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Plymouth school opens with focus on vocations as well as academics

Billed as a “comprehensive high school,” Plymouth South incorporates a robust vocational-technical component with an academic college-preparatory program for its 1,088 students.By Kathy Kurtz Ferrari

Brockton mayor facing challenge from newcomer

Two-term Brockton mayor Bill Carpenter will face political newcomer Jimmy Pereira in the Nov. 7 general election.

THE ARGUMENT

Was President Donald Trump right to order an end to the ‘Dreamers’ program?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

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THE ARGUMENT

Was President Donald Trump right to order an end to the ‘Dreamers’ program?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

Beverly Beckham

A kind of love you never knew

This is what I would say to someone whose baby isn’t Grade A perfect: You will be proud. Your child will dazzle you. One day, when you least expect, you will feel your heart stretch.

Town moderator sounding the alarm on brain aneurysm

Steven Triffletti believes he can use his story to promote a wider awareness of brain aneurysm and the need for research.

Plymouth school opens with focus on vocations as well as academics

Billed as a “comprehensive high school,” Plymouth South incorporates a robust vocational-technical component with an academic college-preparatory program for its 1,088 students.

Going gold to battle childhood cancer

The diagnosis was brutal: medulloblastoma, a brain tumor that spreads from the base of the skull and advances toward the spinal cord. Doctors gave Nicole only a 60 percent chance of survival.

HALIFAX

School roof work expected to be done soon

Officials are expecting the $2.8 million roof replacement project at Halifax Elementary School to be completed by the end of September.

WEYMOUTH

Names wanted for Veterans Memorial Wall

The town of Weymouth is looking for a few good men and women whose names should be on the newly renovated Veterans Memorial Wall next to the town hall.

QUINCY

T says Wollaston will close in late December

Wollaston station on the MBTA’s Red Line will close for 20 months beginning in late December, not this fall, as the transit authority announced in April.

Mark Your Calendar

Theater group makes meal of famed cooking show

Actress Lynne Moulton and the Delvena Theatre Company present “Meet Julia Child!” in a recreation of Child’s famous TV cooking show, at the Canton Public Library. Harvest season continues as Easton’s Natural Resources Trust holds its annual harvest fair, including pony rides for children, in the trust’s Sheep Pasture. Lots of musical opportunities this week as well, as songwriter Jake Armerding and Friends perform in Weymouth, the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra performs a benefit concert in Bridgewater, and a trio of voices sing the songs of Shakespeare in a “Candlelight Concert” in Hingham.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the south suburbs.

BLOTTER TALES

These shoes were made for, uh, collecting

Police seize $50,000 worth of footwear, a man gets locked inside a supermarket, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

EASTON

Acting town administrator given permanent job

On a 3-2 vote, Easton’s Board of Selectmen chose acting town administrator Connor Read to do the job on a permanent basis.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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Police seize $50,000 worth of footwear, a man gets locked inside a supermarket, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CARTOON CAPTION

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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown and phone number, by e-mailing cartooncaption@globe.com.

On The Move

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

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Often attracted to the sport by its strangeness, underwater hockey players say they stick because of its unique benefits.

Beverly Beckham

24zobeckham - Beverly Beckham's granddaughter Lucy Falcone. (Beverly Beckham)

Beverly Beckham

A kind of love you never knew

This is what I would say to someone whose baby isn’t Grade A perfect: You will be proud. Your child will dazzle you. One day, when you least expect, you will feel your heart stretch.

Interactive Graphic

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