Randolph and the City Limits nightclub have settled on a 15-day suspension of the club’s alcohol sales license.
Randolph and the City Limits nightclub have settled on a 15-day suspension of the club’s alcohol sales license.
Stonehill College gave the Town of Easton $40,000 in July, saying it should be applied wherever local officials decide “the need is most pressing.”
The town is on Facebook, with an official “Town of Scituate” page.
Frank Hackett, who has headed the town’s schools for the past eight years, is resigning to accept appointment as school superintendent in Braintree.
For the first time in more than two decades, Rockland’s Youth Commission has a new leader.
The Abington Fire Department has received another federal grant to help pay for staff and equipment needs.
Mattapoisett is asking its residents to help the community improve the walking and biking experience in town.
The School Committee’s decision last month to dramatically scale back the fees the district charges to bus students to school was a matter of both fairness and safety, says Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth Legault.
A new organization working to promote Stoughton’s town center is starting to make its presence known.
South Shore Collaborative will lease 10 classrooms in the three Hull public schools next school year for special education programs — mostly for children with autism — paying the district about $110,000.
The Randolph School Committee has unanimously given School Superintendent Thomas Anderson top scores in his evaluation at the end of his first year of a three-year contract with the struggling district.
The interview may be grueling, but the competition is not: Acting Fire Chief William Hocking is expected to be the only person interviewed for the job of Marshfield fire chief.
Dogs may soon be banned from some parts of Island Grove Park In Abington, following a dog bite incident there.
Walpole Police Chief Richard B. Stillman is retiring July 17, after 13 years in the job and 38 years on the force.
Rochester Crossroads, a proposed commercial development at the longtime site of R.F. Morse and Son nursery in Rochester, has received all the necessary permits and is looking for tenants, according to a spokeswoman for the landowner, A.D. Makepeace Co.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission has recognized the redevelopment of the Ames Shovel Works – which in the 1800s produced more than a million shovels a year – with a 2015 Historic Preservation Award.
Quincy has earned recognition from the National Community Development Association for its efforts to educate the public about some of the city’s federally funded initiatives.
For the second time in two years, Hanson needs to find a new town administrator.
Property taxpayers in Scituate will see their bills go up in August as the town begins to pay for three new building projects: the renovation of the library and construction of a new middle school and public safety complex.
Forty graduating senior girls are leaving Westwood High School with a basic knowledge of self-defense, courtesy of a grant from the Foundation for Westwood Education.
A group interested in opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Foxborough is meeting with selectmen in July to ask for a letter of “support or nonopposition,” according to Town Manager William Keegan.
The Mansfield School Committee has again tapped an inside candidate as a top administrator with the selection of Teresa Murphy, the principal of the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School, as the new assistant school superintendent.
Plymouth-area residents can join in an upcoming fishing competition and also hear from a noted expert on great white sharks.
Officials from Quincy and the Army Corps of Engineers recently celebrated the opening of Passanageset Park, located at Broad Meadows Marsh.
Upcoming events in the communities south of Boston.
After 45 years of teaching in Quincy, popular kindergarten teacher Jane Bopp retires.
Hanover residents are generally happy about living in the town and satisfied with the services they are receiving, based on the results of a recent online citizens survey conducted by the town.
Brian Lynch will begin his job as Middleborough school superintendent on July 1, taking on a position his father held for years and continuing a family tradition of education leadership.
Holbrook officials and parents celebrated Tuesday, June 23, at a groundbreaking ceremony for the community’s new school, which will be unusual in Massachusetts in that it will serve all of the district’s grades, from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12.
The Glover House, believed to have been one of the three oldest structures in Stoughton, was razed last week.
In what he said was his first act of civil disobedience, Dedham selectmen chairman Mike Butler was charged with trespassing earlier this month for refusing to leave the area a natural gas pipeline is being installed..
Marshfield is poised for a possible review of the town charter, which defines the structure of town government.
Starting Wednesday, July 1, the Hingham fire and police departments will be run by two brothers.
A group of about 18 volunteers known as the “Piping Plover Ambassadors” are keeping watch in Hull over three nesting pairs of the endangered birds on the town beach near Coburn Street.
East Bridgewater has found a new way to pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A proposal to convert the former Ellis Curtain factory in north Plymouth into an 18-unit residential condominium recently earned approval from the local Zoning Board of Appeals.
The state Appeals Court sided with a Norwell-based business last week and said the town must pay a property tax abatement of $90,178 in a dispute dating back to 2009.
Local officials are grappling with how to influence the Federal Aviation Administration’s plan to add two new flight routes that will send planes arriving at Logan Airport over Milton.
Starting July 1, it will be illegal in Walpole to sell cigarettes or e-cigarettes to anyone younger than 21.
While all Randolph town councilors say they support the construction of an intergenerational community center, tempers rose at their recent meeting over how the $10 million facility should be funded.
Canton voters will head to the polls June 23 to decide whether to spend $4.1 million to add eight rooms to the Lieutenant Peter M. Hansen Elementary School.
An 11-foot-long, 2,000-pound twisted steel beam from one of the felled World Trade Center towers in New York City will be the centerpiece of a 9-11 memorial in Weymouth, according to Weymouth Firefighter Brad Flannery.
