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Volume 10 No. 4 “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” –– Benjamin Franklin Thursday, January 27, 2011

Budget freeze Preparing for Chinese New Year celebration

is possible
With growing snow removal costs,
spending might be put on hold
By Meaghan Glassett, Express Staff is up $2.8 million, or 6.43 per-
Meaghan@hansonexpress.com cent from fiscal year 2011.
With snow removal cost Andrew said in the fiscal
increasing this year, the Whit- year 2011 budget there was
man-Hanson Regional School not a need for the money for
District is facing a budget the Hanson Middle School and
freeze to last up until April. Indian Head bonds.
The administrative team “Because it was a debt ex-
has begun to meet to discuss clusion vote, we can’t use the
the upcoming budget. Busi- money to reduce the budget
ness Director Sharon Andrew and the town of Hanson has
said that the district’s budget to give a credit on taxes,” she MAQUAN STUDENTS GET CRAFTY: Jake Wheeling and Ben Contois share the glue while making
for fiscal year 2012 is project- said. their rabbits for Chinese New Year. For more photos, see page 9.
ed to be $47.7 million, which continued on page 12
Photo by Stephanie Spyropoulos

Scout to renovate playground Heated debate


about Indian Head
W
By Emily Brain
Express Intern
hitman-Han-
son Regional
High School
freshman Tyler Kindy has re-
Roof repairs raise tension between
cently been approved to be-
gin work on his Eagle Scout TA and School Committee
project. Kindy is a member By Dave Palana, Express Staff ing, and Town Meeting reject-
of Boy Scout Troop 34 of david@hansonexpress.com ed the spending, there would
Hanson, and he has been in- The discussion between be a cash flow crisis, Town
volved in Scouting since he the Board of Selectmen and Administrator Rene Read said
was in the first grade. the School Committee over at their last meeting.
It was Kindy’s father the roof repairs to the Indian School Committee chair-
who first suggested that his Head School became conten- man Bob Hayes said that the
son join Scouts, and it is tious during the Board of Se- School Committee had con-
because he joined at such lectmen meeting at Town Hall vened an emergency meet-
a young age that Kindy has on Tuesday. ing on Monday to authorize
been compelled to continue The selectmen reaffirmed superintendent Ruth Gilbert-
his involvement. their decision at their last meet- Whitner to send a statement of
“I have made a lot of ing not to approve funding for interest to the MSBA for the
friends and, because I joined the slate roof repairs without town to still be eligible for 56
so young, I have kept a Town Meeting consent, which percent reimbursement. But
Scouting state of mind,” means the project would miss Gilbet-Whitner said the proj-
Kindy said. the deadline from a Massa- ect is now in line with every
Kindy has hoped to earn chusetts School Building Au- other school building project
Eagle Scout rank since he thority green repair grant that in the state for funding and
was a Tiger Scout, and this is would reimburse the town 56 there is no guarantee of reim-
his motivation to get a head Whitman-Hanson Regional High School freshman Tyler Kindy percent of the repair costs, es- bursement or timely approval.
start on his project. was given approval to begin his Eagle Scout project to renovate
the Maquan School playground at last week’s School Committee timated at near $300,000. Had “There is no guarantee we
continued on page 11 meeting. the board approved the fund- continued on page 13

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Change of leadership for Express Express Almanac


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Sponsored by Alan Hurley Roofing
fter three years
working for the
Whitman
Whitman and
Hanson Express newspapers, 312 High St., $226,900, Josephine Caragliano to Robert J.
Editor Meaghan Glassett will Romeri and Nancy D. Romeri.
be leaving the company to 29 Vincent St., $180,000, Evelyn J. Erwin to Stephanie J.
take a job at a public relations Gardner.
agency in Boston. Glassett’s
successor will be current Pem- Hanson
broke Express Editor Becca
1010 E. Washington St., $15,000, Jeanette M. Gilleo to Carlos A.
Manning, publisher Josh Cut- Velez and Johanna Velez.
ler announced.
“I believe Becca will be 274 King St., $360,000, Charles E. Scheller and Margaret A.
Scheller to Dawn M. Decosta and Stephanie M. Nichols.
able to maintain the great re-
lationships that I, along with 50 Pierce Ave., $255,600, Jesse B. Bateman and Roberta A.
previous Express staff mem- Bebettencourt to Julie S. Praline.
bers, have formed with the 95 Union Park St., $290,000, Elko Construction Corp. to James
Meaghan Glassett Becca Manning
residents of Whitman and N. Rockne.
Hanson,” Glassett said. of Whitman and Hanson. She man-Hanson Regional School
Glassett said she will miss especially will miss the many District’s Chinese New Year
the many relationships she cul- community events she enjoyed Celebrations and Whitman’s
tivated while working as a re- attending such as A Taste of Fourth of July Carnival.
porter and editor in the towns Whitman-Hanson, the Whit- Glassett also enjoyed
working with the many town
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schools in the Whitman-Han-
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Sinatra event, set for Feb. 12


to benefit special needs prom
Frank Sinatra impersonator Billy Kay will bring style and
song to the Pembroke Country Club for a special pre-Valentine’s
Day treat on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. The event will benefit the
Prom Angels Foundation Inc., which organizes a special needs
prom and other events for young adults in Hanson, Whitman and
throughout the South Shore with the help of local Knights of Co-
lumbus, Rotary clubs and businesses. As an extra special treat,
Elvis also will be in the building (courtesy of comedian John
Turco). The event will include a wine tasting and dessert bar and
silent auctions. Tickets cost $50 per person and are available at
franksinatra.eventbrite.com or at promangels.org or by calling
Kevin McKenna 617-529-9166.

Strong Women and Literature Book club


The Whitman Public Library will have an empowering dis-
cussion of fiction and non-fiction on Thursday, Feb. 3, from
6:30-7:30 p.m. This group is open to all. This month’s selection
is “Daughter of Fortune,” by Isabel Allende. Contact a librarian
to get a copy.

Hayden Kent, Andrew Sharp, Jason Stephansky and Derek McCormack will be participating in the “Our Name Says It All”
Quiz Bowl on Feb. 5.

Whitman-Hanson students to
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As competitors in the up- everyone gets a question “We have been studying
coming High School Quiz lightning round, which is since October,” he said.
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is in its second season and trivia. lighting round. We are doing Liberty & Winter Street (Rte. 58)
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(Across from Town Hall)
ta, Boston radio and televi- ing to McCormack, are trivia have a good shot.”
sion personality. The show based on history, science, Everyone has their own
began a search for teams in literature, math, art, music, strengths, according to Mc-
September, which brought movies and pop culture. Cormack, who finds his
the four competitors and two “We have been preparing strengths in math, literature
alternates together. for the filming, which will and movies.
With four on a team to take place over two week- “That will help us.
compete, the group regis- ends starting Feb. 5,” he Hayden is good at history.
tered in time and qualified. added. The studio is in Al- Jason is good at science; An-
They gained a spot out of 80 ston and the first round Whit- drew is strong in science and
schools making the top 16 in man-Hanson faces is against history,” he said.
completion. Hingham. The group was open to
“Whitman-Hanson made “If we win we will re- everyone in September who
the cut and we made the turn the next weekend play- wanted to participate. The
show,” said Derek McCor- ing two or three elimination group was formed based on
mack who said they are now rounds with the winners go- who wanted to commit and
up to two practices a week in ing on to the next round, showed interest in the event. HOURS: Mon.- Fri. 8:00am - 5:00pm • Sat. 8:00am -1:00pm
preparation for the February semi-finals and finals,” Mc- “We are looking forward
debut. Cormack said. to it and hope it pays off so
His team-mates are se- The winners from East- we can move on to semi–fi-
niors Jason Stephansky,
Andrew Sharp and Hayden
Kent, with two junior al-
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go on to take part in the final
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WEB task force arrests


Whitman Police log alleged drug dealers
Monday, Jan. 17 a disturbance on Commer-
cial Street. Police restored the Early Saturday morning, Whitman police
3:49 a.m. Caller reported along with the W.E.B Task Force Unit of West
suspicious activity on Auburn- peace.
Bridgewater, East Bridgewater and Bridge-
ville Way. 12:43 p.m. Animal control water executed a search warrant of a home in
officer requested on School
5:29 a.m. Caller reported
suspicious activity on Hogg Street.
Whitman where suspected drug deals were be-
ing made.
Police & court briefs
Memorial Drive. 6:39 p.m. Caller reported The task force had been investigating the
10:12 a.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle accident on third floor apartment at 316 Commercial St. af-
a breaking and entering on Au- High Street. ter there was question of possible drug traffick-
burn Street. 6:43 p.m. Caller reported ing, according to W.E.B detectives.
10:38 a.m. Caller report- a motor vehicle accident in the Shannon Hunter-Dutczak, 27, and Kevin
ed a domestic disturbance on parking lot of Diamond Fuel Connor, 42, both residents of 316 Commercial
Bedford Street. on South Avenue. Police is- Street, were arrested as a result of a drug seize
sued a summons. on Saturday.
1:50 p.m. Caller reported a
disturbance on Temple Street. 9:00 p.m. Walk-in party They are facing charges of possession with
reported larceny on Washing- intent to distribute a Class B drug, possession Shannon Hunter- Kevin Connor
Tuesday, Jan. 18 ton Street. of a Class B drug, possession with intent to dis- Dutczak
9:28 a.m. Caller reported a tribute a Class D drug, possession of a Class D ville, was also arrested at the scene on a warrant
medical emergency at Harvard Saturday, Jan. 22
drug and conspiracy to violate the drug laws. related to motor vehicle offenses.
Court. Patient was transported 6:05 a.m. Walk-in re-
Lead investigator Steven Drass of Whitman In a joint statement released by Sergeant
to the hospital. quested a warrant to be served
on Commercial Street. Police
Police was issued a search warrant through Detective Scott Brown of East Bridgewater Po-
2:30 p.m. Caller reported
arrested Kevin J. Connor, 41, Brockton District Court following several lice, officers aim to continue to seek out illegal
potential abuse on Davis Av- months of surveillance. drug activities and work as a partnership in aid-
of 316 Commercial St. Apt.
enue. Police arrested Philip More than 50 pills were confiscated, includ- ing small communities.
3, for possession to distribute
James Eldridge, 28, of 16 Da- ing 35 Percocet and Klonopin. Detectives also “Percocet (oxycodone) distribution, Perco-
a Class B drug, possession of
vis Ave. Apt. 1, on a default seized several ounces of individually packaged
a Class B drug, conspiracy to cet abuse and crimes associated with Percocet
warrant and possession of a marijuana and approximately $2,000 cash,
Class B drug.
violate drug law, possession to abuse (larcenies, burglaries, thefts) continue to
distribute a Class D drug, pos- which detectives suspect are proceeds from be the most significant problem confronted by
5:29 p.m. Caller reported session of a Class D drug, pos- drug distribution. officers in the W.E.B towns,” Brown said in the
a domestic disturbance on session to distribute a Class C “The W.E.B task force has been a major as- statement. These local departments are deal-
Washington Street. Police ar- drug and possession of a Class set to our department. They have assisted our de- ing with these Percocet crimes on a daily basis
rested Caitlyn Justine Shaw, C drug. Shannon L. Hunter- tectives in solving numerous drug cases. Each
19, of 97 West St., for assault
within the W.E.B member towns and surround-
Dutczak, 26, of 316 Commer- of the departments involved with W.E.B are ex- ing area. Percocet abuse regularly leads to her-
and battery. cial St. Apt. 3, was charged periencing property crimes and drug addiction oin use and/or abuse, which results in a spike
with possession of distribute related crimes in their communities. Whitman
Wednesday, Jan. 19 a Class B drug, possession of
in these related crimes, which are committed in
2:42 a.m. Caller reported has been inundated with property crimes and order to support the abusers drug habits.”
a Class B drug, conspiracy to
a suspicious vehicle on Wash- robberies over the last few years,” Whitman Po- Agencies assisting in the search warrant
violate a drug law, possession
ington Street. to distribute a Class D drug, lice Chief Christine May-Stafford said. were detectives from the W.E.B towns (Whit-
possession of a Class D drug Detectives allege that Connor and Hunter- man, West Bridgewater, East Bridgewater and
3:01 p.m. Caller reported
a domestic disturbance on Lin- and possession of a firearm Dutczak were involved in distributing oxy- Bridgewater), state police narcotic detectives
den Street. without a FID card. codone from their apartment in Whitman and assigned to the Plymouth County District Attor-
surrounding communities. ney’s Office, detectives with the W.E.B’s newest
10:44 p.m. Caller report- 11:15 a.m. Caller report-
ed a disturbance on Bedford Connor was charged additionally by W.E.B member agency and Bridgewater State Univer-
ed a disturbance on Pleasant
Street. detectives for possession with intent to distrib- sity Campus Police Department. Department of
Street.
ute a Class C drug and possession of a Class C Correction K-9 Sergeant Mark O’Reilly and his
12:59 p.m. Caller reported drug (Klonopin).
Thursday, Jan. 20 a disturbance on Commercial canine assisted in locating the seized drugs.
2:57 a.m. Suspicious ac- Hunter-Dutczak was also charged for un- “Hopefully this arrest will put a small dent
Street. Police issued a sum-
tivity was reported on South mons,
lawful possession of ammunition, related to the in the dealing of prescription drugs in Whit-
Avenue. seizure of ammunition during the course of the man,” May-Stafford said.
11:57 p.m. Caller reported search.
10:45 a.m. Police attempt- suspicious activity on Bedford
– Stephanie Spyropoulos
ed to serve warrant on Myrtle
Ryan Lavalley, 26, School Street in Bryant-
Street.
Avenue.
11:57 a.m. Caller reported Sunday, Jan. 23 Brothers found to be suspects in break-in
a breaking and entering on 9:55 a.m. Caller reported On Sunday, Whitman police responded to a was reported stolen from Quincy.
Plymouth Street. a medical emergency on South report of a breaking and entering on Old Colo- The pair will face charges of breaking and
Avenue. Patient was transport-
8:02 p.m. Caller reported ny Way. entering during the daytime for a felony, ma-
ed to the hospital.
a domestic disturbance on The homeowner reported that their home licious destruction of property over $250 and
Myrtle Avenue. Police issued a 2:54 p.m. Caller reported was broken into and ransacked just before 3 larceny over $250.
summons. a breaking and entering on Old
p.m. Brockton District Court issued warrants
Colony Way. Police issued two
Friday, Jan. 21 summonses. “Upon arrival, officers found the front door for both suspects, May-Stafford said. The men
had been kicked open off its hinges. Several were treated for medical issues following their
5:31 a.m. Caller reported
thousand dollars worth of jewelry, electronics apprehension.
and other valuables were reported missing,” “Whitman has seen a rash of house breaks
Whitman Police Chief Christine May-Stafford most recently on Windsor Drive, Auburn and
said. High streets. Items that have been taken in most
Officers are charging two brothers in the of the incidents are electronics and jewelry,
break-in on Old Colony Way following an ap- things that can possibly be pawned for quick
prehension a short time later with Abington po- cash,” May-Stafford added.
THIS WEEKEND'S OPEN HOUSES lice. The duo is also being looked at as possible
East Bridgewater – OH Sun 1-3 Patrick Lydon, 36, of Natalie Drive in East suspects in other breaks in Whitman, although
351 N. Central St. Bridgewater and Richard Lydon, 36, of Na- May-Stafford said the incidents were still under
son Street in Brockton, were located and items investigation.
Move-In updated 3 BDRM Ranch. CA,
from the home on Old Colony Way were found – Stephanie Spyropoulos
vinyl siding, fenced yard.
in their possession, “ said May-Stafford.
$239,900
West Bridgewater – OH Sat 2-4.
Whitman officers and a Plymouth County
Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit searched the Scout pancake
53 Sunset Ave.
3 bdrm cape. Quals. for 0% down loans
area but were unable to locate any suspects fol-
lowing the mid-day break-in. breakfast set for Feb. 6
$169,600 According to a witness, there was a Buick The Cub Scouts of Pack 22 Whitman
Century in the driveway during the time the would like to invite you and your family to
Whitman – OH Sun 2-4. home was unoccupied.
877 Auburnville D1. off Rt. 14 their annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday,
At approximately 4:30 p.m., Whitman of- Feb. 6 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The breakfast
Luxury 2300 sq.ft. Twnhs. 55+. DR, ficers assisted Abington police with a search for will be at Holy Ghost Church Spellman Cen-
2 BDRM, 2.5 Bths, FP, 2-car att. Glorious! two suspects that had fled from a stolen motor ter. The cost of the Pancake Breakfast is $5
$349,900 vehicle on Bedford Street near Strawberry Val- per person, but all Scouts in uniform can eat
ley Golf Course. The vehicle, a Buick Century, for free. Tickets available at the door.
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SEND OBITUARY NOTICES to


