Item Name: xxzoroadtripSOUTH Content Folder: Regional Assignment Info: STORY: Driving into the Past on a historic day trip for Globe South, beginning the day with a visit and tour of the Adams National Historic Park. Visitors arrive to The Old House at Peace field via trolley. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

Rose Lincoln for The Boston Globe

Visitors to the Adams National Historical Park arriving at The Old House at Peacefield via trolley.

If you have a day, take a road trip into the past

We drove to Quincy to visit the Adams National Historical Park, then to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth for an immersion in colonial history, all in the same day.By Rich Fahey

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts create clinics where drug users could inject under medical supervision?

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

Quincy lowers speed limit on city streets

Like motorists in an increasing number of Boston-area communities that have cracked down on speeding, drivers in Quincy should prepare to slow down.

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THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts create clinics where drug users could inject under medical supervision?

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

COMMENTARY

Globe South Commentary

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

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

Hingham girls’ tennis has chemistry on and off the court

The Harborwomen have volunteered with Habitat for Humanity the past two years.

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

For Hingham’s Lexi Dewire, a bright future on the court

Lexi Dewire might be a freshman at Hingham, but she’s playing tennis like a veteran at number one singles.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Mansfield’s Devon DiMascio, a freshman pitcher at the University of New Haven, has a 2.18 ERA on the season.

Globe South Commentary

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

Mark Your Calendar

Native Americans to hold ‘Planting Moon’ pow-wow in Marshfield

The 24th annual Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow and Native American Arts & Crafts Festival takes place at the Marshfield Fairgrounds on May 27-28.

DEDHAM

Dedham meeting slows tax hike

Town Meeting has voted to use $3.7 million in surplus cash to reduce the amount of money raised by taxes -- a move that slows the rate of increase for taxpayers next fiscal year, according to Town Manager James Kern.

If you have a day, take a road trip into the past

We drove to Quincy to visit the Adams National Historical Park, then to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth for an immersion in colonial history, all in the same day.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

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

Our men and women in uniform

News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.

HULL

Incumbents keep their seats in Hull elections

Two incumbents retained their seats on the Hull School Committee, defeating two challengers in last week’s town election.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A scam artist meets his match in a Marblehead woman, those creepy clowns may be having a second wind, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CARTOON CAPTION

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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

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Near Boston, the beach version of futbol is still relatively new but gaining popularity.

Interactive Graphic

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