Mary Whitfill, The Patriot Ledger

Mary Whitfill

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Recent articles by Mary:

Small-business owner challenging Quincy's 3 at-large city councilors

Three incumbents and a challenger are running for three at-large city councilor seats in Quincy. Early voting in the city starts Oct. 25. → Read More

Local briefs: A stacked weekend of event, fundraisers on the South Shore

Local newsworthy items from across the South Shore in brief. → Read More

'It's an epidemic': Destructive TikTok challenges reach Quincy middle schools

From vandalism to assault, challenges on the app TikTok have reached South Shore schools, officials say. → Read More

New exhibit at Quincy City Hall honors military contribution, city's storied history

The Quincy Historical Society has opened an exhibit titled Quincy and The Common Defense to honor military history in the old portion of city hall. → Read More

It's getting hot in here: The story of Halifax's Sweet Mama Sauce

Halifax resident Joe Ethier is a former head chef of restaurants in Norwell and Abington turned craft hot sauce maker and small business owner. → Read More

Butler's Pond staged for $1.4 million dredging project; work to start this month

The $1.4 million dredging project is expected to take several months to complete and will restore the pond to its original depth. → Read More

Quincy redraws ward and precinct lines for 2022; 16,500 people to be affected

As many as 16,500 people will live in a different ward or precinct in 2022 now that city councilors have approved new maps for Quincy. → Read More

Kilroy is here again: What you need to know about Quincy's Kilroy Square

Kilroy Was Here, a slogan that became a common expression among World War II soldiers, is being revived through Quincy's new Kilroy Square. → Read More

Here's your guide to The Patriot Ledger's South Shore Beer Trail

The last 10 years have seen a frenzy of small craft breweries bring cleverly-named beers and relaxed atmospheres to communities large and small. → Read More

Scituate Coast Guard station saved after months of rallying by local officials, residents

The Scituate station of the U.S. Coast Guard has been saved from the chopping block several months after local officials and residents spoke out against its closure. → Read More

A tactical team responded to a Cohasset home Friday. But the call that brought them was a hoax.

Cohasset police received a call just after midnight Friday morning from a caller who said he was armed and holding three children hostage. → Read More

Details on upcoming new Quincy brewery: 8 beers to start, Skee-ball, 1980s-style arcade games

James Southwood Vilija Bizinkauskas will open Break Rock Brewing in Marina Bay this December, ending Quincy's decade-long brewery drought. → Read More

Amazon Fresh store under construction in Braintree shopping center

The Braintree Planning Board has approved Amazon t turning the former Saks Off 5th and 5.11 Tactical spaces into an Amazon Fresh store. → Read More

Quincy's Ward 1 council candidates talk city finances, infrastructure

Houghs Neck resident Joe Murphy is challenging Ward 1 Councilor David McCarthy for the third time in as many elections. → Read More

Ooh-la-la: Parisian macarons at Miam Miam sweeten up Quincy center

Jennifer Lauren Turner has opened Miam Miam Macaronerie, a French pastry shop, in downtown Quincy. → Read More

Quincy City Council passes resolutions on bicycle, commercial traffic

City councilors discussed imposing harsher punishments for those who violate bicycle traffic laws. → Read More

Homeless man arrested for setting fires at Quincy Walmart, Roche Brothers

Police arrested a 35-year-old homeless man Monday night after they say he set two consecutive fires at Walmart and Roche Brothers on Falls Boulevard. → Read More

Protecting residential neighborhoods a top issue for Ward 5 candidates

Lifelong resident Steve Christo is challenging Ward 5 Councilor Chuck Phelan for the second time in as many elections. → Read More

Superintendent: Student in Quincy's high-risk program brought gun to school

Superintendent Kevin Mulvey sent a letter to families Monday explaining that a student in the district's GOALS program brought a handgun to school. → Read More

Quincy's first brewery set to open in Marina Bay later this year

Quincy's first brewery, Break Rock Brewing, has the OK to open in Marina Bay later this year. → Read More