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By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Those of us who live on the South Shore of Boston know that the Plymouth nuclear power plant is in our backyard. While the plant has given area residents much needed power, recent events in Japan have made nuclear safety a priority.  On Thursday, May 25, 2011, at the Thayer Academy Public Library...

By Jim Mushinsky
(Centsable Inspection)
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Home inspectors working in Braintree MA are required to perform a home inspection to the Massachusetts Home Inspector Standards of Practice.  A copy of the standard will be provided to the client by the home inspector.The MA Home Inspector Standards of Practice is written for the professional hom...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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After years of not having a full-day Kindergarten, the town of Braintree has approved a pilot full-day program starting this Fall.  The school system announced yesterday that there would be 40 spots for the program and that a lottery will be held for the spots.  The program, if successful, will b...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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In an effort to raise funds for the Braintree Community Youth Center, residents Tom and Janice Weitbrecht will be holding a fundraiser called "A Cookout in January to Save the Youth Center" from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, January 28, at Emerald Hall, 120 Bay State Drive.  The event will feature stea...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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The Braintree, MA planning board Tuesday night approved the demolition and renovation of the Sheraton Braintree. At the meeting, the developer unveiled plans for the $25 million development.  These include demolishing 140,000 square feet of the present hotel and then renovating the six-story sect...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Braintree will be having a Holiday Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 12, at town hall.  There will be Victorian carolers, local dance troupes, children’s activities, and free photos with Santa.  The event is sponsored by the Braintree Board of Trade event.  Also, the Rotary Club of...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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The Braintree Public School District announced that it has received a grant from the Blue Hills Community Health Alliance to start a "Let's Put Fit in Fitness" program. The money will purchase age-appropriate fitness equipment and healthy snacks for children in the Braintree public schools.  The ...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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The town of Braintree currently has no full-day kindergarten program.  Many parents have expressed an interest in the town starting a full-day program, and the town's latest census supports such an initiative.  If you are new to Braintree, have small children, and/or are considering starting a fa...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Last night the Braintree Planning Board gave its approval for the construction of a Dave and Buster's, a popular restaurant and games chain, to occupy the former Circuit City building at the South Shore Plaza. The company now needs to win the approval of Braintree's license board for the 168 amus...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Via Fred Hanson ~ The kitchen has been a beehive of activity at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church for months. It has to be. The church is expecting to serve lunch and dinner to several thousand people over four days during its 8th Annual Grecian Festival Thursday through Sunday at the church...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Braintree, MA ~ FUN DAY BENEFIT Have fun and help the fight against cancer when Braintree, MA hosts Family Fun Day. A magic show, live music, K-9 demonstration, touch-a-truck, moonwalks and more will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Braintree High School, 128 Town St., Braintree. Adm...

By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
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Trend in Home Sales in Randolph MA Through May 2010 According to Trulia.com, sales prices of homes in Randolph have increased 12.3% over the past year through May 2010, but have declined 29.8% over the past 5 years. The current average listing price of homes for sale in Randolph MA is $268,533, w...

By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
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Trend in Home Sales in Braintree MA Through May 2010 According to Trulia.com, sales prices of homes in Braintree have decreased 4.5% over the past year through May 2010, and have declined 18.3% over the past 5 years. The current average listing price of homes for sale in Braintree MA is $383,632,...

By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
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Mortgage Rate Forecast for June 24, 2010 Here are some of the events affecting mortgage rates today: What Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) Are Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.0% MBS coupon opened at 100.75 this morning - the same as yesterday's close. At 9:30 AM, the 4.0% MBS coupon ...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Have you ever wondered how to create your own family tree?  On Tuesday, June 1, genealogist Marcia Melnyk will give advice on how to help you organize your family history into a scrapbook. This is a lecture, not a hands-on workshop. The event will take place at the Thayer Public Library, 798 Was...

By Lynda Longmire
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
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Braintree,  Massachusetts Real Estate and Homes for Sale - Direct MLS Access The Braintree MA real estate and home buying process can be complicated and you will benefit from the guidance of industry professionals. A real estate buyer's agent, mortgage lender and an attorney are the primary advis...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor
(Century 21 American Properties)
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Michael Mahoney FREE - FIRST TIME HOME BUYER SEMINARSPurchasing a your first home is one of the largest financial decisions you will ever make. Learn to find your first home efficiently while saving time and money. A mortgage expert, a real estate attorney, and I will will review the home purchas...

By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
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Here are a list of Open Houses that are scheduled in Braintree, MA the weekend of Nov. 14th and 15th which are posted in the MLS system.   Homes:   70999352 ACT 2071 Washington Street Braintree, MA : Braintree Highlands  5 room, 3 bed, 1 bath Ranchx18  5 $254,900   70980094 ACT 348 Common St Brai...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor
(Century 21 American Properties)
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Devon Woods is located in the highlands section of Braintree, Devon Wood is South Shore living at its' best.  The location allows for plenty of great shopping at the nearby South Shore Plaza. You can also get on the highway to head both South and North of Boston very easily. While not out and ab...

By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
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Are you wondering what precinct you are in and where you are suppose to vote:With the upcoming election, find out.   Goto http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/myelectioninfo.phpand enter your address.Voting Locations - Town of BraintreePrecinct 1 Precinct 1 - MARGE CRISPIN CENTER - 74 POND STREET RE...

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