boyd Roberts This presentation will discuss immigrants of royal descent; ancestors of presidents, the ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales, Mayflower passengers, Salem…