SOUTH OF BOSTON

Fate of Quincy housing proposal in state’s hands

Developers hoping to build a 40-unit housing development near the Wollaston MBTA station are waiting on a decision, possibly this summer, from the state’s Housing Appeals Committee,

COLLEGE BOUND

Hey, high schoolers. Try to be a little lazy this summer.

Counselors say summer is a good time for students to continue pursuing their academic or extracurricular interests but also have some down time with friends.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts divest its pension fund from fossil fuel companies?

Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.

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Suburbanites are living on the wild side

Can we coexist with the turkeys, coyotes, deer, and other critters that visit or reside in our neighborhoods?

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

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Celebrate Father’s Day at Stone Zoo, head to the deCordova’s second annual Park Fest, and savor the annual Ice Cream Festival at Bird Park.

OUT OF THE PAST

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For 11 generations, the descendants of Francis Plumer played an active role in the region. Now the contents of the family homestead are being sold.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A toddler is seen imbibing an adult beverage, a man climbs into a Dunkin’ Donuts shop through the drive-through window, and other odd tales from local police departments.

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THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts divest its pension fund from fossil fuel companies?

Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Zoo animals, an outdoor festival, and ice cream help kick off summer

Celebrate Father’s Day at Stone Zoo, head to the deCordova’s second annual Park Fest, and savor the annual Ice Cream Festival at Bird Park.

COLLEGE BOUND

Hey, high schoolers. Try to be a little lazy this summer.

Counselors say summer is a good time for students to continue pursuing their academic or extracurricular interests but also have some down time with friends.

HULL

Nantasket Beach seawall to be done by July

The $2.7 million Nantasket Beach Reservation seawall construction project involved excavating 27,000 cubic yards of existing beach.

ARLINGTON

Arlington will hold forum on Whittemore Park improvements

The meeting will be held Wednesday, June 20, at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium.

FRAMINGHAM

Framingham to hold grand opening for new skate park

The grand opening for the new 10,000 square foot skate park at Farm Pond Park will be held on Thursday, June 21.

NEWTON

Newton to hold Youth Service Awards ceremony June 18

Newton residents who have contributed to local youth work and community service will receive awards from city officials at Newton City Hall on Monday, June 18, at 6:45 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

As they move on, 3 high school athletes called irreplaceable

Andrew Brooks of Millis, Tori Adams of Lynn Classical, and Jake Barry of Archbishop Williams lifted their teams.

THE INFORMER

An island fund-raiser, a low-vision support group, and helping the turkey count

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs surrounding Boston.

BLOTTER TALES

Baby seen drinking beer at a sports bar

A toddler is seen imbibing an adult beverage, a man climbs into a Dunkin’ Donuts shop through the drive-through window, and other odd tales from local police departments.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeLocal: Noteworthy performances

Westwood’s Kyle Darrow, a Northeastern long jumper, earned first team All-American honors at the NCAA Track and Field Championships June 7.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state lower its sales tax from 6.25 percent to 5 percent?

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