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What’s happening south of Boston

Patty Levasseur will speak on “The Life History and Conservation of the Diamondback Terrapin,” a once abundant turtle species.

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What’s happening west of Boston

Brady Rymer and the Little Band that Could will perform two shows at the Concord Conservatory of Music on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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What’s happening north of Boston

Giving Glamorously, the second annual charitable evening benefiting the Lowell Transitional Living Center, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27.

REGION

Endicott College to hold intergenerational forum for women

Elizabeth “Libby” Moore, former chief of staff to Oprah Winfrey, will be the keynote speaker at an intergenerational forum for women at Endicott College on Saturday, Feb. 29.

GLOUCESTER

Gloucester library eliminates overdue fines on most books

Officials said the new policy was prompted by a recognition that for some people, overdue fines are not simply an inconvenience but a financial barrier to using the library.

BEVERLY

North Shore Shelter Fest to feature rock and jazz

Area residents have a chance to hear live performances from nine Boston area rock and jazz bands when the annual North Shore Shelter Fest takes place on Saturday, Feb. 29.

HOLBROOK

Patrol dog joins the Holbrook Police Department

Jan, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, recently joined the Holbrook Police Department as its youngest, and furriest, member.

HINGHAM

Hingham picks firm to run local water company

Town Administrator Tom Mayo told selectmen at their Feb. 11 meeting that he would award the 10-year operating contract to SUEZ.