obits@hansonexpress.com. Soup, Soup, Souper Bowl
There is no fee. Photos are welcome On Feb. 6, the East Bridgewater United Methodist Church
DEADLINE is Tuesday at noon. in East Bridgewater will be taking food orders for the game.
Why make something to eat for the game? They can do it for
you and the gang. Preorders only. Baked ziti and cheese (feeds
Ronald A. Pouliot, 80, VFW Post 697 member 8-10) cost $12, three cheese baked mac (feeds 8-10) for $12,
Ronald A. Colonel in U.S. Army retiring after 30 years your choice of chicken corn chowder, clam chowder, Portu-
Pouliot, 80, of as Unit Commander of 1204 Armor Recon. He guese Kale and chili $6 a quart or $3 a pint. Pick up time is
Whitman, formerly served as a pilot during the Korean War and as 11:30 a.m. (right after the church service) at 54 North Central
of Medford and a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. He Street, East Bridgewater. For more information, call 508-378-
Everett, died Janu- was former President of MOA Officers Club 2814
ary 18 at home with at Hanscom, AFB. Former member and Past
family. Commander of American Legion in Dracut.
He was the be- member of Whitman VFW Post 697, past Ex- Free Concert at Whitman Wellness Center
loved husband of alted Ruler of the Everett Elks Lodge and re-
Local musicians will play at Music Night hosted by the
Agnes (Costello) cent member of Weymouth Elks. Pouliot was
Whitman Wellness Center. Residents are invited to enjoy coun-
Pouliot a retired teacher of Wakefield. He was an avid reader and loved metal detecting on Re-
try, folk, blues and other music on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 7-10
the father of Sherree Lamb of Oklahoma, Lin- vere Beach and Old Orchard Beach in Maine.
p.m. Light fare served. The Whitman Wellness Center is located
da Stankiewicz of Pelham, N.H., Ronald Jr. of He also loved spending time at the Costello
at 7 Marble Street. For more information, call 781-447-3815.
Pennsylvania, Jon of Dracut, and Randall of family gatherings.
Oklahoma. His funeral Mass was Monday in Holy
Pouliot also leaves by former wife Lorraine Ghost Church, Whitman. Burial was at Mass.
Noviello of Dracut and 14 grandchildren and National Cemetery in Bourne.
two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to
Born in Limerick, ME, he was a gradu- Caritas Good Samaritan Hospice, 3 Edgewater
ate of the Teachers College in Gorham, ME. Dr., Norwood, MA 02062 or to Sisters of Provi-
He worked as a teacher for 29 years teaching dence, Owens Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
in Dracut and in Connecticut. He retired Lt. 47876.

Mario Moretti, Sr., 94, WWII veteran


Mario Moretti, Sr., 94, a lifelong resident the East Bridgewater Commercial Club and
of East Bridgewater, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, sur- Bridgewater Forty Niners Club. 8 DAY TOUR & CRUIS
rounded by his family. He was the husband of Mario enjoyed working in his garden; how- ALL INCLUSIVE

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the late Julia (Pedro) Moretti. ever his favorite pastime was spending time
Born and raised in East Bridgewater, he with his family recounting the many stories
was the son of the late Dimo and Lea (Govoni) from his youth. He left a valuable legacy of
Moretti. precious memories for his children, grandchil-

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10 Day Guided Vacation.
Mario was a proud Veteran of World War II,
having served in the US Navy from 1942-1945.
dren and great-grandchildren.
He leaves his daughters, Sandra and her
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Medal among others. Moretti of East Bridgewater as well as ten 8 to 10 day guided tours.
He had worked for over 40 years as a mold- grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and USA, Canada, Panama.
er for the former National Foundry in Whitman many nieces and nephews. He was the father of Priced between $995 - $1,295. com
and the Bridgewater Foundry. After his retire- the late Mario Moretti, Jr. and the brother of the
ment from the foundry, he worked for 15 years late Dimo Moretti, Helen Lupien and Angelina
as a favorite custodian for East Bridgewater LaCrosse.
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faithful service as an East Bridgewater call Chapel, Plymouth St. (Rt. 58 at the rotary),
FOR ALL YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENT
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He was a member of the American Legion, East Bridgewater, MA 02333.
Fred Bates Morse Post, a lifetime member of

William R. “Bill” Turnbull, Jr, 96, Be my valentine


former Boston Police officer
William R. “Bill” Turnbull, Jr, 96, of Ja- liam ”Bill” Paquette of Whitman and, his great
maica Plain, died peacefully surrounded by his grandchildren, Cory, Chase and Evan Paquette
family on Jan. 20. He was the husband of the and Kathryn, Lauren and Jack Dunn.
late Rose M. (Reiser) Turnbull. His services were held on Wednesday, Jan.
Turnbull was born in Somerville, son of the 26 in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel Plymouth
late William R. and Mary J. (Meyer) Turnbull. St. (Rt. 58 at the rotary) Whitman. Burial was
He grew up in Somerville and Roxbury and in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury. Dona-
a graduate of Commerce High. tions may be made in his name to the Hospice
He resided in Jamaica Plain since 1942. of the South Shore, 100 Baystate Dr., Braintree,
Turnbull was a veteran of the United States MA 02184.
Coast Guard during World War II and was the
past commander of the VFW Post 1018 and the
past state commander from 1961-1962. Inclement weather policy
Turnbull was a Boston Police Officer for 38 If the Whitman-Hanson Regional School
years and retired in 1979. He was the past presi- District cancels school, all senior center ac-
dent of the Boston Police Relief Assoc. After tivities in Hanson and Whitman will be can-
retiring he drove a school bus for special needs celled. There will be no Meals-on-Wheels
students in Boston from 1979-1986. delivered or lunches served at the senior Experience at:
He leaves his two daughters, Margaret centers. School closing information is broad-
”Peggy” McCarthy of Whitman, Kathleen cast on television channels 4, 5,7, 10 and 25, M&F JEWELRY
Turnbull of Allenstown, NH, his grandchil- the local Comcast channel 98 and on radio CORNER OF ROUTE 139 & 53
5 SCHOOSETT ST
dren, Michelle Dunn and her husband John of stations WBZ 1030 AM, WATD-AM and PEMBROKE

Hanson, Michael Paquette of Weymouth, Wil- WPLM-FM. 781.826.6421

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Around Town
Send around town items
including birth announcements,
weddings, engagements, promotions Winter beach party and book
swap set for Jan. 30
& anniversaries to wharound@
hansonexpress.com. Photos are
welcome.
The North River Collaborative Family Network will hold
THE Deadline is
Tuesday at noon. a Winter Beach Party and Book Swap on Saturday, Jan. 30
from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Jefferson School in Rockland. Play
in the sand (table), play volleyball with beach balls and go
➢➢ Mary and Steven Teles-
manick are the proud parents of fishing for paper fish, which the kids can color and personal-
a son, Mason Robert Teleman- ize with colorful markers, foam shapes and glitter glue. Bring
ick, born Jan. 12 at Signature beach blankets to sit on. A snack and juice will be provided.
Healthcare Brockton Hospital. Registration is limited to 80 people. Bring gently used chil-
dren’s or parenting books for the book swap. Call the North
➢➢ Aimee Joubert was named River Collaborative Family Network at 781-681-9736, Mon-
to the dean’s list at Saint Jo- day-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to register.
seph’s College of Maine for the
fall semester.
➢➢ Devan E. Forbes has been
named to the dean’s list for the
fall 2010 semester at the Uni-
Cell phones for soldiers
versity of Vermont. Forbes is Got a new cell phone for Christmas? Don’t throw your old
a junior sociology major in the one away! Area residents are invited to support the Cell Phones
College of Arts and Sciences. for Soldiers program by dropping off used cell phones to Media
➢➢ Chelsea Morrill was Concepts Photo & Video at 79 South Ave., Rt. 27 in Whitman.
named to Fisher College’s The donated phones are sent to ReCellular, which pays Cell
dean’s list for the 2010 fall se- Phones for Soldiers for each phone, enough to provide an hour
mester. of talk time to soldiers abroad. Approximately half of the phones
➢➢ The following local resi- are reconditioned and resold to wholesale companies in over 40
dents were among over 2,500 countries around the world. Phones and components that cannot
students from the University be refurbished are dismantled and recycled to reclaim materials.
of Massachusetts Boston who “We’re proud to show our support for U.S. soldiers, and to con-
made the fall dean’s list: Lisa tribute to a worthy cause like Cell Phones for Soldiers,” says Joe
Nguyen, Erin Osborne, Benja- and Denise Goldsberry of Media Concepts.
min Hart, Stephanie Sherlock,
Kathleen Marecki, Jennifer
White, Erica Pasca, Stephen
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Jamie Folan. Matt Lynch, 13, of Hanson places a flag atop the fort he built dur-
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Venus CAFE
Pizza
➢➢ Happy birthday to Mark Salads
Ikaslo and Joan Powers (Jan. Grinders
27), Linda Davis and Dana
Larsen (Jan. 28), Charles
Busche (Jan. 29) and Evan
Henderson and Robert Sutter
(Jan. 30). 1/2 Price Pizza Special
Sunday & Monday - Eat In Only
0IZZA0ER0ERSONs/THERRESTRICTIONSMAYAPPLY
Come and enjoy HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Bill and Suzanne Pero enjoyed a two-week
cruise to Curacao and the southern Caribbean to celebrate their 49 South Ave., Whitman • 781-447-0494
Valentine’s Day 45th wedding anniversary. They shared their copy of the Express
with residents of Pembroke and Abington who were also on the
On Monday, Feb.14, cruise.
the Hanson Multi-Service
Senior Center will host a
Voted South Shore's
Valentine’s Day celebration.
The day begins at 11 a.m. Best
with a music program to set
the mood performed by the
Swingin’ Singers. A lun-
Orthodontist!
cheon featuring Beef Bour-
guignon will take place at
noon. The cost of the meal
Complimentary
is $2.50 and a reservation is Consultations
requested by Feb. 4. To sign
up, call 781-293-2683 ext.
4. Open Mon., Thurs., Fri. 8am-5pm
Tues. 8am-1pm

Pvt. Ryan M. Drew, son of


James and Susan Drew of
Whitman, recently graduated
from Marine Corps boot camp
Parris Island, South Carolina.
He went on and completed bridging generations of smiles
Marine combat training at
School of Infantry East Camp orthodontic treatment for children, adolescents and adults
Lejuene, N.C. Ryan is a 2010
graduate of Whitman-Hanson 1510 Tremont Street Duxbury, MA 02332
Regional High School. Orthodux1@aol.com
P: 781-934-5583 F: 781-934-5018
Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Express – Your Hometown Newspaper! 7

