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Abington Mariner
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Year 2008
Registry is no longer mailing out renewal reminders for license expirations
Abington budget, town meeting and election news
Click on links at bottom of page for last months, last years  and prior news
Compost Site/CRT Center opens Saturday, August 8th then every other Saturday through Nov. 28th 9am-2pm
2008 Abington Annual Report
News -  Town Manager Weekly Updates
Things to do
this summer in Boston
Abington 2009
Summer Concert
schedule
Budget/
Override
News
Estimated Real
Estate Tax
Impact of Town
Meeting budget
and $1.7 million
override
06/30/2009 Abington Public Library offering children's programs
Things to do this
summer in Mass.
07/01/2009 Tri-Town turns down money, says too many strings attached
07/02/2009 Lightning strikes ignite two Abington house fires
07/02/2009 Abington mom, 35, heard ‘big bang’ when lightning struck her home
07/02/2009 Lightning strike photos from Enterprise
07/03/2009 Despite cutbacks in schedule, people still visiting Abington library
07/03/2009 Tri-Town, LNR reach deal on funding Weymouth air base operations
07/04/2009 Worker burned in Abington condo kitchen fire
07/05/2009 Lyme disease info in Abington
07/05/2009 Byron takes over at Oliver Ames
07/07/2009 Abington library receives $10,000 donation
07/07/2009 Byron takes reins at Oliver Ames
07/07/2009 Daylily sale to benefit local groups - Saturday, July 18th, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
07/07/2009 Police Log - June 21 - June 27,2009
07/07/2009 Police Log - June 28 - July 5, 2009
07/07/2009 Pro Override
07/07/2009 Con Override
07/07/2009 Abington Community Band - Rehearsal Monday, July 13th 7-9 pm at Paul K. Smith Room AHS
07/07/2009 Abington Community Band - Concert Wednesday, July 15th 7pm at Nisby Bandstand
07/08/2009 Pro Override Update
07/08/2009 Abington man charged with assault; victim critical
07/09/2009 Tick talk in Abington
07/09/2009 Abington man in critical condition after attack over aggressive dog
07/10/2009 Weekly Update from the Town Manager for week ending July 11, 2009
07/10/2009 Road Runners aren't slowing down in Abington
07/10/2009 Abington, Rockland golf courses weathering storms
07/10/2009 Police presented with veterans’ flag
07/10/2009 ‘I just love the guy,’ Abington man says of friend now in a coma after Monday attack
07/10/2009 Abington implements single-stream recycling program
07/10/2009 Serino tapped for FEMA post
07/11/2009 Employment Workshop at Library - July 20th, 21st & 28th = Registration starts Monday, July 13th
07/11/2009 Ledger's Around Town
07/12/2009 Friends of wounded Abington man set up charity fund for family
07/12/2009 Two groups form before Abington votes on override
Abington American Legion Schedule
Daylily sale to benefit local groups - Saturday, July 18th  10am-3pm
Abington Concert Series - 1st Concert - Wednesday, July 15th at 7pm
Abington Concert Series - 2nd Concert - Sunday, July 19th at 6pm
Abington Community Band Rehearsal Monday, July 13th at 7pm
Community Band open to anyone who wants to play some music
Library offers Employment Workshop - Registration begins July 13th  
Library Closed for Unpaid Staff Furlough, Friday, July 17th
07/12/2009 Around Abington this week
07/12/2009 Rainy days wreak havoc on American Legion Post pitching rotations
07/13/2009 Abington business owner told to clean up trash
07/13/2009 Abington man beaten in dispute over a dog dies
07/13/2009 Prosecutors awaiting autopsy results before deciding the next step in the death of Abington man
07/14/2009 Friends recall Abington man, 48, as ‘one of a kind’
07/15/2009 Abington selectmen don’t support $1.7 million override
07/15/2009 Con override news release
07/15/2009 Wife vows to 'Be Brian Cherry Strong'
07/15/2009 Abington man held on $50K after beating death
07/16/2009 Quiet zone sought in Abington for commuter rail
07/17/2009 Old Glory travels from Afghanistan to Abington
07/17/2009 Brockton area cities and towns offer foot-tapping music at free community concerts
07/17/2009 Championship Baseball Banquet - Saturday, August 8th at KofC
07/17/2009 Sewer Commission discusses 40% increase in sewer rates at May 5, 2009 meeting-see minutes
07/17/2009 Hundreds of mourners lament loss of Abington father, 48
07/18/2009 Pro Override news release
07/19/2009 Outpouring of grief for Abington man killed outside coffee shop
07/19/2009 Voters to decide tax increase in Abington
07/19/2009 Abington Concert Series - 2nd Concert - Today, Sunday, July 19th at 6pm - Southern Rail
07/20/2009 Police Log - July 06 - July 11,  2009
07/20/2009 Police Log - July 12 - July 18,  2009
07/21/2009 ACME GLASS washing cars for a good cause - Saturday, August 1st
07/21/2009 Taking sides on the Abington Proposition 2 1/2 override
07/21/2009 Proposition 2 1/2 override - Vote Saturday
07/21/2009 Professional Youth Worker Credential Program
07/21/2009 Abington Taxpayers Protection Group News Release
Override vote - Saturday, July 25th
Library offers Employment Workshop 3 - Monday, July 27th-   
07/21/2009 Around Abington this week
Abington Concert Series - 3rd Concert - Sunday, July 26th at 6pm - The Infractions
Boosters Comedy Night at KofC - Saturday, July 25th at 7pm
07/21/2009 Estimated tax increase without and with override
07/21/2009 Abington override votes through the years
07/22/2009 Open letter from Abington Taxpayers' Protection Group
07/22/2009 Override in the hands of Abington voters
07/23/2009 Abington sharply divided again by override proposal
07/23/2009 Abington resident recounts "strange" events while on cruise where alleged murder took place
07/23/2009 Library stargazing program Monday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m.
