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For my mother, a ‘Dorothy’ tree

The weeping willow was planted by my old best friend in homage to my mother, whose name was Dorothy. Maybe in this small way a part of my mother will live on.

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.

Sudbury Board of Selectmen steps up fight against transmission line

The new line is proposed to be constructed between the Eversource substation in Sudbury, and the Hudson Light and Power substation in Hudson.

Sweet sounds and savory food in Hingham

The South Shore Conservatory faculty musicians provide the musical chops at a “Jazz Brunch” at the conservatory in Hingham this week, while Ellen Mackenzie Caterer provides the eats.

Framingham’s selectmen say they will help transition to city

Opponents, meanwhile, are seeking a recount of Tuesday’s vote changing the government structure.

Some neighborly advice for first-time homeowners

Pat yourself on the back for surviving the open houses and bidding wars, and having enough income to afford a place in the ’burbs. Now what?

The great egg robbery

Eggs are stolen, a horse gets stuck in mud, and other odd tales from local police blotters.