WHRHS celebrates PizzaBowl To request exclusion from


BY ABIGAIL COLLINS
SPECIAL TO THE EXPRESS
mosquito control
The Whitman-Hanson The Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project un-
Community Service Learning derstands that there may be some individuals who want to
program, in conjunction with have their property legally excluded from the pesticide ap-
the Rotary Club of Rockland- plications used in mosquito control. As a result, the Project
Hanson, will be conducting the would like to inform those individuals with the steps neces-
second annual “PizzaBowl” sary to make such a request, as specified by Massachusetts
on Jan. 29 at Whitman-Han- Department of Agricultural Resources regulations.
son Regional High School. Such application is made by a person living on, or le-
The event will take place from gally in control of said property.
12-4 p.m. in the school cafete- The application must be sent in the form of a certified
ria, which is expected to house letter to the municipal clerk’s office by March 1st (annu-
more than 10 local pizza es- ally).
tablishments. The letter must include the name, address, and telephone
Last year’s program had number of the person making the request.
a large turnout, with over 400 The letter must include the address of the property to be
community members in atten- excluded.
dance. Attendants were given The letter should include a description of the types of
the chance to sample and vote Jason Nicol kicks the football held by Nick Pagan of Whitman
pesticide application programs for which exclusion is re-
on the best cheese, veggie and Hanson High School at the football challenge at last year’s Pizza
quested.
meatiest pizza. Bowl. File photos
Additionally, the person requesting the exclusion has the
This year, there will an ad- Hanson, Pembroke, Hanover be holding a community raffle responsibility to mark the boundaries or areas to be excluded
ditional category for the best and Halifax will be participat- offering a chance to win a wide at least every 50 feet with orange surveyor’s tape to clearly
“Bar” pizza in the community. ing. array of special prizes. define the area of exclusion. These markings shall be made
For a $5 entrance fee, attend- In addition to taste test- Community members will
ees will get to taste a series known to the Project and the Project will be responsible for
ing, the event will consist of be given the opportunity during
of pizza samples from local communicating the details of the markings to the individuals
games for all ages, following the event to pre-order pizza for
vendors. Awards will be given who will carry out the pesticide applications.
the theme of the Super Bowl. Super Bowl Sunday from their
in the categories of “Cheesi- Football and beanbag toss, favorite venders as well as to While the application is sent to the municipal clerk’s
est Cheese,” “Vegetarian’s face painting, football bingo collect coupons and discounts office, it is important to understand that the role of clerk’s
Voice,” “Manliest Meatiest” and Wii tournaments are just a from participating establish- office in this process is simply to be the recipient of the
and “Brilliant Bar,” for the fa- few of the activities that will ments. Proceeds from the certified letter. All questions concerning these regulations
vorites in each category. Pizza be offered. In addition to these event will help to fund Rotary should be directed to the Plymouth County Mosquito Con-
establishments from Whitman, activities, the Rotary Club will initiatives, including the sup- trol Project at 781-585-5450 or your local board of health.
port of the Whitman-Hanson Additionally, the Project has a link on its website (under Our
Community Service Learning Program) that will allow individuals to fully read 333 CMR:
program. Funds raised from MA Pesticide Board Standards for Application.
the event will help to develop
CSL mini-grants by teachers
across the district wishing to *LYHVRPHRQHD +20(
implement service-learning
projects this spring. Projects
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may include anti-bullying ini- Become a Mentor
tiatives, as well as those with Make a difference in the life of a child
environmental, hunger and or adult in your community. You’ll be
homelessness themes, and re- amazed at the difference it makes in yours.
spect for and interaction with Massachusetts MENTOR offers:
the elderly. Competitive Stipend • Skill Development
In the case of extreme 24/7 Support • Respite Options • Expert Staff
weather, the PizzaBowl will
take place the following day, Call Jennifer at 508-995-3251 ext. 2231 • www.ma-mentor.com
Jan. 30, from 12-4 p.m. in the
Danielle Allen and Gidget White of Bryantville Pizza Kitchen
cafeteria. Join us for Weekend Brunch
describe their pizza specialties to the Ryan Family at the Pizza
Bowl held at the First Congregational Church in Hanson last year.
Saturday & Sunday 9am-1pm
Groundhog Day NEW STYLE - NEW BRUNCH EXPERIENCE!
Preschool Information Meeting celebration You just have to see our menu!
The Whitman-Hanson Regional School District will hold
a Preschool Information meeting on Thursday evening, Febru- The Hanson Multi-Ser-
vice Senior Center will host a
Cameron’s
ary 10. The meeting is for all Whitman and Hanson parents of on the green
children who will turn three years old on or before August 31, Groundhog Day Breakfast on 436 Oak Street (Rt.14) East Bridgewater
2011. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Performing Wednesday, Feb. 2 beginning 781-447-7888
Arts Center at the high school. at 9 a.m. Enjoy a delicious www.cameronsonthegreen.com
The purpose of the meeting is to provide parents with the breakfast and wish the winter
information necessary for them to successfully register their away with Punxsutawney Phil.
child for preschool at either the Maquan Elementary School in The cost of the breakfast is $3.
Hanson or the Conley Elementary School in Whitman. There A reservation is requested by
will be a brief presentation followed by a question and answer Feb. 1. To sign up call 781-
period. Registration packets and an opportunity to select a date 293-2683.
and time to register their child and schedule an appointment
for a screening will be available on line after the meeting.
Happy
Parents may also call their local school to set an appoint-
ment date to register their child and set up an appointment for New Year!
a screening. If you know of any parent of a child who will be
three years old on or before August 31, 2011, and is interested
in enrolling in the WHRSD Integrated Preschool, please make
them aware of the date and time of the meeting. "SFZPVSFBEZGPS
The screenings will take place at:
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Louise A. Conley School
781-618-7050 x 1351
March 4, 11 and 25
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Maquan School
781-618-7060 x 2351 587 Washington St., Whitman Center
March 4, 11 and 25
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their annual Pancake Breakfast held Divserity Month program. Drum
Thursday Jan. 27 on Sunday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m.-12 circle and a look at nations of West
Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m. p.m. The breakfast will be at Holy Africa.
hairdresser, 10 a.m. Cracker Barrel, Ghost Church Spellman Center. The
line dancing. cost of the Pancake Breakfast is $5 Hanson Senior Center Valentine’s
per person, but all Scouts in uniform Day Celebration. Monday, Feb.14.
Whitman Senior Center. 8 a.m. can eat for free. Tickets available at The Hanson Multi-Service Senior
Center will host a Valentine’s Day
Walk the Park, 9:30 a.m. Museum
of Fine Arts, Boston, 11:30 lunch,
12:30 p.m. fuel assistance by appt.,
Expres s A ca
H a n s o le n d a r f o r
n&
the door.
Soup, Soup, Souper Bowl. On
Feb. 6 the East Bridgewater
celebration. The day begins at 11
a.m. with a music program to set the
mood performed by the Swingin’
1 p.m. cribbage. e ve n t Whi t m a
Rockland-Hanson Rotary Club.
6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Olde
Commu nit y wcolrassess,, mcoeuertsiengs, n United Methodist Church in East
Bridgewater will be taking food
orders for the game. Why make
Singers. A luncheon featuring Beef
Bourguignon will take place at noon.
The cost of the meal is $2.50 and a
Hitching Post Restaurant in Hanson. k s, something to eat for the game? reservation is requested by Feb. 4. To
d a n c e sh op s, p l ay
Hanson Little League Registrations.
Hanson Little League will hold
Calend ar oppsoratnudnvoluntese,r We can do it for you and the gang.
Preorders only. Baked ziti and cheese
(feeds 8-10) cost $12, three cheese
sign up call 781-293-2683 ext. 4.
Free legal advice. Free legal advice
registration during basketball at i t ie s ! baked mac (feeds 8-10) for $12, your is available for seniors at the Hanson
Maquan, Indian Head and the Hanson choice of chicken corn chowder, Multi-Service Senior Center on
Middle School. Avoid the late fee by clam chowder, Portuguese Kale and Tuesday, Feb. 15 beginning at 11
registering before Jan. 31. chili $6 a quart or $3 a pint. Pick up a.m. Attorney Edward Conroy offers
a free 15-minute appointment. You
d a ll c a le n d a r i te ms time is 11:30 a.m. (right after the
church service) at 54 North Central must reserve an appointment time by
Friday Jan. 28 Se n
Tu e s d ay t o Street, East Bridgewater. For more calling 781-293-2683.
by n o o n o n information, call 508-378-2814
Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m.
re s s .c om .
Interviewing Techniques Course.
hairdresser. 9:30 a.m. card games, 10 @ c li p p e r p The Rise of Shoemaking. The Come practice interviewing with
a.m. cribbage, 1 p.m. bingo. e ve n t s e av ai la ble ba
d on a sp ac
sis.
Historical Society of Old Abington professional job coaches who help
s are publishe or Han so n ev
en ts .
will hold its next meeting on people perfect their interview skills
Hanson Library. 10-10:30 a.m. Ca le nda r item -c ommerci al Whi tm an everyday on Wednesday, Feb. 16
fo r non Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2:30 p.m. at the
Wee Readers for ages 0-3, drop in Preference is from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Whitman
Dyer Memorial Library, 28 Centre
with caregiver, for stories, fingerplay Public Library. Call the library or
Avenue, in Abington. A program
and song. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Craft- stop by to register, space is limited.
entitled “The Rise of Shoemaking in
a-story for ages 3-7, Alpha Tales:
Brockton and on the South Shore”
read alphabet stories and make a Resume Writing with Gary Gekow.
will be presented by Gerald Beals of Join professional employment
corresponding craft. Call 781-292- Walmart and Woods in Plymouth 10 please call the library at 781-447- the Brockton Historical Society. The specialist, Gary Gekow, on Thursday,
2151, X 106 to register. a.m. line dancing at Legion, 11:30 7613; 6:30-7:30 p.m., Historical public is welcome to attend. For more Feb. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., for a
Whitman Senior Center. 8:30 a.m. a.m. lunch, computer class, 1 p.m. Room, Strong Women and Literature information call 781-878-8480.
knitting/crocheting, bowling. Book Club. Open to all, This month’s presentation and workshop on resume
food shopping, 9 a.m. manicurist, writing. This is a great opportunity
selection is “Daughter of Fortune” by Overdrive Workshop. Get the details
11 a.m. Five Guys Burger, Hanson Food Pantry. 10:30 a.m.- to take advantage of a professional
Isabel Allende.    on using Overdrive at the Whitman
Randolph,11:30 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. 12 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist evaluation of your resume at no
Public Library on Feb. 8 from 2-3:15
Bingo. Church, Main Street. charge. Critique and rehab your
Strong Women and Literature p.m. Overdrive is the library’s digital
Book Club. 6:30-7:30 p.m. The download service for e-books and resume before you need to send it
Meat Raffle. 7:30 p.m., Friday
Whitman Public Library will have an audiobooks. The workshop will out!
at Robinson Street in Hanson.
Sponsored by the Hanson American Wednesday Feb. 2 empowering discussion of fiction and cover all aspects of using Overdrive- Whitman-Hanson Education
Legion 226. non-fiction. This group is open to all. -from downloading the software, to
Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m. This month’s selection is “Daughter Foundation Spelling Bee. March 31.
getting the books onto your computer, Performing Arts Center at Whitman-
Groundhog Day breakfast, Council of Fortune,” by Isabel Allende. e-reader, or iPod. Feel free to bring Hanson Regional High School.
meeting, 9:30 a.m. card games, 10 Contact a librarian to get a copy.
Saturday Jan. 29 a.m. poker, 1:30 exercise with Cindie
your own e-reader and/or laptop
to follow along or ask questions.
For further information call Laura
($5). Rockland-Hanson Rotary Club. Kemmett at 781-294-1261 or e-mail
Panther Day at Rockland Rink. 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Olde Contact the library to register for this info@wheducationfoundation.org.
Members of the Whitman-Hanson Groundhog Day celebration. The Hitching Post Restaurant in Hanson. workshop.
Hockey Boosters invite you to Hanson Multi-Service Senior Center
Panther Day at the Rockland Rink at Let’s Get Messy. 1-1:45 p.m., Feb.
7:30 pm. Every child who wears his
will host a Groundhog Day Breakfast
9, North School, Abington. Make Ongoing Events
WHK hockey jersey and brings five
beginning at 9 a.m. Enjoy a delicious
breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage,
Friday Feb. 4 a mess with paint, playdough, glue Hanson Library On the Go.
or more canned goods or dry goods, and more. Limited to 12 children. Book delivery library service to the
home fries, assorted muffins, juice Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m.
will be admitted free and receive a Register by calling the North River homebound. For more information,
and coffee and wish the winter away hairdresser. 9:30 a.m. card games, 10
free gift from the Panthers. Proceeds Collaborative Family Network at call Donald at 781-293-2151 x101.
with Punxsutawney Phil. The cost of a.m. cribbage, 1 p.m. bingo.
benefit the Hanson and Whitman 781-681-9736, Monday-Thursday, 9
the breakfast is $3. A reservation is
food pantries. Whitman Senior Center. 8:30 a.m. a.m.-1 p.m. Hanson COA Day Care. This is
requested by Feb. 1. To sign up call
781-293-2683. food shopping, 10 a.m. Book talk, for elders who need some activity
Preschool Information Night. and companionship. This is a non-
Conley School’s Annual Night of 11 a.m. Mama Mia’s Restaurant
Laughs. Saturday, Jan. 29 at the February 10, 6:30 p.m. Whitman- medical program that runs five days
Whitman Senior Center. 8 a.m. I Carver, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m.
Whitman VFW. Doors open at 7 p.m., Hanson Regional High School a week with a hot lunch served daily.
Twin River Casino, 10 a.m. chair Bingo.
show starts at 8 p.m. Advance tickets Performing Arts Center. For more information, call Diane
yoga, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. Bingo
are $20 ($25 at the door) and include at Harvard Court, Mah-Jongg, 1:15 Job Seekers Networking Group. McCarey at 781-293-2683.
dinner and desserts by Fasano’s
Catering. Featured comedians include
p.m. BP Stetson Terrace, 6 p.m. Upcoming events The free monthly job seekers Hanson Senior Center Exercise
Scrapbooking, networking group offers a supportive
Ira Proctor, Bethany Van Delft and EJ Pot Luck Supper. The First Classes. Don’t forget all the fitness
environment for people to share ideas programs available at the Hanson
Murphy. Raffles, door prizes, games, Whitman-Hanson Kiwanis Club. Congregation Church will host a and thoughts about the job search.
and cash bar available. Tickets on Meets on Wednesday, 6:15 p.m. at loaf and ladle pot luck supper on Multi-Service Senior Center. Tai Chi
This group will meet on Feb. 10 from with Mike takes place on Mondays at
sale at Duval’s Pharmacy, Whitman, the Hitching Post Restaurant. For Saturday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. Cost of 6-7 p.m. 1 p.m. There is a $5 fee. Exercise
or call 781 447-2448. more information, call Mike at 781- admittance will be to bring one item
447-6501. such as a soup, chowder, stew, bread Democrats to Hold Caucus in Class with Cindie takes place on
Whitman Wellness Center Music or muffins. In lieu of bringing food Hanson. Registered democrats in Wednesdays. There is also a $5
Night. Local musicians will perform Hanson Tri-Town Lions. Meet for admittance, the cost will be a $5 fee. Line Dancing takes place on
Hanson will be holding a caucus at
from 7-9 p.m., 7 Marble St., the first Wednesday of the month donation. Games and activities to Thursdays at 1 p.m. and this is free
the Hanson Town Hall on Saturday,
Whitman. at 7 p.m. in the community room at follow. This event is sure to be an activity.
Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. to elect four
Meetinghouse Lane. For information, enjoyable evening for all. Bring a delegates and three alternates to the
call Tom Powers at 781-293-9008. friend. For more information, contact Whitman Hanson Public Health
2011 Massachusetts Democratic
Monday Jan. 31 New members are always welcome. April Ruffini at  781-293-7997 Convention.
Clinic. Blood pressure screening,
blood sugar testing, nutrition
Hanson Library. 9:15-10 a.m. Souper Bowl Sunday. Join the Beginners Sushi Class at WPL. counseling, immunizations, TB
Yoga stories, ages 3+, registration
required.
Thursday Feb. 3 friendly competition among the Come over to the library and learn skin test (fee), Tuesday, 2-4 p.m.,
churches of the Cranberry Council how to roll authentic sushi rolls at Thursday, 2-4 p.m., except on the
Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m. as the First Congregational Church Beginners Sushi Class on Feb. 12 fourth Tuesday of the month, there is
Hanson Senior Center. 10 a.m. hairdresser, 9:30 a.m. card games, an evening clinic with hours 7-9 p.m.
chorus rehearsal, 1 p.m. Tai Chi raises money and collects food items from 1-3 p.m.
10 a.m. Cracker Barrel, line dancing, for the three local food pantries – Whitman Town Hall, South Avenue.
and knitting group, 5 p.m. potluck blood pressure at MHL. The History of Soul. Sun., Feb. 13. For more information, call 781-681-
supper. Pembroke, Hanson and Halifax/
Plympton. Last year the church At Hanover Mall, part of Hanson 1013.
Whitman Senior Center. 8 a.m. Children’s Museum’s Divserity
Whitman Senior Center. 9 a.m. Walk the Park, 9 a.m. Wayside Inn raised $6,511 and collected 2,463
food items. The Souper Bowl started Month program. Gospel choir Whitman Library-To-Go. Free
around town, 10 a.m. Wii bowling, in Sudbury, 11:30 lunch, 1 p.m. delivery service to homebound
11 a.m.-1 p.m. blood pressure, 11:30 in 1990 with a group of young people performance, artwork and story time.
cribbage. Family activities. Whitman residents, regardless of
a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. bingo. who wanted to celebrate more than
Whitman Library. 6-7:30 p.m. a football game by raising up this age. Those with temporary health
Beginners knitting class. Diane prayer: “Lord, as we enjoy the Super
The Asian American Influence. restrictions are also eligible. Inform
Sun., Feb. 20. At Hanover Mall, part the staff of your favorite subjects
Tuesday Feb. 1 Sullivan is an experienced knitter
who will provide knitting instructions
Bowl football game, help us to be
mindful of those without even a bowl
of Hanson Children’s Museum’s and they will choose materials for
Hanson Senior Center. 9 a.m. nails Divserity Month program. Lion you.   This service makes deliveries
divided into four simple lessons that of soup to eat.” All donations must
by Julie, 9:30 a.m. card games, 10 dancers, kite demo, story telling, and pickups on Wednesday for
any beginner can follow. Bring a be made on Souper Bowl Sunday
a.m. beginnerís bridge, p.m. bowling karate demos. registered participants. To sign up or
skein of knitting yarn and size 8 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
at the Hanson Athletic Association. or 10 knitting needles. For ideas for more information, call Barbara
The West African Connection. Bryant at 781-447-7613.
of inexpensive places to purchase Scout Pancake Breakfast. The Cub
Whitman Senior Center. 8 a.m. Walk Sun., Feb. 27. At Hanover Mall, part
supplies, or to register for the class, Scouts of Pack 22 Whitman would
the park, 9 a.m. hairdresser, art class, of Hanson Children’s Museum’s
like to invite you and your family to
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Scouts host spaghetti supper

