Students peeking at a nesting killdeer on the playground of the Westwood Integrated Preschool. Justin Saglio for The Boston Globe

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Students peeking at a nesting killdeer on the playground of the Westwood Integrated Preschool. Justin Saglio for The Boston Globe

Look, that’s a bird nesting behind the swing set

Students at the Westwood Integrated Preschool are getting a hands-off science lesson from a pair of birds nesting in their school playground.By Johanna Seltz

Mark Your Calendar

Concert vocalist to perform in Kingston for church’s 300th

Baritone vocalist Andrew Garland of Kingston, who has sung at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center, will perform at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church to raise funds for the church’s 300th anniversary.

The Argument

Should Massachusetts oppose further natural gas pipeline construction in the state?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

Latest Globe South headlines

Mansfield honors fallen with 300-flag display

Some 300 American flags now flutter on the front lawn of Old Town Cemetery.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

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

Memorial Day events south of Boston

Memorial Day events in the cities and towns south of Boston

The Argument

Should Massachusetts oppose further natural gas pipeline construction in the state?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

Mark Your Calendar

Concert vocalist to perform in Kingston for church’s 300th

Baritone vocalist Andrew Garland of Kingston, who has sung at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center, will perform at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church to raise funds for the church’s 300th anniversary.

Westwood

Look, that’s a bird nesting behind the swing set

Students at the Westwood Integrated Preschool are getting a hands-off science lesson from a pair of birds nesting in their school playground.

Local Fare

In Rockland, food from dawn to midnight

Jac’s Cafe in Rockland and the adjoining Players Sports Bar & Grille serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

COMMENTARY

Globe South Commentary

Notes to Globe South from readers commenting on a range of stories.

Teen center at Brockton Boys and Girls Club gets much-needed facelift

A $25,000 makeover has made the center a spot for teens to brag about.

ABINGTON

Red Sox GM to speak at Abington High

Red Sox General Manager Mike Hazen, a 1994 graduate of Abington High School, will return to his alma mater Thursday, June 2, to speak to seniors at their awards night.

Hanson, Whitman

Voters nix tax hikes for Whitman-Hanson schools

Hanson and Whitman both rejected proposed tax increases that would have boosted spending on their regional schools by a combined $3 million, in separate ballot votes May 21.

Community Bulletin Board

Upcoming events in the communities south of Boston.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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People manage to get themselves stuck in the oddest of places, more Trump signs go missing, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown and phone number, by e-mailing cartooncaption@globe.com.

On The Move

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Pan-Mass08.jpg Pedaling with passion for a cause

Whether it is a single-day trek, or a weekend event, charity rides promote conscientious camaraderie in support of valuable research and treatment.

Interactive Graphic

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.