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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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 Gerhard races to embrace life

Wheelchair racer Katrina Gerhard of Acton-Boxborough Regional High says racing has changed her attitude toward life.

INFORMER

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

Openings, closings, events and more west of Boston.

Local Fare

Homemade Italian dishes are plentiful at Cafe Assisi in Wrentham

For the past 12 years, Dereck DiBiase has served fresh dishes that represent southern and northern Italian cuisine.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Campus Angle: Ralph DeLucia, Franklin High/Assumption College softball coach

The lifelong Franklin resident racked up a school-record 412 victories in 18 seasons at helm of Division 2 program.

CATCHING UP WITH

Catching Up With ... Melissa Jones, Waltham High/Brandeis University soccer and softball

The 1999 graduate still holds eight career records on the diamond for the Judges.

WESTON

Weston announces Memorial Day ceremony, parade

Weston’s Memorial Day ceremony will take place in Sears Auditorium in Town Hall on Monday, May 25, starting at 10 a.m.

BELMONT

Belmont to hold meeting on town center reconstruction plan

Belmont selectmen will update residents on the town center’s reconstruction project at 6:30 p.m. May 28 at the Beech Street Center.

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.