The Argument

Should Norfolk County government be abolished?

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

Local Fare

At Cream Etc in Abington, the ingredients make the dish

Restaurant co-owners husband and wife Craig Perry and Lenora Cushing describe their food as farm-to-table.

Latest Globe South headlines


Duxbury group proposes May Town Meeting

A Duxbury citizens group is looking for the town to hold its Annual Town Meeting later in the spring, in an effort to get greater participation.


Halifax voters to meet in January on senior center expansion and ambulance rates

Halifax voters will be asked at a Special Town Meeting in early January to approve a measure to pay for architectural plans to expand the senior center and another to bring the amount the town charges for ambulance services up to par with neighboring communities.

Mark Your Calendar

Plymouth Philharmonic plays cool with ‘The Snowman’

The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Holiday Pops! concerts feature seasonal music, a children’s chorus, and the “March of Toys” charity toy drive parade.


Bridgewater market survey seeks comments about downtown

A new survey of people who live, work, or go to school in Bridgewater aims to shed light on why they don’t shop downtown more often and what changes they would like to see in the commercial district.


Marshfield selectmen narrow applicants for charter review committee

The Marshfield Board of Selectmen agreed Monday on 11 people to interview for possible appointment to a wide-ranging committee that could influence the future structure of town government.


Scituate Harbor named a ‘Cultural District’

Scituate Harbor is officially a “Cultural District” -- one of 30 areas in the state with that designation.


Hanson single-family homeowners to see taxes rise

Hanson single-family homeowners will see their tax bills rise on average by 6.1 percent under the tax rate the town established for this fiscal year.


Rockland High School principal to become new superintendent

The Rockland School Committee recently selected Alan Cron, the current high school principal, to succeed School Superintendent John Retchless, who is retiring on Oct. 4, 2016.

The Argument

Should Norfolk County government be abolished?

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


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Brandeis freshman Emily Bryson of Quincy placed 31st at the NCAA Division 3 cross-country meet.


East Bridgewater football captains have earned a High 5

Unbeaten through 11 weeks, the Vikings have played through pain to earn a trip to Division 5 Super Bowl.


Campus Angle Q&A: Kevin Salvucci, Tabor Academy/Norwich men’s hockey

The sophomore forward from Plymouth has a team-leading five goals for the 6-1 Cadets.

Blotter tales


// A motorcycle pops up in an unlikely place

A man finds his motorcycle atop his car, a teenager is nabbed for tossing coffee in anger, some unlikely things are stolen, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

// MIT math

Send us your submissions for this week’s cartoon, and see the winning caption and finalists from last week’s contest.

On The Move


// On the Move: SAD? Move it!

Keeping in motion, therapists say, is an excellent defense against depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Interactive Graphic

// High school concussions

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