Kingston News


  • Kingston police log for Aug. 7-Aug. 13


    The following are excerpts from the Kingston police log for Sunday, Aug. 7, through Saturday, Aug. 13. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of lawSunday, Aug. 72:05 a.m.: A suspicious person was reported on Hilltop Avenue.11:02 a.m.: Soliciting was reported on Main Street.7:58 p.m.: A noise complaint was reported on Center Street.10:06 p.m.: A [...]
  • STATE HOUSE NEWS: Forecast points to smaller cranberry harvest in Massachusetts


    On the brink of the harvest season and amid concerns about the ongoing drought, Massachusetts cranberry growers have been told to expect a 5 percent dip compared to last year's crop.In late summer, sufficient water is "critical to ample fruit sizing," according to the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association, which said the sustained drought is growers' "greatest concern."
  • Drought seen affect southeastern Massachusetts cranberry harvest


    On the brink of the harvest season and amid concerns about the ongoing drought, Massachusetts cranberry growers have been told to expect a 5 percent dip compared to last year's crop.In late summer, sufficient water is "critical to ample fruit sizing," according to the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association, which said the sustained drought is growers' "greatest concern.""Growing berries need rain in order to develop in size," the association said  [...]
  • SCA Construction, of Pembroke cited over $200,000


    The company and its owner, Shane Adams, of Kingston, were cited $221,391.75 for failing to pay overtime to 91 employees and for misclassifying them as independent contractors. The citation includes restitution owed to those 91 employees.
  • Kingston Yacht Club holds 120th Regatta


    The 120th running of the Kingston Yacht Club Regatta took place on Aug. 20 off Gray’s Beach.A number of boats divided into classes sailed a triangular course in a stiff southeast breeze. This year's regatta coincided with the first Annual Kingston Waterfront Festival at Gray's Beach sponsored by the Kingston Business Association.Fleet Captain Mark Guidoboni ran the races from the KYC Committee Boat. Following a shoreside barbecue, Guidoboni and Commodore Kevin Hoxie [...]
  • Free concerts Thursdays near Plymouth Rock


    Aug. 25: Local #281 Big Band