What’s Up – South of Boston

Cohasset Democrats hold Trivia Night Saturday

Please be sure you have Trivia Night on your calendar for May 16, 7 p.m., at the Legion. Plans are shaping up for a stimulating evening of fun and convivial competition. Cohasset resident and trivia maven Charlotte Reel will be the quiz master. Trivia Night is replacing the yard sale this year as the fundraiser…

Sean Stein awarded William T. Adams Scholarship

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Choral Art Society of the South Shore is thrilled to announce its seventh annual William T. Adams Scholarship winner, Sean Stein, senior at Scituate High School. Sean plays in the high school jazz band. In addition, he is the founder of and lead guitar in a band called “Dogtown”. In an essay about the band…

Monica Rizzio Saturday, May 16 at Old Ship Parish House

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Monica Rizzio was last heard as the compelling leading voice in Tripping Lily during a recent season. Now she is with the Old King’s Highway and bridges memorable folk, country, and bluegrass. She is also song writing with songs such as “Luckier than You,” an infectious love anthem, and “Falling” a young woman‘s search for…

SS Genealogical Society meets Saturday

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The South Shore Genealogical Society May meeting will be held Saturday, May 9th at 1:30 p.m. at the John Curtis Free Library, Rt. 139, 534 Hanover St. Hanover, MA. The featured speaker is Mr. Ric Murphy, who will speak about his family’s Massachusetts history and its connection to Cuffee Lane in Norwell. Ric Murphy is…

Register O’Donnell Guardedly Optimistic About Real Estate Market

Citing both strong growth in total dollar volume of real estate sales and continuing improvement in the mortgage market after reviewing 1st quarter 2015 real estate statistics, Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell expressed “guarded optimism” that the Norfolk County real estate market will continue to show improvement. The Norfolk County Register noted, “During the…

The Memphis Rockabilly Band at Coffeehouse Off The Square

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The Rockabillies are a treat not to be missed. They were at the forefront of the American Roots Music scene in Europe, and now play regularly on the South Shore. They do original, standard and traditional songs drawn from rockabilly, surf instrumentals, blues, rock and roll, hillbilly, and rhythm and blues. With all these styles…

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Pinpoint Fastest-Growing Counties in MA

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today on where the heaviest population growth in Massachusetts was concentrated last year. The fastest-growing county in Massachusetts between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, was Nantucket, whose population rose 2.7% percent over the period. Nantucket was followed by Dukes (0.96 percent), Suffolk (0.94 percent), Middlesex (0.78 percent) and…

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2014

Employer costs for employee compensation in private industry among the four regions of the country ranged from $28.81 per hour in the South to $38.14 in the Northeast during December 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. In the other two regions, hourly employer costs for employee compensation stood at $28.85 in the…

Duxbury Garden Club celebrates spring March 21-22

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Duxbury Community Garden Club Designer Gerri Hanlon displays her colorful arrangement which she created for last year’s Blooms at the Complex. If by now you are searching for signs of Spring, don’t forget this year’s Blooms at the Complex! Spring will most definitely be in the air when this popular event takes place on Saturday…