FARRETTA Vows to Fight Illegal Immigration

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Andrea Farretta, candidate for State Representative vowed to fight Illegal Immigration.  The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) estimates that illegal immigration costs Massachusetts taxpayers over $1.68 Billion Dollars in education, unreimbursed healthcare costs, criminal justice, welfare and operating costs.  That equates to over $775 per family in Weymouth and Hingham.  “As State Representative, I…

Baseball is thriving, not dying – by Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz

                   “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Mark Twain The accuracy of the statement attributed to Samuel Clemens, a/k/a, Mark Twain, is a matter of debate. However, there should be no debate when baseball uses the same retort. Every year it seems we are inundated with reports that baseball is dying. For support,…

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…

Do we need a Cohasset Dog Park? Lots of questions for Cohasset Water

Cohasset has so many places to walk dogs off-leash that this writer was surprised to learn of the Cohasset selectmen’s active investigation into creating a dog park – normally something you find in a city. Cohasset has hundreds of acres of passive recreation land that is owned by the town, the state, Trustees of Reservations and…