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At Plymouth gallery, Indigenous artists speak to the present day

“The Art of the Contemporary Indigenous Experience” will consist of work by Indigenous artists in visual art media such as painting and prints, and traditional Native crafts such as wampum jewelry.

Wellesley

Wellesley police chief: Climate change is ‘a crime against our planet’

The focus of his job is fighting crime, but Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki recently took time to address a larger cause: climate change.

Malden

Malden receives $127,000 to address traffic safety

Malden plans to take aim at several traffic safety needs with the help of a new grant.

Tewksbury

Tewksbury to host first annual Public Safety Night

Tewksbury’s public safety departments are inviting residents to a community cookout on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Scituate

Sunrise service at Scituate Lighthouse to remember those lost to overdoses

People from all over are invited to a sunrise service outside the Scituate Lighthouse to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31.

South of Boston

3 police departments will share mental health clinician

Three small police departments South of Boston — in Norfolk, Plainville, and Wrentham — are joining forces with a social services agency to avoid arresting people with mental health or substance abuse problems and to get them help instead.

Randolph

Randolph police receive funds for Narcan, overdose prevention

The Randolph Police Department will get money from the more than $500 million awarded the state as part of a settlement with opioid distributors and the drug company Johnson & Johnson.

Newton

Newton Cultural Council asks residents to complete survey

The Newton Cultural Council is asking residents to complete a survey about the group and its work helping to fund “creative, cultural, and humanistic projects” in the city.