Captain Douglas J. Morrison (left) and his wife, Captain Alissa Morrison, (right).

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Captain Douglas J. Morrison (left) and his wife, Captain Alissa Morrison, (right).

Couple honored in Framingham has strong sense of duty

Douglas J. Morrison and his wife, who are both Army captains, will be speakers at Framingham’s Memorial Day ceremony. By Kathy McCabe

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Veteran of Iraq war works to help others

Newton firefighter Chris Lessard serves as program director of Massachusetts Fallen Heroes.

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BELMONT

Belmont offers summer recreation programs

Belmont’s Recreation Department recently announced summer activities for youngsters ages 4 through 14. Pool passes are also available for $100 through June 30.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Lessons on industry: from Myanmar to Arlington’s Old Schwamb Mill

Robert Tanner, director of the Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, will present a talk and slide show about his recent trip to Burma.

LEXINGTON

Lexington Symphony releases 2015-2016 schedule

The Lexington Symphony recently announced the lineup for its 2015-2016 season.

BUSINESS PLAN

After 38 years in the bicycle business, Wheelworks keeps spinning

Wheelworks, which has locations in Belmont and Somerville, has been serving the Greater Boston cycling community with bikes, safety gear, apparel, accessories, and parts since 1977.

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Retiring music educator receives rousing tribute

On June 30, Kevin Tellier will retire following a 35-year career as a music educator in the North Middlesex Regional School District.

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Veteran of Iraq war works to help others

Newton firefighter Chris Lessard serves as program director of Massachusetts Fallen Heroes.

Couple honored in Framingham has strong sense of duty

Douglas J. Morrison and his wife, who are both Army captains, will be speakers at Framingham’s Memorial Day ceremony.

The Argument: Should Massachusetts adopt legislation establishing a fee on carbon pollution?

Should Massachusetts adopt legislation establishing a fee on carbon pollution?

BEDFORD

Bedford announces Memorial Day ceremonies

Bedford will host its Memorial Day ceremonies on May 25 starting at 8:30 a.m at the American Legion Post.

PLAY OF THE WEEK

Play of the week: LoMonaco’s HR for Franklin

Franklin’s Sabrina LoMonaco describes her two-run home run against Taunton on May 13

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK

Wheelchair athlete Katrina Gerhard races to embrace life

Last summer, the senior won 10 gold medals at the National Junior Disability Championships.

INFORMER

INFORMER: Noodles, theater, research, and a seed library

Openings, closings, events and more west of Boston.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A runaway garbage truck crashes into a house, two private eyes are questioned near a preschool, and more tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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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

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As National Trails Day approaches June 6, volunteers who have helped restore trails are enthusiastic about what has been gained through their efforts.

Interactive Graphic

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