Robert
and Erin
Coulter
pose for
a photo
with sons
Patrick
(left),
a Boy
Scout,
and Conor
(right), a
Cub Scout
during
Pack 22’s
Spaghetti
Dinner.

Jacob Sarafian helps himself to bread and butter during the


Maximilian Newman, 3, enjoys a spaghetti supper Scouts’ dinner on Sunday.
with Cub Scout Pack 22 Sunday night.

Kylah Wiencko enjoys an M&M cookie as


part of the dessert trays donated by Panera’s
Bread.

Danny and Samantha and their mother Tracey Kenn are all smiles
at the spaghetti supper.

Photos by Stephanie Spyropoulos


Jack O’Brien and daughter Sophie, a Whitman-Hanson Ellen Achin was very
Regional High School student, get a plate full of pasta busy serving the Scouts
and meatballs at the event held at the Cardinal Spellman all a heap of spaghetti.
Center on Sunday.

Abigail
Newman,
7, takes
a neater
approach to
her meatballs
and sauce
while her
baby brother
John Paul, 22
months uses
his hands
to clean his
plate. Cub Scout Jack Allen waits his turn to add sauce to his pasta.
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Getting to know you
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opinion page to
editor@whitmanexpress.com.
his coming summer, God willing, Herself and I will
THE DEADLINE for all be celebrating 42 years of wedded bliss. I was obvi-
letters & commentaries ously a child groom and it was an arranged mar-
is Tuesday at noon. riage as my dear departed mother truly believed I needed adult
supervision. That small detail aside, while driving into Boston
this morning I was thinking about the process of getting to
Info on Plymouth County Charter Study––––––– know another person and the phenomena of becoming comfort-

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able in a relationship as opposed to just becoming habitual.
he Plymouth County Charter Study port. Commission members agreed to create a Over the years we’ve had our ups and downs as everyone
Commission met Thursday in Plym- Web site to share study updates with county
has and we’ve learned to adapt to the other person’s peculiari-
outh. The Commission was elected residents. Sub-committees will be formed to
in the November state election to study Plym- research and present information about other ties. I’ve come to accept dealing with the biggest crisis in mar-
outh County government and propose either counties’ forms of government and the option riage, to wit: Herself mangles the toothpaste
changes to the form of county government, no to abolish county government. The next meet- tube! It has taken over four decades, but I have
changes, or abolishment of county government. ing will be held on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in Brockton learned to deal with it.
Most other counties have had study commis- City Hall starting with a public hearing with an Herself and I were among the last of an era
sions that resulted in one of these outcomes. A opportunity for public comment. when cohabitation prior to or in lieu of mar-
sub-committee, co-chaired by Carl Harris and Anthony O’Brien riage was not as common, nor as accepted as
Robert Wisgirda, is researching other charter Chairman Plymouth County BY EMERY MADDOCKS it is now. Had we experienced domestic life
study commissions and presented an initial re- Commissioner
together before marriage, toothpaste man-
gling may have become a deal breaker, although we might
Plymouth County Commissioners reorganize–––
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have worked it out with therapy and well facilitated Pre-Cana
conferences. Nonetheless, as daring
he Plymouth County Commission- Directors for the Plymouth County Correction-
pioneers we entered into the adven-
GETTING REAL
ers met Thursday night in Plymouth al Facility. 4H Cooperative Extension Director
for their regular meeting and to ap- Deborah Swanson is retiring this month and she ture of married life and moved off to Alaska with the Army so
prove payroll. The meeting was the first meet- and Extension Chairman John Burnett present- we had to learn coping skills on our own. The heartbreak of her
ing for Commissioner Sandra Wright, who was ed a Fiscal Year 2012 budget with significant toothpaste tube mangling habit was just a curse I had to learn
elected in the November state election. The savings. The next commissioners meeting is on to bear.
Commissioners re-elected Anthony O’Brien Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Plymouth office. Fair is fair, so I will confess to one minor fault that Herself
as chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Anthony O’Brien has had to learn to adapt to. The girl has been spreading the
re-appointed O’Brien to the Board of Trustees Chairman Plymouth County
base canard that I, her otherwise near perfect spouse, snore
for the 4H Cooperative Extension and appoint- Commissioner
ed Commissioner John Riordan to the Board of a bit. She has spread the slander that I, in fact, make more
noise than an out of tune Husqvarna chain saw. She has even
persuaded old Army friends to testify that in the field I was a
Two Whitman firefighters attend leadership security risk making noises that mimicked a 15 KW genera-
tor and was a risk to operational security. My bachelor friends
training in Arizona –––––––––––––––––––––
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would sell their souls for the hot, homemade pasta dinners she
he International Association of Fire was “One Union, Many Challenges.” Rich stat- shamelessly hosted. I have logically explained to Herself that
Fighters held a Leadership Sum- ed the one challenge that resonated throughout all these years it was not me, but a series of loving pets that
mit in Phoenix, AZ this past week. the week was the increasing demand for service coincidentally had nasal conditions making all the noise.
President of Whitman Fire Fighters Local 1769 from fire and emergency service departments Life is funny. Over the years you can learn to live with the
Rich MacKinnon Jr. and Treasurer Jay Mahon- coupled with limited or reduced staffing. This
habits and peculiarities of people you like and love. Families
ey traveled to participate in the summit. Over challenge is particularly difficult in Whitman as
the three-day summit, they attended classes, we continue to see increasing demand for ser- are like that. It’s not always pretty, it’s surely not always quiet,
lectures, and round table discussions on issues vice, particularly emergency medical services. but it sure is real and it sure is comforting when things work
currently being confronted within the Fire Ser- The number of simultaneous calls and increas- out. As we watch our boys mature with their spouses and fami-
vice and how to best approach and solve them. ing levels of patient acuity constantly strain our lies, we mostly enjoy observing the adaptation process. With
MacKinnon stated, “It was a great opportunity system. The issues we face in Whitman are cer- luck, 40 years from now these two young couples will have
to network and meet other union leaders and tainly not unique. Fire and emergency services nothing more to complain about than the heartbreak of tooth-
discuss the issues we are all experiencing.” across the country have been decimated by bud- paste tube mangling or “the cat” snoring like a chainsaw at the
One issue that stuck out most with MacKin- get short-falls. The town of Whitman has been
foot of the bed. Such is life.
non is the severe understaffing of the Whitman fortunate to maintain services but more chal-
Fire Rescue Department. Currently, they have lenges lie ahead. We look forward to working
5 members working on a shift. “I talked with with Chief Grenno and community leaders to
several other locals that were similar in popula-
tion and call volume to Whitman and they had
meet the demands of our residents and provide
the best possible emergency services we can.
Send us your letters!
an average of 11-13 members working a shift,” Both members looked forward to apply- The Hanson and Whitman Express welcomes all
MacKinnon said. One advantage over other fire ing what they learned at the Leadership Sum-
views. Preference will be given to letters from Han-
son or Whitman residents or local topics. Thank
departments MacKinnon noted “is the good mit into good use as they work to protect their you letters will be accepted if concise. Anonymous
working relationship the union has with both members’ safety and benefits. letters or letters published in other publications
will not be considered.
our chief and Board of Selectmen; many other Rich MacKinnon Jr. E-mail: editor@hansonexpress.com, editor@
locals lack that.” Whitman firefighter Local 1769 whitmanexpress.com
Jay Mahoney said the theme of this summit Mail: P.O. Box 60, Hanson, MA 02341

Q U E S T I O N O F T H E W E E K By Kristy Kennedy

Where would you go on a winter getaway to escape the cold weather?