The Scituate Town Library reopened last week in temporary quarters at the town-owned Scituate Harbor Community Building overlooking the water at 44 Jericho Road.
Rockland is enlisting the help of the community in ensuring that the town’s fire hydrants can be easily located during heavy snow episodes like the ones this past winter.
A familiar face will soon be moving on from West Bridgewater’s Fire Department: Deputy Chief Paul Golder will be retiring July 17 after 40 years with the department and nearly four years as its second-ranking officer.
Hanson’s residents are invited to hear more about potential future uses of the former Plymouth County Hospital site at a public hearing on June 23 at town hall.
It may be small money, but the $300 that Rochester contributes each year to shellfish planting in waters off the town of Marion helps sustain the now-landlocked community’s historic relationship to the water.
Norwood will share a $300,000 grant with three neighboring towns to combat substance abuse.
New fees for use of the Sharon Community Center have been put on hold following an outcry from local organizations.
Faced with a growing need for its services, Hull’s Wellspring Multi-Service Center is expanding its programs and space.
Avon Town Meeting overwhelmingly approved overriding Proposition 2½ last week to borrow $11.3 million to build a new police station and renovate and expand the current fire station.
Challengers upset two incumbents, and an 18-year-old won a seat as a Town Meeting representative Town Meeting in the June 6 town election in Walpole.
Former Holbrook fire chief Edward O’Brien, who retired last year, will serve as interim town administrator while the Board of Selectmen looks for a permanent replacement for William Phelan.
Hingham officials are inviting people to give input on a comprehensive trails plan at a meeting June 16 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.
Jacob L. Tagger Jr., an unsuccessful candidate for Brockton City Council in 2013, has announced his candidacy for mayor.
Pembroke is preparing to hire its first new fire chief in 20 years, and is seeking applicants through June 22.
Foxborough Town Hall is mourning the unexpected death of Town Planner Sharon Wason.
A vote by the teachers union termed “unprecedented” by East Bridgewater’s new superintendent of schools, combined with a decision by town officials to pick up some costs previously borne by the schools, has apparently rescued school personnel and programs on the chopping block.
Plympton officials will soon be hiring a project manager to oversee the construction of a new police station, renovations around the town building campus on Palmer Road, and, a little later, the construction of a new fire station.
Food truck fans, set your GPS for Brant Rock: A Marshfield restaurant owner plans to host about 10 food trucks this summer in the beachfront neighborhood.
Only 331 people turned out for last weekend’s local election – less than 2.5 percent of the 14,077 registered voters in town, according to Town Clerk Kathleen Curran.
Cohasset Town Manager Christopher Senior said he can live with the selectmen’s rejection last month of his choice for police chief, and has no intention of leaving over the conflict.
In-state students who transfer to Bridgewater State University with an associate’s degree from a Massachusetts community college and have a grade point average of at least 3.0 will be offered a full-tuition scholarship starting this fall.
Voters at Abington’s Town Meeting will be asked on Monday to approve a $44.6 million budget, adopt the Community Preservation Act, and amend zoning bylaws, including those related to signs.
Bay State Community Services has become the proud owner of its headquarters building near downtown Quincy, with the help of a bond issued by a state agency.
The chairwoman of the Dedham School Committee resigned last week, just two months into her second term on the board.
Starting this fall, Rockland residents will have a chance to take care of their town business in the evenings.
Voters at Lakeville Town Meeting June 15 will be asked to buy the former Eastern Bank building, immediately south of Town Hall, to make more space for town offices.
Hanson is forming a committee to explore the potential construction of a new Highway Department facility at the former Litecontrol property on Hawks Avenue.
Plymouth will have added protection from shark attacks in the town’s waters as a result of a recent donation by Plymouth 400.
The ongoing school budget crisis in East Bridgewater overshadows everything else on the plate when Special Town Meeting and Annual Town Meeting convene Monday night at East Bridgewater Junior-Senior High School.
A developer wants to build a $45 million structure in Braintree Landing with 172 apartments and more than 12,000 square feet of retail space.
Duxbury Beach is home to about a dozen piping plover nests this year, and so far the endangered birds haven’t caused any interruption to beachgoers.
The town of Sharon’s 250th Anniversary Ball, a black-tie-optional affair with gourmet dinner and live music, is June 20.
Drive-ins are disappearing, but moviegoers can take in a walk-in movie in Cohasset every other Wednesday night at Holly Hill Farm.
Avon Town Meeting met for minutes earlier this month, only to vote to reconvene on June 9.
Walpole’s Board of Health has rejected a proposal to build a 3,400-plot Muslim cemetery off Route 1, citing concerns about potential pollution of the town’s water supply.
It will be at least four years before Stoughton has a new or renovated high school, but the clock is already ticking on an aggressive timeline for the town to get approval and begin construction in June 2016.
Cohasset’s selectmen are scheduled to decide Tuesday, May 26, whether to accept the town manager’s decision to hire Weymouth’s deputy police chief, Joseph Comperchio, as the new Cohasset police chief.
Incumbents James McGahan and Donald H. Howard defeated two challengers in the race for two seats on the Hanson Board of Selectmen in the May 16 annual town election.