Boy Scout Aaron Christian got a defibrillator for the American Legion post in Abington as part of his Eagle Scout project. He showed the machine alongside post commander Ronald Marston, left, and commander-elect Ken Coburn.

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Boy Scout Aaron Christian got a defibrillator for the American Legion post in Abington as part of his Eagle Scout project. He showed the machine alongside post commander Ronald Marston, left, and commander-elect Ken Coburn.

Our veterans are getting older, fewer in numbers

Nearly 74 percent of Massachusetts’ veterans are 55 or older, and the membership in traditional veterans organizations also has fallen. By Johanna Seltz

THE ARGUMENT

Should Milton pass the proposed $3.3 million Proposition 2 ½ override?

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

Business Plan

Edaville Railroad keeps chugging ahead

The perennial attraction still has the railroad component but has evolved into a full family theme park with 90 rides and attractions.

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THE ARGUMENT

Should Milton pass the proposed $3.3 million Proposition 2 ½ override?

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

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Eyes are on Milton Academy flamethrower

On the mound, Matt Tabor throws darts, and his pitching has the scouts’ attention.

NOTEWORTHY

Globe South: Noteworthy performances

Dedham’s Nick Falkson, a junior infielder at Tufts, was voted New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Year.

Globe South Commentary

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

CAMPUS ANGLE

East Bridgewater’s Feeney back playing his ‘A’ game

After three years away from baseball, Ryan Feeney began playing again, superbly, at Bridgewater State, opening up a new career path.

PLYMPTON

Plympton greenlights $3 million police station

Work on a new police station in Plympton will begin as soon as possible, after Town Meeting voters on May 17 approved construction of the $3 million facility.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

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

QUINCY

New group seeks to help working women

A new organization has been formed in Quincy to help women who are entering the workforce for the first time, want to advance their careers, or those who are returning to work after an absence.

MARSHFIELD

Marshfield commission OK’s subdivision plan

The Marshfield Conservation Commission has approved with conditions a plan for a 12-lot subdivision called Christmas Cove proposed for an area off Highland Street.

Business Plan

Edaville Railroad keeps chugging ahead

The perennial attraction still has the railroad component but has evolved into a full family theme park with 90 rides and attractions.

NORWELL

Norwell voters reelect incumbents

Twenty two percent of the town’s voters turned out for last weekend’s local election, returning incumbents to office and overwhelmingly approving a ban on recreational marijuana businesses in Norwell.

PLYMOUTH

Plymouth voters reelect incumbent selectmen

Incumbent John Mahoney and Betty A. Cavacco won the race for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in Plymouth’s May 20 annual town election.

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