Jess Govoni Kelsey Murray Nick Pagan Elsa Puter Meg Mahoney
Independence Avenue, Hanson Whitman Street, Hanson Constitution Way, Hanson Harvard Street, Whitman Pleasant Street, Whitman
“I’d like to take my team on a trip “Hawaii!” “Probably New Zealand.” “South Africa most likely.” “I want to go to Canada. I don’t
to Fiji.” really mind the cold, plus lacrosse
is the official sport there.”
Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Express – Your Hometown Newspaper! 11

Playground to get face-lift Line dancing on Tuesdays


Chris Kindelan, a professional dancer and choreographer,
will teach a low-impact class for seniors of light exercise,
continued from page one
cepted the challege and began and with some help, Kindy
stretching and line dancing set to an enjoyable mix on Tuesdays
Kindy has hoped to earn making his plans. believes his project will take at 10 a.m. at the American Legion. Classes are open to both men
Eagle Scout rank since he was Kindy’s project will in- about a month to complete. and women. Casual clothing and footwear is recommended.
a Tiger Scout, and this is his clude the construction of a “Weather permitting, I will Cost is $3 per class.
motivation to get a head start puppet theater, a new bulletin begin my project as soon as
on his project. board and a storage shed. possible,” Kindy said.
“I know a lot of kids who Before he could begin
working, Kindy had to pres-
Kindy’s Eagle Scout proj-
ect is only one of the require-
Gentle chair yoga
waited until they were 17 to
ent his plans to the School ments he needs to complete in Enjoy gentle chair yoga on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the
start their Eagle Scout project,
Whitman senior center. Release, restore and recharge your mind
and they had to rush to com- Committee for approval of order to achieve Eagle Scout
and body with gentle movements and mindful breathing. The
plete it before their next birth- the project, which he did last rank. Kindy has completed seated group exercise will be led to the sound of soothing mu-
day,” Kindy said. “I wanted to Wednesday. Kindy also needs most of his requirements with sic. No previous yoga experience is required. The cost is $3 per
start early so that, later on, I to receive approval from the only a few left. His remaining class.
can be there to help my troop troop committee and the Boy requirements include about
instead of trying to advance Scout Old Colony Council. three more merit badges and
myself.” Although he has yet to a Board of Review, which will
take place after he has com-
“I wanted to start early, so that later on I can be there to pleted all of his requirements.
help my troop instead of trying to advance myself.”
–– Tyler Kindy
One requirement that Kin-
dy is currently working on is
Mail Box Cleanout!
decide how he will fundraise
holding a position of leader-
ship in his troop. Kindy is the 781-826-1118
Kindy was presented the assistant senior patrol leader
idea for his Eagle Scout proj- for his project, Kindy has es- for his troop, and he hopes that American Lawn Care
ect by his mother, who works timated the cost to be between the initiative he is taking with
as a preschool aid at Maquan $1,000 and $1,500 because of his Eagle Scout project will
Elementary School. She ex- the lumber required to build show that he has the leader-
plained to her son that the pre- the storage shed. ship skills necessary to be pro- Farm, Landscape & Pet Supplies
school playground had been Kindy plans to complete moted to senior patrol leader. hay - straw - sawdust - shavings
condemned due to its poor his Eagle Scout project on Kindy said he intends to - bark mulch - leaf compost
condition and suggested that weekends to avoid interrupt- continue an active involve- - crushed stone
he renovate it. Kindy, believ- ing school activities during the ment in his troop even after he What you’ll find when you
ing it was a worthy cause, ac- week. Once he gets started, achieves Eagle Scout rank. visit our store:
Horse Supplies,

Mass notification system being updated Dog & Cat Supplies,


Smaller Animal supplies,
Bird Feeders & Houses,
Lawn & Garden -
Whitman Fire / Rescue and activated on the notification message when the system is Fertilizer & Grass Seed.
Whitman Emergency Man- system are asked to call 781– activated. The Town of Whit-
agement Agency are working 447–7682 where they will be man is not responsible for ad-
to implement a mass notifica- required to leave the following ditional charges to your phone
tion system for the residents of information: or devices for receiving mes-
Bridgewater 1000 Plymouth Street, Rte. 104,
Farm Supply Co., Inc. Bridgewater, MA
Whitman. This system will be Name, Address, Device sages.
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used during an emergency in- to be notified on such as: cell
cident where the incident com- phone with phone number
mander feels residents need to and service provider, e-mail
be notified of important infor- with current e-mail address,
mation. Areas of information pager with pager number, my
would include: Emergency Blackberry with blackberry team.
shelter operations during user account (example: user@ my
storms or other events, major sprintblackberry.com) or sim- hospital. SM

incidents with road closures ply your e-mail address and


and major or severe weather Android phones same as cell
notification to name a few. phone requirement.
“During the last few This system is a work in
storms, we had no way to no- progress and will not be oper-
tify residents without power of ations for a few weeks, Resi-
emergency shelters. This will dents are requested to provide
help us notify those in need their information as soon as
of emergency services,” Chief possible so activation of the
Tim Grenno said. program is seamless.
Residents wishing to be You will receive a test

2011 annual town census Dr. Brigid McCue, Laborist, Jordan Hospital
Dr. Terry Marino, Maternal/Fetal Medicine Specialist, Tufts Medical Center

Town Clerk Pam Martin has announced that the annual town
census has been mailed to each residence during the first week
of January. They must be returned within 10 days. Failure to “Our team specializes in reducing the
comply shall result in removal from the active voting list. All stress of EVERY pregnancy and birth.”
information on this census form shall be as of January 1, 2011.
Compliance with this state law provides proof of residence, AT JORDAN HOSPITAL’S BIRTHPLACE, experienced obstetrical and high-risk
protects voting rights, veteran’s benefits, housing for the elderly, specialists come together to help make things easier on everyone. Our clinical affiliation
social security benefits and Whitman’s share of state aid as de- with Tufts Medical Center means expectant moms can deliver close to home with the
termined by population of the town. team they trust—while having access to some of the region’s best-regarded specialists
Drop-off boxes are located at Duval’s Pharmacy, Johnnie’s for high-risk births and pregnancies. If more advanced obstetric facilities are needed,
Foodmaster, Stop & Shop, senior citizen center, and Harvard moms can deliver at Tufts Medical Center and their newborns can transfer to the
Court, Stetson Terrace and Pine Circle community rooms. Pick- BirthPlace when they are able. More options mean less stress for you, your baby, and
ups will be made daily from these locations. Any resident who
your whole family.To schedule a tour of Jordan Hospital’s BirthPlace and private
does not receive a census form, or anyone in need of assistance
rooms, call 508.830.2230.
is asked to call the town clerk’s office at 781-618-9710.

Telephone reassurance available


Telephone reassurance calls are available to Whitman se-
niors. If you would like a phone call and conversation from the
senior center office on weekday mornings, contact Jean McDon-
ald at the center at 781-447-7619. 275 SANDWICH ST., PLYMOUTH, MA 508.830.2230 WWW.JORDANHOSPITAL.ORG/BIRTHPLACE

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School district faces another Overdrive Workshop at library


Come get the details on using Overdrive at the Whitman

difficult budget season


Public Library on Feb. 8 from 2-3:15 p.m. Overdrive is the li-
brary’s digital download service for e-books and audiobooks.
The workshop will cover all aspects of using Overdrive –– from
downloading the software, to getting the books onto your com-
continued from page one IN OTHER BUSINESS puter, e-reader, or iPod. Feel free to bring your own e-reader
She said the projected bud- • Ryan Morgan’s face may not be new to the district, but his posi- and/or laptop to follow along or ask questions. Contact the li-
get includes figures for step in- tion as the assistant principal at Indian Head School is new to him. brary to register for this workshop.
Morgan was made the assistant principal of Indian Head on Jan. 3;
creases for teachers. prior to that he was the interim assistant principal since the fall.
“You have to have the
money as salary contingency • The School Committee approved Tyler Kindy’s Eagle Scout project The Rise of Shoemaking
in the budget, otherwise you to renovate the Maquan School playground. The Historical Society of Old Abington will hold its next
would be bargaining in bad * The district’s Chinese New Year celebration is set to take place at meeting on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2:30 p.m. at the Dyer Memorial Li-
faith,” she said. the high school on Thursday, Feb. 3 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. brary, 28 Centre Avenue, in Abington. A program entitled “The
The district has been Rise of Shoemaking in Brockton and on the South Shore” will
warned that they could face * The Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation adult spelling bee be presented by Gerald Beals of the Brockton Historical Society.
up to a 15 percent increase on has been rescheduled until March 31. The public is welcome to attend. For more information call 781-
transportation. * Superintendant Ruth Gilbert-Whitner presented her goals for the
878-8480.
They have attempted to school year to the School Committee, who will be evaluating her at
go out to bid with Abington, the end of the year.
which will request 40 buses.
* The board accepted a new wellness policy.
Next year’s health insur-
ance is expected to increase 11 * The Feb. 9 School Committee meeting will be held at the Whitman
Mike’s House of Pizza
percent. Middle School where a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new com-
This year, there are three puter lab, won from a grant, will take place. 781.293.3591 7INNEROF
teacher’s salaries being paid * The annual Panther Prowl has been set to take place on Saturday, 0IZZASs0ASTASs3ALADS OF
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Despite the high school
Whitman-Hanson Regional High School Facilities Director Ernie
Sandland presented the School Committee with a report on the only being five years old, there
different school buildings conditions last week. Photo by Meaghan Glassett is still a concern about icicles
forming on the roof. Sandland
The Indian Head School said the solution for this issue
School Facilities Director is still facing an ongoing issue would be to install heat tape.
Ernie Sandland updated the of roof tiles (or slates) falling Sandland said another BEFORE AFTER
School Committee on the con- off. project the facilities had was
ditions of the schools. “This is not just a cosmetic to assist the town of Whitman
Does your
At the Maquan School, problems; there are leaks in the with closing the Park Avenue fireplace need a
Sandland and his crew are main corridor,” Sandland said. School.
working to repair the main Sandland expressed “My job is a lot easier be-
facelift?
valve. In order to do so, the en- his concern for making the cause of the corporation with 1127 Main Street
tire system must be shut down
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the desperate need for repair.
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Open burning permits


Open burning of brush and forestry debris will be allowed
from Jan.15 to May 1 under the following conditions:
Burning must be conducted at least 75 feet from a structure.
Burning must be carried out between 10 a.m. and 4 p. m. Burn-
ing will only be allowed during periods of good atmospheric
ventilation, without causing a nuisance. Burning of brush and
trees from commercial land clearing operations is prohibited.
Burning of grass, hay, leaves, stumps and tires are prohibited.
New burning permits must be obtained in person at the fire
station. If you were issued a written burning permit last year,
you need only call the fire department non-emergency phone
number on the day you intend to burn. There is no charge for
burning permits. Non-Emergency numbers: 781-447-7626 and
781-447-7677.

Job Seekers networking group


The free monthly job seekers networking group offers a sup-
portive environment for people to share ideas and thoughts about
the job search. This group will meet on Feb. 10 from 6-7 p.m.
The group is open to both the currently employed and those
seeking employment. This month’s topic is “Managing financ-
es during a job transition” and Heather Martin from Sovereign
Bank will be presenting useful tips and ideas on how to take
the stress out of not having a regular paycheck. No registration
Assessor Kathleen Keefe created a comparison chart for surrounding towns’ tax rates. required.

Whitman taxes are less


than surrounding towns REAL ESTATE • INSURANCE
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split tax rate are really putting cost to run the town. If we cut “If everything stayed the Check with us on Insurance Renewals
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Serving Hanson Since 1960.
Salvucci said. services.” es went up, then the tax rate
The residential levy per- Keefe said when the tax would stay down, but as the
centage in Whitman is 90.13 bills were sent out in January value of houses go down; the
percent.
After a recommendation
from the Board of Assessors,
she had a flood of people come
into the office with questions.
“Many times, they don’t
town has to figure out how
much they need to make up
the difference to operate.”
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“The tax rate depends on what it will cost to run the
town. If we cut corners we would have to cut services.”
–– Kathleen Keefe

“We need to set a climate creased, but the increases are


for businesses to come to Whit- minimal when divided quar-
man,” Salvucci said. “Com- terly.”
mercial properties of less than Keefe said once she ex-
10 percent are too small to tax plains the process to residents,
at a higher rate.” they are happy to have learned
Salvucci said he can un- the process.
derstand the towns that have Keefe said it is about
more commercial and industry the formula. The formula is
going for the split rate. that Whitman needs a certain
“Why would we put the amount of dollars to run the
pressure on 10 percent when town and the tax rate is a plug-
we would risk chasing the
businesses out of town,” Sal-
vucci said.
He said West Bridgewa-
ter has a residential levy per-
cent at 57.52 percent. In West
Bridgewater the residential tax
rate is $14.60 per $1,000, but
the commercial rate is $23.74
Seamstress
per $1,000 and the industrial is on premises
$23.74 per $1,000. Dry Cleaning and
Keefe said the average ho- Alterations
meowner doesn’t look at the 270 Main Street
tax rate but rather what their s)NDIAN(EAD0LAZAs(ANSON
bill is on a yearly basis. 781-294-0588
“The tax bill will never go HOURS: MON.-THURS. 7AM-7PM
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High school survey


Whitman-Hanson Regional High School is beginning a year-
long self-study process. The purpose of this process is to help
W-H determine its strengths and areas for improvement.
W-H is very interested in what residents think of the school.
Please select the appropriate survey link below and follow the
Send School news & Photos
to whroster@hansonexpress.com
instructions to complete the online survey. Parent Survey Page:
whrsd.org/page.cfm?p=3243; Professional Staff Survey: whrsd.
the Deadline is Monday at noon. org/page.cfm?p=3242 and Student Survey Page: whrsd.org/page.
cfm?p=3242.

