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Climate Action Brookline encourages bicycling as a clean mode of transportation. A group gathered for a tour of the town’s recent and planned bicycle infrastructure improvements.

Fighting global warming, one town at a time

As Trump rolls back federal climate programs, more people are working locally to promote renewable energy. By John Hilliard

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Something to tweet about in Sudbury

The birds may or may not care, but these birdhouses, up for auction to benefit Protect Sudbury, are sure to charm their human neighbors.

THE ARGUMENT

The Argument: Should Massachusetts reduce its sales tax rate?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

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Something to tweet about in Sudbury

The birds may or may not care, but these birdhouses, up for auction to benefit Protect Sudbury, are sure to charm their human neighbors.

BUSINESS PLAN

Daniel’s Table tackles food insecurity, one town at a time

With Foodie Cafe in Framingham, the nonprofit hopes to create self-sustainable model other communities can follow.

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

No lazy April break for Milford’s softball team

With nearly every player on the team aiming to play beyond high school, there is a constant drive to get better.

THE ARGUMENT

The Argument: Should Massachusetts reduce its sales tax rate?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Race is on to become Framingham’s first mayor

The mayor’s salary will start off the same as the current town manager’s salary — $186,639.50 — more than what the Boston and Somerville mayors earn.

Attorney files new suit alleging discrimination by Brookline police

Four Brookline residents said their civil rights were violated in their interactions with police.

Fighting global warming, one town at a time

As Trump rolls back federal climate programs, more people are working locally to promote renewable energy.

THE INFORMER

The Informer: A run, an a capella concert, and a talk on Arbor Day

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

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Ashland’s Scott Mindel completed the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday in 2:22:22, the third-fastest time among Massachusetts runners.

ASHLAND

Ashland’s Emergency Fund auction to benefit community members

The evening will include a buffet dinner for $10, shopping, an auction, and raffles.

ARLINGTON

Arlington’s speed limit to go from 30 miles per hour to 25

Town officials say the change is to improve public safety for all travelers in Arlington.

BROOKLINE

Brookline to hold candidates night before upcoming election

Three candidates are vying for two open positions on the Board of Selectmen, and four candidates are competing for three seats on the School Committee.

Blotter tales

Blotter Tales

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Firefighters help deliver a baby in Amesbury, a Bridgewater man lost his car to his name-unknown girlfriend, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST

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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

ON THE MOVE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/zorec.jpg Treadmill + fitness will get your motor running

Sessions lasting 45 minutes to an hour combine cardiovascular efforts on a treadmill interspersed with strength training.

Interactive Graphic

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