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The International Museum of World War II was founded by Kenneth W. Rendell (above, in a medical tent).

At Natick museum, WWII feels all too real

“It’s not a game,” said the founder of the International Museum of World War II about its haunting, teeming artifacts that should soon have three times the current exhibit space. By Steve Maas

UP CLOSE

His painting gives MD a new view on medicine

A Sudbury physician found that taking up oil painting improved his rapport with patients.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts drivers be prohibited from holding cellphones when calling?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

UP CLOSE

His painting gives MD a new view on medicine

A Sudbury physician found that taking up oil painting improved his rapport with patients.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Pam Roecker hopes to lead Regis athletics to next level

A former athlete and coach, Roecker will be taking over a program whose 18 Division 3 varsity teams will be transitioning from one conference to another.

HIGH SCHOOL RUGBY

In Brookline, rugby stirs the melting pot

A game that draws players from around the world does so here, too — at Brookline High School.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Massachusetts drivers be prohibited from holding cellphones when calling?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

THE INFORMER

The Informer: An anniversary celebration, an art show and concert, and a new farmers market

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

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Upton’s Teddy Carey has set a Babson College mark for strikeouts by a pitcher in a season.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Speeches, music mark 100th anniversary of JFK’s birth

A series of special events will commemorate President John F. Kennedy at his Brookline birthplace on Monday, May 29.

Brookline approves initial funds for proposed school projects

Town Meeting members approved more than $3 million for design services and other work to expand the high school and build a proposed ninth elementary school.

CONCORD

Concord Museum to host its Annual Garden Tour June 2, 3

Visitors are invited to tour six private gardens, many of which are on historic properties.

BROOKLINE

Plaque honoring Brookline’s Hennessey added to playing fields

Tthe plaque features Hennessey in a football jersey and describes his contributions to the community, both on the field and off.

HOLLISTON

Holliston votes to ban recreational marijuana sales

By a more than a 2-1 ratio, voters in Holliston agreed to keep recreational marijuana shops from opening in the town.

ARLINGTON

New Mass. Ave crosswalk, traffic signal added in Arlington

Town officials say the new signal will help increase the visibility of pedestrians and cyclists crossing the street.

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