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News Articles & Notes

... many more recent news items, listed under tabs for books, including this --


Ruth Thompson, "‘Seacoast Scituate By Air’ offers aerial photos of Scituate’s coast: historian collaborates with pilots/photographers on new book,"
Scituate Mariner  website, March 23, 2022, here,

Older News Items --

National Women's March, Scituate, October 17, 2020. A great inspiring event, on YouTube here, with a shout-out for Summer Suffragists book at 4:30. Great article about the event, too: Ruth Thompson, “Women of all generations attend rally in Scituate,” Scituate Mariner, October 22, 2020, posted online October 21, here.

"Lyle Nyberg presents 'Summer Suffragists of Scituate,'” Scituate Mariner, posted September 16, 2020, here

"Lyle Nyberg (’73) authors Summer Suffragists: Women Suffrage Activists in Scituate, Massachusetts," Boston University School of Law, Alumni News, posted September 1, 2020, here

Ruth Thompson, “New book looks at suffragists in Scituate,” Scituate Mariner, posted August 25, 2020, here

South Shore women helped lead the way to suffrage, by Sue Scheible, Patriot Ledger, posted August 17, 2020

Hingham talk to look at suffrage fight on the South Shore, by Wheeler Cowperthwaite, Patriot Ledger, January 7, 2020. Also posted on Scituate Mariner's Wicked Local website.

Research on suffragists leads to article about Scituate Light, by Ruth Thompson, Scituate Mariner, January 16, 2020, p. 1. Also MetroWest Daily News, posted January 16, 2016; and WickedLocal Watertown, posted January 16, 2016. Related article in Lighthouse News of the Week – Jan. 17, 2020, U.S. Lighthouse Society News, posted January 17, 2020.

Scituate Lighthouse was Once Abandoned but not Vacant, by Lyle Nyberg, The Keeper's Log (U.S. Lighthouse Society, November 2019), p. 12

5 Things To Do - Discover the Grand Old Homes of Scituate, by Ruth Thompson, Scituate Mariner, November 6, 2019 (featured item). Also posted on Patriot Ledger website.

Suffragists of Scituate, talk at Massachusetts Historical Society, September 25, 2019

History of Scituate's Third Cliff and Rivermoor the subject of a lecture, by Ruth Thompson, Scituate Mariner, March 24, 2019, p. 1. Over 4,000 views and 24 shares on Scituate Mariner Facebook page.

John Galluzzo (with Lyle Nyberg), “Dreaming of Life on Third Cliff,” South Shore Living magazine, January 2019, 78-79,

5 Things To Do - Relive the Seaside Summers in Scituate, by Ruth Thompson, Scituate Mariner, July 11, 2018

Rivermoor: A Summer Colony in Scituate, talk at Massachusetts Historical Society, July 5, 2017

100 years ago: Locals spent the summer in Scituate,

by Lyle Nyberg, Daily Times Chronicle, April 18, 2017.

About Winchester, MA, locals.

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