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EEE virus is found in four local communities

State public health officials have found Eastern equine encephalitis virus in mosquitoes collected in Easton, Fairhaven, Freetown, and New Bedford.


Shakespeare comes to Walpole’s Bird Park

On Aug. 3 and 4, there will be free performances of “All’s Well that Ends Well” by the Gazebo Players of Medfield.


Alumni bid farewell to old Stoughton High

Stoughton High School will be demolished in the fall, and the new $123 million high school is scheduled to open for the 2019-2020 school year.


Newton eyes suspension of new landmark designations

A circa 1855 Queen Anne-style mansion at 128 Chestnut St. was designated as a local landmark in 2018.

A coastal treasure chest awaits in Gloucester

A sunny July day just begs for a trip to the ocean. The North Shore offers many fine seaside communities, but Gloucester — “America’s Oldest Seaport” — was my choice.


North Informer: Jazz classes, summer tea party, and a kitchen tour

The International Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach will feature a sand sculpting competition, a drone show, and a fireworks extravaganza.


West Calendar: What’s happening this week

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History presents “The Eagle Has Landed.”