Making smart choices at Whitman-Hanson High School


R
ecently, a former felt unsafe at school or on their on the students if the conversa- not with their parents.
student contacted way to and from school. tions don’t continue at home. As technology makes the
me to let me know Principally • Nineteen-point-nine per- I know most teenagers to world smaller, our kids have
of the death of her classmate, cent students reported being pull away from their parents as more access than ever to dan-
a student I had known when
Speaking bullied on school property. they get older and enter high gerous situations where qual-
I was an assistant principal These are real statistics school. One-word answers are ity decision-making is cru-
some years ago. Reading her And they are downright scary. often the first line of defense cial. By working together as a
e-mail brought back a flood of ily member. The solution begins with edu- for these children when some- team, we can help the students
memories from similar situ- • Nearly half, 44 percent of cation and conversation, at one tries to talk to them about at W-H enjoy their high school
ations I had American young people have school and at home. uncomfortable subjects. years safely.
encountered tried cigarettes by 12th grade, Without fail, when I dis- Don’t let them get away It is our responsibility as a
in my time and 20 percent of 12th graders cuss the consequences of bad with that. Continue to ask community to make sure that
working with are current smokers. decision-making with parents questions about where they our students make “choices”
students. • From 2008-2009, the or friends –– from minor is- are going, who they hang out which allow them to reach
It’s often illicit drug use rate among sues to life-altering tragedies with, what’s on their Facebook their potential. So, strike up
By Jeff Szymaniak the same story. youth 12-17 increased from –– parents and friends always page. Kids today face many of a conversation with your child
Principal
A young per- 9.3 percent to 10 percent after repeat the same things: “He/ the same pressures that we had today. Make the time; let them
W-H High School
son – usually six years of decline. she is/was a great kid” or “Why growing up, but there are also know you care. Let’s stop hav-
a great kid – makes one bad • In 2008, an estimated did this have to happen?” They new challenges. Social media ing “what-if” conversations
choice that negatively impacts 20.1 million Americans ages often express regret about the has made it common for stu- tomorrow, by having difficult
their life or the lives of others. 12 or older were current illicit events leading up to the situ- dents to share their most secre- conversations today.
In far too many of these situ- drug users. ation, saying: “I had no idea tive issues with the world, but
• The high levels of past

Lunch Menus
ations, the consequences are this was going on,” or “I wish
life-altering, or life-ending. year dependence or abuse in he/she would have asked for/
It’s not an easy topic, or 2008 for specific drugs were talked to me about help.”
an easy discussion to have, for marijuana (4.2million), One of my roles as princi-
but this e-mail reminded me pain relievers (1.7 million) pal of Whitman-Hanson Re- Week of January 31
how important it is to force the and cocaine (1.4 million). gional High School is making
discussion in hopes that it will • In 2008, an estimated sure that we have not only rig-
All schools
help our students make better 12.4 percent of persons ages or in our academics, but also a Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich, vegetable soup, potato puffs, carrot
choices. 12 or older drove under the in- focus on building life skills. and celery sticks, dipping sauce, chilled fruit.
With this issue in mind, fluence of alcohol at least once As a school district, we Tuesday: Rotini and meatballs, garlic bread, tossed salad, fresh apple,
I decided that my article this during the past year. The rate are making an active effort to chilled fruit and milk.
month would talk about how was highest among persons educate our students as to the Wednesday: Beef tacos, lettuce, tomato and grated cheese, corn bread,
we can work together as par- 21-25 (26.1 percent). dangers of bad decision-mak- peas, chilled applesauce and milk.
ents, guardians and school of- • In 2008, 11,773 people ing. I’m committed to work-
ficials to prevent more of these were killed in alcohol-impaired ing with our students and stu-
Thursday: Early release

needless tragedies. driving crashes, accounting for dent groups to help promote Friday: Cheese pizza, tossed salad, celery sticks with dipping sauce,
I would like to share with nearly one third (32 percent) positive choice-making while
chilled fruit and milk.
you some information and of all traffic-related deaths in showing them the impact of School lunch pricing for 2010-2011 is: Elementary schools, $1.75,
statistics from the Students the United States. making the wrong decision. middle schools, $2 and high school, $2.25. Call the office if you have
Against Destructive Deci- • In 2009, 5,474 people During the fall, the student any questions about how to apply for the free or reduced lunch program
sions, the National Highway were killed in motor vehicle body saw a presentation from
at 781-618-7431 or 7477, or e-mail deborah.seger@whrsd.org
Traffic and Safety Administra- crashes that were reported to the Massachusetts Aggression
tion and the Center for Disease have involved distracted driv- Reduction Center discussing
Control. ing. the effects of bullying. In De- COMPUTER DIAGNOSTICS
• During the past month, • Of those killed in crashes cember we hosted Rachel’s
26.4 percent of underage per-
sons (12-20) used alcohol,
related to distracted driving,
18percent of fatalities involved
reports of cell phone use as a
Challenge and asked our stu-
dents to step up and make a
Banner’s Automotive Service
and binge drinking among the difference in someone’s life.
same age group was 17.4 per- distraction. This spring, the student group
cent. • In 2009, an estimated Students Against Destructive
COMPLETE SERVICE FOR AUTOS & TRUCKS!
• Alcohol use remains ex- 24,000 people were injured in Decisions, in conjunction with
tremely widespread among to- crashes involving cell phones local law enforcement, will 712 Monponsett St., Hanson
day’s teenagers. Nearly three as a distraction. present a program focusing on
quarters of students (72 per- • The under-20 group had the dangers of distracted driv- Phone: 781-293-2355 Fax: 781-293-3558
cent) have consumed alcohol the greatest proportion of dis- ing, not wearing seatbelts and
(more than a few sips) by the tracted drivers. Of all drivers driving while impaired. The
end of high school, and more younger than 20 involved in keynote speaker at this event
than a third (37 percent) have fatal crashes, 16 percent were will be a person who was in- Friday Saturday
done so by eighth grade. reported to have been distract- carcerated for driving while Itchy Bean
• In 2008, 56.2 percent of ed while driving. intoxicated. Dick & Jane
current underage drinkers (12- • Motor vehicle crashes Another student organiza-
20) reported that their last use remain the leading cause of tion, PROTECT, is working
of alcohol occurred in some- death for 15- 20-year-olds. with the District Attorney’s
one else’s home. 29.6 percent • Fifty-six percent of the office to sponsor a White Rib-
reported that it occurred in fatal crashes involving young bon Day to alert our students
their own home. drivers occurred on rural road- to the dangers of dating and
• Among underage drink- ways. domestic violence. We are
ers, 30.8 percent paid for the • Speeding was a contribut- also setting a date for the se-
alcohol the last time they ing factor in all fatal crashes. nior class to see the presenta-
drank–– including 8.3 percent • In 2007, 64 percent of tion “choices,” about a young
who purchased the alcohol young drivers in passenger ve-
hicles involved in fatal crashes
man who made a poor choice Every Wednesday: Kids Eat FREE! *
themselves and 22.3 percent with alcohol and froze to death
who gave money to someone who had been drinking were in New Hampshire.
Thursday: DJ / Karaoke
not wearing a seat belt. All of these programs will
else to purchase it. Among
those who did not pay for the • In 2009, 11.1 percent of deliver information to the
Friday: Dick & Jane
alcohol they drank, 37.4 per- youth grades 9-12 reported be- young people of Whitman and Saturday: Itchy Bean
cent got it from an unrelated ing in a physical fight. Hanson to help them make
person of legal age; 21.1 per- • Five percent of students better decisions while in high (Dine-in only * Restriction apply * discounts or special cannot be combined)
cent received it from a parent, did not go to school on one or school and beyond. These
more occasions because they
guardian or another adult fam- programs will have no effect .BJO4USFFU )BOTPOt
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At Your Planes, Train MUSINGS


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tell the truth about it.

