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Honoring radio legend Nancy Quill

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today is National Roller Coaster Day – and while the world might feel like an emotional roller coaster lately, it’s probably more to do with actual coasters.

Longtime WMJX Magic 106.7 DJ and Raynham native Nancy Quill with Lionel Richie.
Longtime WMJX Magic 106.7 DJ and Raynham native Nancy Quill with Lionel Richie.

Raynham native Nancy Quill was always going to make a career in music. As an aspiring singer-songwriter, Quill started early performing music with her high school band and was a big fan of the Beatles and the California sound of the 1970s while growing up in Raynham and as a student at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School. Now, the former WMJX Magic 106.7 DJ is set to be inducted to the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame in September. Learn more about her amazing career here. 

In the mid 1940s, young Rehoboth resident Les Bennett was a regular at Segregansett Country Club in Taunton. He was a caddie, sometimes hauling two bags at a time, and collected golf balls from the wooded perimeter of the course to sell to golfers. But in that time, and in all the years since, Bennett didn’t and hadn’t played a single hole at Segregansett. On Aug. 9, more than 70 years since his last stop at the club, Bennett and his 44-year-old son Troy Bennett hit the links at Segregansett for the first time. Read more about this special day! 

A home in a relatively new development in Dighton sold for more than $700,000 last month. The home, a 2,400-square-foot Colonial, was built seven years ago in Stoney Ridge Estates, off Pine Street. Find out how much it went for, right here.

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This article originally appeared on The Taunton Daily Gazette: Honoring radio legend Nancy Quill