Nashoba Valley Winery attracts visitors from around New England.

Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe

Nashoba Valley Winery attracts visitors from around New England.

Winery’s license worries ripple beyond vineyard

Bolton residents have rallied behind Nashoba Valley Winery’s fight to keep serving.By Jill Terreri Ramos


Tony Toledo tells stories — and you can, too

Storyteller Tony Toledo is the featured performer at Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse in Medfield this month.

Latest Globe West headlines

What could Brookline’s ninth elementary school look like?

Architects unveiled conceptual plans for building at the Baker School, Baldwin School, or Stop & Shop in Brookline Village.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

King Philip Regional grad Donald McNeil won the 225-pound wrestling title in the Open division of the Bay State Summer Games.


The Informer: an accessible park and a tiny house

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.

The Argument: Should McLean Hospital’s proposed adolescent residential facility in Lincoln go forward?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Whispers from a gilded past linger at Brookline estate

A new book tells the story of Larz and Isabel Anderson, who hosted lavish parties for Boston’s elite at their villa and gardens a century ago.

Banners flaunt Watertown’s notable figures

A Supreme Court justice, an abolitionist, and others from the town’s history will peer down at passersby in Watertown Square.

At 75, Dickie Scullary still swings away

Woe to the pitcher who underestimates the senior member of the Framingham Orioles.


Pepperell collects back taxes

Town officials have worked hard to bring in back taxes and become more efficient in the tax collections process.


Two redwoods will be cut down to expand Arlington community garden

The Arlington Conservation Commission has voted to allow the removal of two dawn redwood trees to make way for an expanded community garden at Magnolia Park.


Historical banners added to Watertown Square

Historical figures from Watertown will be featured on pole banners around town.


Ayer offering water and sewer discounts to eligible seniors

The 10 percent discount is available on the quarterly bill for water and sewer use for the first 3,000 cubic feet.


Acton-based Habitat for Humanity to hold golf fund-raiser in Harvard

The Acton-based organization is reaching out to the community for participants in the event and event sponsors to help support the tournament.

Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham

// In Down syndrome’s shadow, she is perfect in her own way

When she was born, I mourned the child Lucy might have been. I know now that if we had been given the child we imagined, we wouldn’t have Lucy.

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// High school concussions

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