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Candlelight Tours Return to the Old Ordinary House Museum in Hingham

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HINGHAM, MA—Candlelight Tours return to the historic 1688 Old Ordinary House Museum at 22 Lincoln Street in Hingham Fridays and Saturdays starting November 7 and running through November 22. This special family program takes visitors on a surprising nighttime journey through the old tavern and home to explore how Colonial New Englanders kept warm (sort…

Registrar O’Donnell Supports Cradles to Crayons

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Norfolk County Registrar of Deeds William P. O’Donnell today announced the Registry of Deeds office, located at 649 High Street, Dedham, will continue to serve as a donation site for the non-profit organization, Cradles to Crayons. Founded in 2002, Cradles to Crayons is a non-profit organization providing our most vulnerable children with the essentials they…

Hingham Cemetery Fall Walking Tour Oct. 25

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Hingham Cemetery (c. 1672) Fall Walking Tour, Sat., Oct. 25, 1-3pm.  Meet at Hingham Bell Tower next to Old Ship Church, 107 Main St., Hingham.  $5 donation, children under 12 tour free.  Inside glimpse of the 1886 Ames Chapel restoration.  Also, cemetery history, icon interpretation,150-yr-old arboretum, monuments and burials of note, social commentary.  Rain date…

Cohasset Author Susan Playfair to talk about her newest book: American’s Founding Fruit

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Cohasset’s Susan Playfair – author of America’s Founding Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment The cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, is one of only three cultivated fruits native to North America. The story of this perennial vine began as the glaciers retreated about fifteen thousand years ago. Centuries later, it kept Native Americans and Pilgrims alive through the winter…

Andrea Farretta to be feted October 15

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Happy Birthday Andrea FarrettaFARRETTA FUNDRAISER OCTOBER 15TH Candidate for State Representative Andrea Farretta cordially invites you to join her and special guests State Senator Bob Hedlund, State Representative Geoff Diehl and National Committeewoman Chanel Prunier for a fundraiser at Hearth n’ Kettle Restaurant, 151 Main Street, Weymouth on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 p.m. –…