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Recent articles by Joe:

Fire burns tower at Weymouth airbase

A fire has burned an old control tower at the former Weymouth airbase. → Read More

After mother dies of breast cancer, nonprofit helps Quincy family get back on its feet

A Quincy man became a single father after the loss of his wife to breast cancer. A Massachusetts nonprofit helped him get through that struggle. → Read More

Former East Bridgewater firefighter pleads guilty in Weymouth drunken driving crash

A former East Bridgewater firefighter will lose his driver's license after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving crash. → Read More

Manslaughter trial in death of Chris McCallum scheduled for end of October

Matthew Potter's trial on a manslaughter charge in the death of Chris McCallum is scheduled to start Oct. 25. → Read More

Scituate man suffers serious injuries in Cohasset crash after getting trapped under SUV

A Scituate motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Cohasset. → Read More

Marshfield hires interim treasurer to replace one on leave for 'personal reasons'

MARSHFIELD — The town's board of selectmen has hired an interim treasurer/collector to serve while Patrick Dello Russo is on paid administrative leave for "personal reasons." The Marshfield Board of Selectmen hired Joseph Fleming for the role on an interim basis. Fleming has worked as a financial consultant and sat on Lakeville's finance committee. Fleming was appointed earlier this month in a… → Read More

A Big Big Love: Mad Love Festival rocks Hingham

Mad Love Festival, which honors the memory of Scituate's Dave Jodka, raises money to help young bands, → Read More

Randolph police searching for missing 86-year-old woman with memory loss

Randolph police are searching for an 86-year-old woman reported missing. → Read More

Officials upset as delays plague Milton, Mattapan trolley line overhaul

An MBTA project to refurbish trolleys on the Mattapan line is more than two years behind schedule. → Read More

Four Kingston Elementary School staffers sent to hospitals after feeling dizzy

Kingston Elementary School was evacuated after several students and teachers reported feeling sick. → Read More

Former President Donald Trump endorses Geoff Diehl in bid for governor

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Republican Geoff Diehl in his bid for governor. → Read More

Stuffed animals sold to support memorial for slain Braintree police dog Kitt

A nonprofit is raising money to build a memorial for a Braintree police dog killed in the line of duty. → Read More

What a scream! 30 years of chills and thrills at Barrett’s Haunted Mansion in Abington

For a chilling scream spectacle, visit Barrett’s Haunted Mansion in Abington, where gruesome ghouls have startled even the bravest souls for 30 years. → Read More

Former Boston cop from Quincy, a former union leader, admits to fraud in overtime scandal

A former Boston police officer from Quincy has agreed to plead guilty in an overtime fraud scandal. → Read More

A tale of two Quincys: Unbridled growth in a city rich with history

One Quincy is full of culture and history, and the other faces the modern realities of a growing city with a population that just topped 100,000. → Read More

Quincy Walmart remains closed two days after police say a fire was set inside

A Walmart remains close after police say a fire was set inside. → Read More

Duxbury man indicted in father's fatal drowning in which he claimed he was exorcising demons

A Duxbury man is accused of drowning his father while believing he was exorcising his demons. → Read More

Dorothy Quincy Homestead digs into its 400-year history with new archaeological survey

Dorothy Quincy Homestead is digging into its 400-year-old colonial history. → Read More

Red Line back to regular service after derailment

After another derailment, the Red Line is back online. → Read More

Red Line train derails at Broadway Station; no injuries reported

A southbound Red Line train derailed at Broadway Station, and made contact with the edge of the platform, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said. → Read More