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Hingham to vote on buying land for combined police and fire facility

A Special Town Meeting om Nov. 21 will decide whether to authorize spending $5.5 million to buy 3.1 acres on Route 3A as the site for a proposed police headquarters and satellite fire station.

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 kicks off search for new superintendent

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.