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her mother listened to.
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Center console. Low hours, • Mark Twain in a letter to his
T-Top, 225 Yamaha 4-stroke, daughter: “Tomorrow night I
color fishfinder, GPS, live bait appear for the first time before a
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side airbags, alloy wheels, ABS, Pick-Up Truck For Sale double planked mahogany. Teak
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it, there will be a fish.” condition. $4,500 or best offer. Accomodations: four berths, • West Virginia has a lot of
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508-747-1235. of mountains that were so
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bye’ on closing day, and in-
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TOWN OF HANSON for the construction of a 16’ x THE to the benefit of the Service- court a complaint for author-
BOARD 32’ inground swimming pool COMMONWEALTH members Civil Relief ity to foreclose said mortgage
that does not meet setback re- Act. in the manner following: by
OF APPEALS quirements at 106 GRAY OF Wells Fargo Bank, NA entry and possession and ex-
LANE, MAP 83 LOT 3-16 MASSACHUSETTS claiming to be the holder of ercise of power of sale.
The HANSON BOARD
OF APPEALS will hold a
HANSON ASSESSORS LAND COURT a Mortgage covering real If you are entitled to the
MAP. Property is located in property in Whitman, num- benefits of the Servicemem-
public hearing on FEBRU- Residence AA zone.
DEPARTMENT OF bered 804 Auburn Street bers Civil Relief Act as
ARY 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm at THE TRIAL COURT given by Brian C. Brown amended and you object to
HANSON TOWN HALL un- HANSON and Julie M. Brown to Mort- such foreclosure you or your
der MGL Chapter 40 and BOARD OF APPEALS gage Electronic Registration attorney should file a written
Town of Hanson Zoning Robert Overholtzer,
(SEAL)
Systems, Inc., dated Novem- appearance and answer in
By-laws Sections VII.B., Chairman ber 23, 2004, and recorded said court at Boston on or be-
VII.C. and IX.B.2 ( a thru d) January 27 and Case No. 438761 with the Plymouth County fore FEBRUARY 28, 2011 or
on the application of DAN- February 3, 2011 To: Registry of Deeds at Book you may be forever barred
IEL AND ELIZABETH DO- Brian C. Brown; 29545, Page 117 and now from claiming that such fore-
HERTY, represented by Ste- 2H - Jan 27, Feb. 3, ‘11 Julie M. Brown held by the plaintiff by as- closure is invalid under said
ven Wry, Land Planning, Inc. signment has filed with said act.
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Witness, KARYN F. setts, owned by Robert F. MORTGAGEE'S
SCHEIER, Chief Justice of sanderson', A.P. Trufant, C.E. SALE
said Court on JANUARY 14, April 1910, and filed with
2011 Plymouth County Registry of OF REAL ESTATE
Deeds, Plan Book 1, Plan
Attest: 602. By virtue and in execution
DEBORAH J. For title see deed recorded of the Power of Sale con-
PATTERSON with the Plymouth County tained in a certain mortgage
RECORDER Registry of Deeds in Book given by Kevin Osborne to
201008-1266-YEL 31720, Page 118. Sovereign Bank, dated July
Where appliecable, the 28, 2006, and recorded with
1W-Jan. 27, ‘11 mortgagor(s) expressly re- the Plymouth County Regis-
serve my/our rights of Home- try of Deeds in Book 33103,
stead and do not wish to ter- Page 95, of which mortgage
minate my/our hometead by the undersigned is the present
MORTGAGEE'S holder, for breach of the con-
granting the within convey-
NOTICE OF SALE ance notwithstanding my/our ditions of said mortgage and
OF REAL ESTATE waiver of such homestead in for the purpose of foreclosing
Legal Legal paragraph 24 of the within the same will be sold at Pub-
By virtue and in execution
of the Power of Sale con-
Notices Notices mortgage.
For mortgagor's(s') title see
lic Auction at 9:00 AM on the
3rd day of February, 2011 at
tained in a certain Mortgage pursuant to M.G.L.Ch.183A, NOTICE OF deed recorded with Plymouth 58 Broad Street, Whitman,
given by Robert A. Raimondi, unpaid taxes, tax titles, water County Registry of Deeds in Massachusetts, all and singu-
bills, municipal liens and as-
MORTGAGEE'S lar the premises described in
Sr. to Mortgage Electronic Book 31720, Page 118.
Registration Systems, Inc., sessments, rights of tenants SALE These premises will be said mortgage, to wit:
dated December 31, 2007 and and parties in possession. OF REAL ESTATE sold and conveyed subject to That certain parcel of land
recorded with the Plymouth TERMS OF SALE: and with the benefit of all situated in WHITMAN, Ply-
County Registry of Deeds at A deposit of FIVE THOU- By virtue and in execution rights, rights of way, restric- mouth County, Massachu-
Book 35462, Page 229 of SAND DOLLARS AND 00 of the Power of Sale con- tions, easements, covenants, setts, bounded and described
which the Mortgage the un- CENTS ($5,000.00) in the tained in a certain mortgage liens or claims in the nature of as follows:
dersigned is the present form of a certified check or given by Jonathan A. Dey- liens, improvements, public Beginning on the junction
holder by assignment for bank treasurer's check will be oung to Wells Fargo Bank, assessments, any and all un- of Broad Street and Laurel
breach of the conditions of required to be delivered at or NA, dated October 26, 2009 paid taxes, tax titles, tax liens, Street, it being the southeast
said Mortgage and for the before the time the bid is of- and recorded with the Ply- water and sewer liens and any corner of the lot; thence run-
purpose of foreclosing same fered. The successful bidder mouth County Registry of other municipal assessments ning
will be sold at Public Auction will be required to execute a Deeds at Book 37878, Page or liens or existing encum- Northerly by Laurel Street,
at 10:00 AM on February 10, Foreclosure Sale Agreement 29, of which mortgage Wells brances of record which are in 55 feet, more or less, to a
2011 at 70 Pleasant Street, immediately after the close of Fargo Bank, NA is the present force and are applicable, hav- stake; thence
Unit 3, Whitman, MA, all and the bidding. The balance of holder, for breach of the con- ing priority over said mort- Westerly 76 feet, more or
singular the premises de- the purchase price shall be ditions of said mortgage and gage, whether or not refer- less, to land now or formerly
scribed in said Mortgage, to paid within thirty (30) days for the purpose of foreclosing, ence to such restrictions, of Bartholomew Robinson;
wit: from the sale date in the form the same will be sold at Pub- easements, improvements, thence running
Unit #3, in the 70 Pleasant of a certified check, bank lic Auction at 1:00 p.m. on liens or encumbrances is Southerly 55 feet, more or
Street Condominium situated treasurer's check or other February 16, 2011, on the made in the deed. less, in the easterly line of
at 70 Pleasant Street, Whit- check satisfactory to Mortga- mortgaged premises located TERMS OF SALE: land now or formerly of said
man, Massachusetts, a condo- gee's attorney. The Mortga- at 585 Temple Street, Whit- A deposit of Five Thou- Robinson to Broad Street and
minium established, pursuant gee reserves the right to bid at man, Plymouth County, Mas- sand ($5,000.00 ) Dollars by the southwest corner of the
to Massachusetts General the sale, to reject any and all sachusetts, all and singular certified or bank check will lot, as shown on the plan
Laws, Chapter 183A by Mas- bids, to continue the sale and the premises described in said be required to be paid by the hereinafter mentioned; and
ter Deed dated November 28, to amend the terms of the sale mortgage, purchaser at the time and thence running
2007, recorded with Plymouth by written or oral announce- TO WIT: place of sale. The balance is Easterly by said Broad
Deeds Book 35339 Page 167. ment made before or during The land in Whitman in the to be paid by certified or bank Street, 82.5 feet to the junc-
The Unit is shown on the the foreclosure sale. If the county of Plymouth and check at Harmon Law Of- tion of Laurel Street and
floor plans of the building re- sale is set aside for any rea- Cornmonwealth of Massachu- fices, P.C., 150 California Broad Street at the point of
corded simultaneously with son, the Purchaser at the sale setts, together with the build- Street, Newton, Massachu- beginning.
said Master Deed and on the shall be entitled only to a re- ings situated on the Northerly setts 02458, or by mail to Said Premises are shown as
copy of the portion of said turn of the deposit paid. The side of Temple Street and P.O. Box 610389, Newton Lot 1 and a portion of Lot 2
plans attached to the unit purchaser shall have no fur- bounded and described as fol- Highlands, Massachusetts as shown on a plan entitled
deed, to which is affixed a ther recourse against the lows Beginning with the 02461-0389, within thirty “Plan of Land of the George
verified statement in the form Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or Northerly side line of said (30) days from the date of Lynn Estate, November 10,
required by Section 9 of said the Mortgagee's attorney. Temple Street, at the south- sale. Deed will be provided 1902, by Charles W. Row-
Chapter 183A. The description of the prem- west corner of the lot, said to purchaser for recording land, C.E.,” recorded with the
Said Unit is conveyed to- ises contained in said mort- corner being distant 61.99 upon receipt in full of the pur- Plymouth County Registry of
gether with an undivided 19.7 gage shall control in the event feet, Southerly 72 degrees chase price. The description Deeds in Plan Book 2, Page
percent interest in the Com- of an error in this publication. East from the corner of Beal of the premises contained in 241.
mon Elements described in TIME WILL BE OF THE Avenue; and running North- said mortgage shall control in Said Premises are known
the Master Deed. ESSENCE. erly 3 degrees 15' East 135.59 the event of an error in this and numbered as 58 Broad
Said Unit is conveyed to- Other terms if any, to be feet by Lot No. 3 on the plan publication. Street.
gether with, subject to, and announced at the sale. hereinafter mentioned, thence Other terms, if any, to be For Mortgagor's title see
with the benefit of the provi- Southerly 86 degrees 45' East announced at the sale. deed recorded with said Reg-
sions of said Chapter 183A, OneWest Bank, FSB. 78.13 feet by Lot No. 4 on istry in Book 33103, Page
the Master Deed, Condomin- Present Holder of said said plan; thence Southerly 11 WELLS FARGO 092.
ium Trust and the Unit Deed, Mortgage, degrees 59' West 151.72 feet BANK, In the event of any typo-
and all rights, easements and By Its Attorneys, by and of Nellie M. Chareth NA graphical errors in the publi-
agreements described therein. Orlans Moran PLLC to Temple Street; thence Present holder cation of this notice, the de-
Said Unit is also subject to P.O. Box 962169 Northerly 72 degrees 11' West of said mortgage scription in the Mortgage
any easements restrictions, Boston, MA 02196 56.99 feet in the Northerly shall control.
and agreements of record, in- Phone: (617) 502-4100 side line of said Temple By its Said premises shall also be
sofar as any of the same are in Street to the point of begin- Attorneys, sold subject to and/or with the
force and applicable. 3W-Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, ‘11 ning. All courses of the year benefit of any and all other re-
For title see deed in Ply- 1910. HARMON LAW strictions, easements, im-
mouth Deeds Book 35339, Being the great portion of OFFICES, P.C. provements, covenants, out-
Page 205. Lot No. 2 and a small portion 150 California Street standing tax titles, municipal
The premises are to be sold of Lot No. 1 on 'Plan of Newton, MA 02458 or other public taxes, assess-
subject to and with the benefit House Lots, Loring Tract, (617) 558-0500 ments, liens or claims in the
of all easements, restrictions, Temple Street and Beal Ave- 201008-1459 - YEL nature of liens, attachments
building and zoning laws, nue, Whitman, Massachu- and existing encumbrances of
liens, attorneys fees and costs 3W Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, ‘11 record created prior to the
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Notices Notices Notices
Mortgage, if any there be, in- terms if any, to be announced the northerly line of Lot No.
sofar as in force and applica- at the sale. GMAC Mortgage, 12, a distance of 123.15 feet
ble. LLC, Present Holder of said to the point of beginning.
Said premises will also be Mortgage, By Its Attorneys, For Mortgagor's title see,
sold subject to all leases and Orlans Moran PLLC, P.O. deed dated May 26 2006 to be
tenancies having priority over Box 962169, Boston, MA recorded herewith.
said Mortgage, to tenancies or 02196, Phone: (617) For mortgagor's(s') title see
rights of parties in possession 502-4100 (618.5390 deed recorded with Plymouth
now or at the time of said /Welch)(01-13-11, 01-20-11, County Registry of Deeds in
auction which are subject to 01-27-11)(263544) Book 32745, Page 237.
said Mortgage, to rights or These premises will be
claims in personal property 3W-Jan. 13, 20, 27, ‘11 sold and conveyed subject to
installed by tenants or former and with the benefit of all
tenants now located on the rights, rights of way, restric-
premises, and to laws and or- tions, easements, covenants,
dinances including, but not liens or claims in the nature of
limited to, all building and liens, improvements, public
zoning laws and ordinances. assessments, any and all un-
Terms of sale: Legal Legal paid taxes, tax titles, tax liens,
The highest bidder in the
sale of the premises shall de- Notices Notices NOTICE OF
water and sewer liens and any
other municipal assessments
posit a bank treasurer's check, or liens or existing encum-
or certified check in the
Lauren A. Solar, Esq. westerly line of said Lot No. MORTGAGEE'S
Bartlett Hackett 150, 100 feet to said Temple brances of record which are in
amount of Five Thousand Feinberg P.C.
SALE OF force and are applicable, hav-
Street at the southwest corner
Dollars ($5,000) at the time 155 Federal Street, of said Lot No. 150; and REAL ESTATE ing priority over said mort-
and place of the sale of the 9th Floor gage, whether or not refer-
premises as a non-refundable Thence Westerly by said
Boston, MA 02110 Temple Street 95 feet to the By virtue and in execution ence to such restrictions,
earnest money deposit to- easements, improvements,
wards the purchase price to be point of beginning. For title of the Power of Sale con-
3W-Jan. 13, 20, 27, ‘11 see deed from Ralph W. Fitz- tained in a certain mortgage liens or encumbrances is
held at the option of the Mort- made in the deed.
gagee as liquidated damages patrick to Courtney Pond given by Mark D. Stoddard to
dated August 9, 2004 re- Mortgage Electronic Registra- TERMS OF SALE:
for any default by the suc- A deposit of Five Thou-
cessful bidder. The balance corded with Plymouth County tion Systems, Inc., dated May
Registry of Deeds on August 26, 2006 and recorded with sand ($5,000.00 ) Dollars by
of the purchase price shall be certified or bank check will
paid upon delivery of the 10, 2004 in Book 28838, Page the Plymouth County Regis-
43. Deed from Courtney Pond try of Deeds at Book 32745, be required to be paid by the
deed within thirty (30) days purchaser at the time and
of the date of the public auc- to Courtney M. Pond and Page 239, of which mortgage
tion. The successful bidder
MORTGAGEE’S Johnny W. Welch, Jr. re- Wells Fargo Bank, NA is the place of sale. The balance is
to be paid by certified or bank
shall be required to sign a NOTICE OF SALE corded immediately prior present holder, for breach of
check at Harmon Law Of-
Memorandum of Sale at the OF REAL ESTATE hereto. The premises are to be the conditions of said mort-
sold subject to and with the gage and for the purpose of fices, P.C., 150 California
public auction containing the By virtue and in execution Street, Newton, Massachu-
terms herein and any addi- benefit of all easements, re- foreclosing, the same will be
of the Power of Sale con- sold at Public Auction at 5:00 setts 02458, or by mail to
tional terms set forth in the strictions, building and zoning
tained in a certain Mortgage p.m. on February 16, 2011, on P.O. Box 610389, Newton
Memorandum of Sale or an- laws, unpaid taxes, tax titles,
given by Johnny W. Welch, the mortgaged premises lo- Highlands, Massachusetts
nounced at the public auction. water bills, municipal liens
Jr. and Courtney M. Pond to cated at 774 Bedford Street, 02461-0389, within thirty
In the event that the suc- and assessments, rights of
Mortgage Electronic Registra- Whitman, Plymouth County, (30) days from the date of
cessful bidder at the public tenants and parties in posses-
tion Systems, Inc., dated De- Massachusetts, all and singu- sale. Deed will be provided
auction fails to perform in the sion. TERMS OF SALE: A
cember 20, 2007 and recorded lar the premises described in to purchaser for recording
time specified to purchase the deposit of FIVE THOU-
with the Plymouth County said mortgage, upon receipt in full of the pur-
premises, the Mortgagee re- SAND DOLLARS AND 00
Registry of Deeds at Book TO WIT: chase price. The description
serves the right, at its sole CENTS ($5,000.00) in the
35437, Page 306 of which the That certain parcel of land of the premises contained in
election, to sell the premises form of a certified check or
Mortgage the undersigned is together with the buildings said mortgage shall control in
by foreclosure deed to the bank treasurer’s check will be
the present holder by assign- thereon situated in Whitman, the event of an error in this
other qualified bidders, in de- required to be delivered at or
ment for breach of the condi- Plymouth County, Massachu- publication.
scending order beginning before the time the bid is of-
tions of said Mortgage and for setts on the Westerly side of Other terms, if any, to be
with the next highest bidder, fered. The successful bidder
the purpose of foreclosing Bedford Street, comprised of announced at the sale.
provided that in each case the will be required to execute a
same will be sold at Public Lot No.13 and the southerly
next highest bidder delivers to Foreclosure Sale Agreement
Auction at 11:00 AM on Feb- half of Lot No. 14 as shown WELLS FARGO
Mortgagee the amount of the immediately after the close of
ruary 3, 2011 at 957 Temple on Plan entitled 'Plan of Land BANK, NA
required deposit within three the bidding. The balance of
Street, Whitman, MA, all and situated in Whitman, Mass., Present holder of
(3) business days after written the purchase price shall be
singular the premises de- belonging to portus B. Han- said mortgage
notice of the default of the paid within thirty (30) days
scribed in said Mortgage, to cock, surveyed by J.C. Tor- By its Attorneys,
previous highest bidder and from the sale date in the form
wit: The land, with the build- rey, Whitman Mass.' filed
promptly executes a Memo- of a certified check, bank
ings thereon, situated in Whit- with Plymouth Deeds at Plan HARMON
randum of Sale providing for treasurer’s check or other
man, Plymouth County, Mas- Book 2, Page 237, the said LAW
performance within thirty check satisfactory to Mortga-
sachusetts, on the Northerly parcels being bounded and OFFICES, P.C.
(30) days of execution. Mort- gee’s attorney. The Mortga-
side of Temple Street, being described as follows: 150 California Street
gagee also reserves the right, gee reserves the right to bid at
Lots Nos. 125 and 126 on Beginning in the westerly Newton, MA 02458
at its sole election, to assume the sale, to reject any and all
"Plan of House Lots at Whit- line of said Bedford Street at (617) 558-0500
the bid of any defaulting or bids, to continue the sale and
man Line Park, the northeast corner of Lot 201008-1304 - YEL
declining bidder. The Mort- to amend the terms of the sale
Brockton-Whitman, Mass., No. 12 on said Plan;
gagee reserves the right to by written or oral announce-
February 1910" recorded with Thence running Northerly 3W-Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, ‘11
postpone this sale to a later ment made before or during
Plymouth Deeds in Plan Book in the westerly line of said
date by public proclamation at the foreclosure sale. If the
1, Page 536. Said lots are to- Bedford Street, 90.25 feet,
the time and date appointed sale is set aside for any rea-
gether bounded and described more or less to the land of
for the sale and to further son, the Purchaser at the sale
as follows: Beginning at the Helen L. Teahan.
postpone any adjourned sale shall be entitled only to a re-
intersection of Temple Street Thence running Westerly
date by public proclamation at turn of the deposit paid. The
and Porter Street. Thence in the southerly line of land of
the time and date appointed purchaser shall have no fur-
Northerly in the easterly line Teahan, 124.50 feet to the
for the adjourned sale date. ther recourse against the
of said Porter Street 100.6 easterly line of Lot No. 5, as
Other terms to be an- Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or
feet to the southwest corner of shown on said Plan.
nounced at sale. the Mortgagee’s attorney.
Lot No. 124 on said plan; Thence running Southerly
The description of the prem-
Thence Easterly in the south- by the easterly lines of Lots
Massachusetts Housing ises contained in said mort-
erly line of said Lot No. 124, No. 5 and 6, 90.00 feet to the
Finance Agency, gage shall control in the event
83.5 feet to the northwest cor- northwesterly corner Lot No.
of an error in this
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22 The Express – Your Hometown Newspaper! Thursday, January 27, 2011

Where art thou,


Chris Benoit?
T
his Sunday, I’ll be going to the WWE Royal
Rumble at the TD Garden. The last time the
Royal Rumble was in Boston back in 2003, the
best match in the history of the Rumble ­— and possibly
of all time ­— took place, but it will likely never be seen
again. It was a WWE championship match between Kurt
Angle and Chris Benoit.
It will be four years this June since Benoit murdered
his wife and son then killed himself over a three-day span.
In those four years, Benoit and his
20-plus year wrestling career have
The Tale of
been erased more completely than I
the Tape
would have thought possible in this
day and age. All video of his matches
have been removed from WWE On
Demand and no footage of him has
appeared in any WWE videos or vid-
eo games since his death. No photos
Junior guard MacKenzie Hatfield lays in a basket in the second quarter against New Bedford. Hatfield
of Benoit exist on WWE sites, and
finished with 11 points, but the Panthers only managed 16 total by halftime to New Bedford’s 41.
while his name still appears on their

