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On the ballot in Gloucester: whether to build a new school

A proposal to construct a new elementary school in Gloucester is stirring debate as the plan heads to voters Tuesday.

Andover

Andover kicks off search for new superintendent

Andover has begun the search for a successor to outgoing School Superintendent Sheldon Berman.

Somerville

Somerville to launch charter review

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and City Council President Matt McLaughlin recently announced that the city will be undertaking a comprehensive review of its charter, the document that outlines the structure of its government.

WALTHAM

Judge Baker Center for Children opens new location in Waltham

The Boston-based Judge Baker Center for Children, a mental health ser5vice, has recently expanded with the opening of a second location, in Waltham.

Braintree

Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office opens remote learning space for students

The Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office has opened a remote learning space in Braintree for students ages 9 to 12 whose parents can’t be home with them during the school day.

Weymouth

Two Weymouth libraries to be permanently closed

Weymouth is permanently closing two of its four libraries – the Pratt and North – to concentrate resources on the new $33 million Tufts Library and the historic Fogg Library.

TOM FARRAGHER

Like sisters, these COVID nurses march into battle together to fight a stubborn medical monster

Casey Hertello and Katlyn Campbell, friends, colleagues, and 30-something nurses who are treating COVID patients at Boston Medical Center, are watching the numbers.

Three teenagers arrested in alleged Dorchester carjacking

Three teenagers were arrested early Sunday after they allegedly stole a car on Browning Avenue in Dorchester.