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Erin Murray changed a tire in the automotive technology program at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School.

At voke school, more students challenging traditional career choices

At Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, girls are far more likely to break with expected gender roles.By Bret Hauff

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Brockton museum focuses on a handmade revolution

Fuller Craft Museum holds a reception for “CounterCraft: Voices of the Indie Craft Community,” a new exhibition showcasing the “DIY” movement.

Up Close

Plymouth couple to be honored for supporting diabetes research

Moira and Sean Stanford have been advocates for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation since their youngest daughter, Lauren, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 6 years old.

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SUBURBAN HANDBOOK: ROMANCE

Offbeat wedding venues grow in popularity

More couples are opting for personalized weddings in non-traditional venues, like public parks, museums, or their own homes.

BLOTTER TALES

Tales of the trapped

A woman and her dog are rescued from a marsh, someone gets locked inside a Thai restaurant, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

GIRLS’ GOLF

GIGL tourney tees off Sunday at MGA Links in Norton

Girls Independent Golf League charity tournament will also feature coaching clinics with LPGA pros.

At voke school, more students challenging traditional career choices

At Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, girls are far more likely to break with expected gender roles.

CAMPUS ANGLE Q&A

Hingham’s Tim Giarrusso on a scoring tear at Middlebury

The Thayer Academy grad is putting together a prolific senior campaign for Panther lacrosse program.

Weymouth mayor continues talks with Spectra Energy despite local objection

Mayor Robert Hedlund says he’s talking to Spectra Energy about a mitigation package involving millions of dollars for the town if the company builds a natural-gas compressor station near the Fore River Bridge.

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Brockton museum focuses on a handmade revolution

Fuller Craft Museum holds a reception for “CounterCraft: Voices of the Indie Craft Community,” a new exhibition showcasing the “DIY” movement.

ON THE MOVE

Clear a few hours, cast a fly, and fish

Retreat to nature and embrace a ‘feed-the-soul sport.’ An array of shops can provide finer points of craft for beginners.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Bridgewater’s Emily Kurkul earned Northeast-10 Player of the Week honors after hitting .538 for the Merrimack softball team.

CATCHING UP WITH ...

Marisa Hourihan constructed quite a career in goal at Hanover High and Northeastern

Record-setting netminder still driven to succeed as a labor foreman for Boston-based J. Derenzo Co.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Norton High softball frames its success with Carli Arcaro

Lancers lean heavily on senior catcher and her budding chemistry with sophomore pitcher Kelly Nelson.

MIDDLEBOROUGH

Middleborough OK’s tax increase to pay for new police station

The town will borrow $9.5 million for a new police station on Wood Street.

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.