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Recent articles by Ruth:

Barbara Finnegan devoted her career to teaching

Barbara Finnegan inspired students, colleagues and friends with her positive outlook and wisdom. → Read More

Philanthropist Pauline 'Paulie' Emilson leaves a legacy on the South Shore

Pauline "Paulie" Emilson was a quiet woman who made a huge impact on her community, her family and all who knew her. → Read More

Historian David McCullough dies at Hingham home: 'I don’t want it just to be readable.'

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough's book, “Truman” inspired an HBO film starring Gary Sinise and the HBO mini-series “John Adams.” → Read More

Scituate church to welcome back flocks of pink flamingos for fundraiser

The flamingos are part of a fundraising campaign for St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and will be landing on the front lawn of the church May 23. → Read More

Changing of the guard at The Mill Wharf Restaurant in Scituate

Bob Warner talks about selling the Mill Wharf Restaurant after 40 years. → Read More

After COVID delay, Easter Rising monument in Scituate will be dedicated

The dedication is scheduled for noon Sunday, April 24, at the monument, which is beside the Morrill Memorial Bandstand at Cole Parkway. → Read More

Former Scituate Senior Center sold at auction for $465,000

Town Administrator Jim Boudreau said there were 12 bidders and 18 total bids at the auction for the former Scituate Senior Center building. → Read More

'It was a relief': Scituate residents give a resounding 'no' to recreational pot shops

Articles that would have allowed recreational marijuana businesses in Scituate failed at town meeting this week. → Read More

Scituate students dive into reading, pick new favorite book with ‘March Literary Madness’

March Madness is not just about basketball. At Wampatuck Elementary School, March Literary Madness is about reading and books. → Read More

Will marijuana businesses be welcome in Scituate? Town Meeting to decide

Town Meeting to address retail marijuana businesses → Read More

'Funny and action-packed': Scituate middle schoolers to stage 'The Addams Family'

Students put on musical at middle school April 1-2 → Read More

Scituate’s 'fascinating' coast the subject of photo book by local historian, photographers

A local historian and two aerial photographers teamed up to create “Seacoast Scituate By Air,” a new book focused on the town's "fascinating" coast. → Read More

State grant to pay for design, floating docks at Scituate marina

Phase 2 of marina rehab gets a boost from state grant → Read More

Scituate students stage walkout to protest wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation nationwide

Legislation targeting LGBTQ youths across the country lead Scituate High students to walk out of school. → Read More

Safety plans move forward for dangerous Route 3A intersections

Local officials in January sent a letter to MassDOT asking representatives to visit Scituate and hear about the growing concerns. → Read More

'Putin needs to face consequences': South Shore Rep. Kearney looks to ban Russian imports

The Scituate Democrat has introduced a bill that would ban all Russian-made products, including Russian energy imports, in Massachusetts. → Read More

'We have great beaches': Scituate stickers for out-of-town beach-goers sell out in 7 minutes

Town Administrator Jim Boudreau said 150 nonresident All Beach stickers sold out in seven minutes. → Read More

Artist's photos in Scituate inspired by caring for husband with Alzheimer's

Sara Holbrook uses photography to illustrate caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s. → Read More

Retiring Deputy Fire Chief Al Elliott looks back on 33 year career in Scituate

Deputy Fire Chief to retire after 33 years. → Read More

Scituate Historical Society to host British archaeologist/filmmaker Alec Collyer

Renowned UK filmmaker to be the guest speaker at dinner meeting Feb. 26 → Read More