Offensive woes
list of champions, WrestleMania XX
By Dave Palana
where he won the championship is no
longer for sale. The effect has been so
all-encompassing, even saying his name just doesn’t feel

plague Panthers
right — it’s as though he was a real life Lord Voldemort.
I don’t blame anyone for trying to erase him; I’m not
even halfway through this column and I already don’t want
to mention him again. But it has always made me uneasy
for several reasons. First, if you delete the man then you
delete the crimes, and that is not fair to his wife and son.
Second, it’s not fair to the hundreds if not thousands of
Girls basketball drops pair to Quincy, New Bedford
wrestlers whose work is now mothballed because they had By Dave Palana, Sports Editor MacKenzie Hatfield and Mary But the team managed only
the unfortunate luck of stepping in the ring with someone dave@hansonexpress.com Rose Griffin combined for two points in the second, al-
who turned out to be a murderer. As good as that match When you are struggling to 15 points in the third quarter. lowing the Presidents to take
between Angle and Benoit was, I don’t know if I could find consistency on offensive, Head coach Jim Daley said he a 19-16 lead into halftime and
playing an undefeated team hoped by using his entire ros- never look back.
ever watch it again, but other people are making up my among the best on Southeast- ter in the loss, the team came “[That second quarter]
mind for me. The same goes for the people who worked ern Mass. never helps. away with a learning experi- was one of the worst quarters
with Benoit for 22 years, many of whom had some of their One day after dropping ence. we’ve played all year,” Daly
career-defining moments in the ring with him — it’s their a back and forth game to the “Our goal was to win a pe- said. “We’re struggling to
life’s work too that is being erased. Quincy Presidents, the Whit- riod,” Daly said. “We didn’t re- score the basketball at inop-
The third reason is because of the initial backlash man-Hanson girls basketball ally do that in the first half, but portune times. We played bet-
team suffered a double-digit we played better in the third ter as the game went on, but it
against the wrestling industry following the Benoits’ loss to 13-0 New Bedford at and fourth quarters. We knew was too little, too late.”
deaths, many people still like to pin the blame on years the high school on Tuesday. it was going to be a challenge, Senior Kaley Mientkie-
of steroid and drug abuse. Benoit received illegal steroids, The Panthers trailed 24-4 but we worked hard against wicz led the Panthers in scor-
but the toxicology on his body showed nothing in his sys- after one quarter and were a good team. The young kids ing with 13 points while fresh-
tem contributed to his actions, and even the average CSI down 41-16 at the half as they played well, and there were a man guard Marina Kelly added
fan could tell you that you don’t ’roid rage for three min- struggled to find shots and de- lot of positives overall.” nine.
fend against New Bedford’s The game against Quincy The Panthers will host
utes let alone three days. However, the post-mortem brain speed and height. started out better for the Pan- Middleboro at the high school
scans showed that the 40-year-old Benoit had a brain simi- The Panthers played bet- thers, who jumped out to a on Friday.
lar to an 85-year-old Alzheimer’s patient and compared ter in the second half, when 14-6 lead after one quarter.
similarly to football players Andre Waters and Terry Long,
both of whom committed suicide after concussion-riddled
NLF careers.
Whatever happened to make Chris Benoit snap, no
Barn burner in Bridgewater
one will ever know. But the fact of the matter is that Chris
Benoit destroyed his own brain with years of taking chair
Girls hockey team storms back to beat Barnstable
shots, diving head-first into barricades and performing his
By Dave Palana, Sports Editor game-winner for WHP off enough for the offense to come
trademark diving headbutt off the top rope and off the top dave@hansonexpress.com assists from Alex Davis and to life.
of steel cages. How much it contributed to his actions will With a tough week ahead Kristy Kennedy. Davis had “Kelly Travers played a
be speculation forever, but it’s hard to believe that demen- of them, the Whitman-Hanson/ tied the game off an assist from great game in goal making
tia didn’t play a role at all given that level of damage. Pembroke girls hockey team Kennedy, who scored WHP’s some key saves,” Coulter said.
It is for this reason above all we can’t erase Chris did whatever it took to come first goal to start their come- “Ali Macleod had a great game
Benoit. Painting him as a ’roid-raging psychopath is just out of the Bridgewater Ice Are- back. on defense as did Tricia Stacy,
na with a win on Saturday. “Being down two goals, Jess Govoni, Madeline Rear-
too easy and ignores the darker truth. His death and those Down 2-0 in the third pe- the girls showed a tremendous don.”
of his wife and son represent the sad climax of the unfortu- riod, the team scored three amount of control and poise,” The team needed a cush-
nate marriage of high-impact, violent athletic careers and head coach Joe Coulter said. ion with a challenging week
lack of respect for head injuries. If we try to hide him or girls Hockey “All three lines played great.” starting with games against
not take his injuries as seriously as those of football play-
WHP 3 Barnstable took a 1-0 lead third-ranked Duxbury and sec-
Barnstable 2
ers because he took steroids and wore spandex, then we in the second period and added ond-ranked Fontbonne Acad-
a goal in the third before WHP emy on back-to-back nights
still don’t give the proper respect to what happened to his straight goals in the final frame got on the scoreboard. on Wednesday and Thursday
family. to beat the Red Raiders 3-2 and Coulter praised the effort before they meet a Sandwich
improve to two games over of captain Kelly Travers in net team that owns a 4-3 over WHP
The Tale of the Tape is a weekly column by Sports Editor Dave Palana. .500. and the WHP defense keep- on Saturday night in Bourne.
He can be reached by e-mail at dave@hansonexpress.com. Jackie Sullivan got the ing the team in the game long
Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Express – Your Hometown Newspaper! 23

Panthers get burned


Green Dragons cool off red hot hockey team
By Dave Palana, Sports Editor our kids. Duxbury was  faster riod.
dave@hansonexpress.com
and stronger in all facets of the Tom Leonard made 28
The Panthers were on a roll game, but this was an excel- saves in net for the Pan-
going into The Bog on Satur- lent barometer for our team as thers, who were out-shot by
day for their non-league game we are still fairly young. I like the Dragons 33-21, but they
with the Duxbury Dragons, how we responded physically played better as the game went
which head coach Rich Man- after being pushed around a on, Manning said.
ning said would be a measur- bit in the first.” “We had some chances
ing stick for his young team. The Dragons scored with down 3-1 to get closer and
boys Hockey three minutes left in the first that was a good sign,” he said.
Whitman-Hanson 1 period after controlling most “We're going to see more teams
Duxbury 5 of the frame and got a break- similar to  Duxbury down the
away off the opening faceoff stretch and, hopefully in post
Unfortunately for the Pan- to make it 2-0. Duxbury added season, so we can fall back on
thers, the Dragons showed their third goal five minutes this game as a learning experi-
them they still have a way to later. ence.”
go by beating Whitman-Han- Chris Boussy gave the The Panthers now return
son 5-1 to snap the Panthers’ Panthers some life with his to Patriot League action and
two-game winning streak. seventh goal of the season on look to sweep the season se-
“We scheduled this game the power play, but the Drag- ries with the Silver Lake Lak-
to try and get some balance in ons regained their three-goal ers and Quincy Presidents on
our schedule and to see where lead 55 seconds later to go Wednesday and Saturday be-
we stood as a team and pro- into the third period up 4-1 fore trying to avenge a loss to
gram,” Manning said. “It was and added an insurance goal the Pembroke Titans on Feb.
a great test and opportunity for midway through the final pe- 2.

Slim defeat ends track streak


Hingham takes league championship as Panthers Duxbury grabs a puck during a face-off with against Chris Mulrey

drop close meet to Harbormen at Reggie Lewis in the Panther end during Saturday's loss for Whitman-Hanson.
Photo by Jim Tarbox

By Dave Palana, Sports Editor

Red Raider rout


dave@hansonexpress.com

For the first time since


2003, Whitman-Hanson
won’t be hoisting a league
championship banner for in-
Wrestlers dominate North Quincy for
door track. second league win of the season
The Hingham Harbor-
men edged the Panthers by By Dave Palana, Sports Editor Alex Perry (119), Mike
dave@hansonexpress.com Garrett (130), Chance Mo-
the slimmest of margins, 51-
The Whitman-Hanson rocco (135), Colin Mc-
49, at the Reggie Lewis Cen- wrestling team continued Sweeney (140), Jeff Bech-
ter on Tuesday night to break their hot streak on Jan. 19 en (145), Derek Cavender
the Panthers’ stranglehold on with a 55-0 win over the (152), Pat Johnson (171)
league titles. North Quincy Red Raiders and Tom Condon (heavy-
Hingham sealed their at North Quincy. weight) also earned victo-
victory in the second-to-last Head coach Shawn ries in the meet.
event of the meet, when their Kain shuffled the lineups The Panthers improved
4x200 team squeaked past the for the meet, and juniors to 2-0 in the Patriot League
Panthers’ quartet by about one Kyle Kane and Kyle Mee- and 8-2 on the season with
foot. han notched victories at 189 the win.
“I am proud of our pro- and 215 pounds in their first
varsity matches.
gram having won 15 of the
last 17 championships, but we
came up a little short tonight,”
head coach Kevin Black said. Luke Laubacher runs a leg at the Division II State Relays on
“Unlike the Patriots and their Saturday. Laubacher, along with Anthony Iannone, Paul Kennedy
fans, the boys’ track team will and Brendan Moran won the 4x400 against Hingham on Tuesday.
Another nail biter
make no excuses. We lost a Hoffman’s jumper pulls Panthers past
we had to,” Black said. “Point- the high jump with a 5-foot,
close meet to Hingham and Trojans in final seconds
zero-three seconds was all that seven-inch leap.
take our hats off to them.”
separated victory from defeat. The 4 x 400 team of with three seconds to play
As close as the final score By Dave Palana, Sports Editor
It was closer than a blink of an Laubacher, Paul Kennedy, dave@hansonexpress.com
gave the Panthers their sixth
was, the races on the track
eye. If you paid for a ticket, Moran and Iannone won eas- It was a four point game win of the season, 45-43 over
were even closer. Hingham’s
you got your money's worth.” ily to wrap up the meet. the first time the Panthers met the Trojans at Bridgewater-
Jack Stone won the 55-meter
The Panthers got big per- “All said, I am very proud the Bridgewater-Raynham Raynham High School.
dash by three-hundredths of
formances from Jordan Max- of this team and my assistant, Trojans this season. It was Hoffman finished the
a second over Panther Justin
well and Anthony Iannone, [Jeff] Andrews,” Black said. a two-point game the sec- game with 13 points, tied with
Blight’s career best time. The
who came in first and second “This group has improved ond time around, and thanks sophomore Dondre James
Harbormen came in first in the
in the 55-meter hurdles, as so much over the course of to Cory Gibbons and Miles who added 12 rebounds for a
600 meters by one hundredth
well as wins from Dom Cac- the season. We have laid the Hoffman, another win for double-double. Gibbons add-
of a second and the shot put
ciatore in the 300 meters, ground work for a good team Whitman-Hanson. ed eight points for the Pan-
by four inches.
Brendan Moran in the 1,000 in the spring, and we will Trailing by three, Gibbons thers, who return to league
“In a meet where every
and Blight in the long jump. see how far we can take that drained a 3-pointer with 38 play Friday at Middleboro.
point was important, we just
Panther Steve Crogan also team.” seconds left to tie the game,
could not beat Hingham when
picked up a big third place in and Hoffman’s elbow jumper
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Record relays
Girls medley and long jump
teams break school records
By Dave Palana, Sports Editor lapped the field in the mile for
dave@hansonexpress.com
the decisive Whitman-Hanson
It was a slow build for the win.
Whitman-Hanson girls track  “This was one of the best
team at the Division II State races I have seen a team of
Relays on Saturday, but they Whitman-Hanson athletes run
finished with a bang. in my 14 years of coaching,”
Gianna Cacciatore, Mel Driscoll said. “These girls
Collins, Abby Baker and Ra- are on a different planet, and

Justin time
chel Baker shattered the 12- the scary part is they are just
year-old school record in the scratching the surface and ev-
distance medley relay while ery one of them was mad be-
Collins, Nicole Galewski and cause they thought they could
Dani Spivack set a new school run faster. The sky is the limit
mark in the long jump to help for this group.”
the team finish sixth at the Over at the pit, Galewski’s
Reggie Lewis Center. leap of 15 feet 6.25 inches was
“This was a great showing good enough for third place
for the girls, our best in about overall in the long jump, while
eight years,” head coach Mike Collins (14’7”) and Spivack
Driscoll said.  “This team is (14’5) took 13th and 14th re-
a blast to coach and has so spectively to give the Panthers
many young athletes. They a three-quarter inch edge over
amaze me every day.” Dartmouth for second place
The distance medley team and a new school record.
was less than a second shy of “The girls had a long day
breaking the Division II re- of waiting around for their
cord in addition to the school event and made the most of
mark. Gianna Cacciatore gave it,” Driscoll said. “They are
the Panthers the lead off the great long jumpers and are re-
starting pistol by running the ally starting to come into form
Justin Blight stays 1,200 meters in less than four down the stretch. They are all
undefeated in the long minutes before handing off to sophomores as well, so who
Collins, who ran the 400 in 65 knows what they can do down
jump , but boys track seconds to give the Panthers a the road.”
loses to Hingham. 20-meter cushion for the final The Lady Panthers now
two legs. have a few weeks to get ready
Page 23. Abby Baker didn’t need for the All-Patriot League
the cushion as she dominated meet on Feb. 11 and the D-II
the 800 meters and handed off championship meet the next
to her sister with a near 150- weekend at the Reggie Lewis
meter lead. Rachel Baker then Center.

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