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Wellspring will open a new site in Weymouth

Wellspring Multi-Service Center, which is based in Hull, is opening a second location -- in Weymouth.


A sweet thank-you to Avon town workers amid pandemic

An ice cream truck from Ellie’s Treats in Weymouth visited the Avon Public Library, Town Hall, and Police Station with the free treats.

Walsh pushes for peaceful Breonna Taylor demonstrations in Boston

“People are deeply upset, but we cannot turn to violence to express our pain,” said the mayor during a City Hall news conference.

Put a stamp on it: Many still cherish the post office

In recent months, the Postal Service has emerged as an unlikely political flash point as the presidential election approaches.

With Quincy shelter facing move, nonprofit plans new approach to homelessness

The new facility also would have an emergency shelter, but the focus would be on keeping people in their own homes, said John Yazwinski, president and CEO of Father Bill’s and MainSpring.

A car pulls over, and officers go above and beyond the call of duty

A goat gets loose in Stow, an argument over a haircut erupts in Peabody, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

The stage may be dark, but the show goes on for community theaters

Community theaters are stretching their resources and imaginations to sustain their audience through the pandemic.