07/23/2009 Schools hoping for override approval
07/23/2009 Voters get say on $1.7m override
07/23/2009 Look who has come to dinner..
07/24/2009 ‘Dirty politics’ cried in Abington override battle
07/24/2009 Abington seniors receive unsolicited phone calls about override
07/25/2009 Abington man convicted of child rape
07/25/2009 Abington voters go to the polls today, Saturday, to decide override
07/26/2009 Congress to hammer out differences on bill that could accelerate SouthField development
07/26/2009 Abington and Rockland Lions Clubs are hosting a fund-raising motorcycle ride today
07/26/2009 Echoes of past tragedies
07/26/2009 Abington voters defeat override by significant margin
07/26/2009 Abington and Rockland Lions clubs join forces
07/26/2009 Abington has claimed the Section 2 Little League championship
07/26/2009 Golden Years calendar for week of July 26
07/26/2009 Coombs Memorial Foundation to host concerts, road race
07/28/2009 Abington clerk: Blackberries at polls was legal
07/28/2009 Abington firefighters seek manning plan
07/28/2009 Abington - Thursday at 4 p.m. in Beverly at Mass. State Tournament to determine Little League Champ
07/28/2009 Abington Boosters to host banquet Aug. 8
07/29/2009 School’s out at North School after failure of override in Abington
07/29/2009 Sewer rates going up in Abington
07/29/2009 Abington decides to stay in house and hired Chris Beatrice as its next boys hoop coach
07/29/2009 Library Closed for Unpaid Staff Furlough, Friday, July 31st
07/29/2009 Rejection of override in Abington means closing of North School, layoffs
07/30/2009 Abington fire chief addresses override impact
07/30/2009 Abington concerts will benefit Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation
ACME Glass car washing for Coombs Foundation, Saturday, August 1st
07/30/2009 Around Abington this week
Abington Concert Series - 5th Concert - Sunday, August 2nd at 6pm
Abington Concert - Coombs Foundation - Sunday, August 2nd at Noon
Library Closed for Unpaid Staff Furlough, Friday, July 31st
Little League State Tournament -  Thursday, July 30th 4p.m. thru August 2nd
Click here for calendar of other activities and meetings
07/30/2009 Little League State Tourney
Little League State Tournament -  Thursday, July 30th 4p.m. thru August 2nd - Brockton Enterprise
Little League State Tournament -  Thursday, July 30th 4p.m. thru August 2nd - Gloucester Daily Times
Little League State Tournament -  Thursday, July 30th 4p.m. thru August 2nd - Salem News
Little League State Tournament -  Thursday, July 30th 4p.m. thru August 2nd - Beverly Citizen
07/31/2009 Abington’s baseball teams flying high
07/31/2009 Abington’s ‘K’ Klub rides another strikeout performance to victory in the state Little League championships
07/31/2009 Abington’s extra effort drops Schwartz LL All-Stars
07/31/2009 Peabody West 6 beats Newton Central 4; plays Abington tonight at 7 p.m.
07/31/2009 Phenomenal! Abington Little Leaguers advance to state tournament's Final Four
07/31/2009 Sun Ray Lea Farm - visit them for vegetables and to check out the farm animals including llamas
07/31/2009 4th annual Jeff Coombs concert to be held Sunday in Abington
08/01/2009 Rainout gives Abington Little Leaguers day of much-needed rest