Quincy 12/28/2017: The standing structure of the Lyons Turning Mill that was built around 1894 , The structure stands near The Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum in Quincy. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (south)

Debee Tlumacki for The Boston Globe

What’s left of the Lyons Turning Mill, near the Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum in Quincy.

Seek and you’ll find quirky museums in our ’burbs

Granite mill memorabilia, odd animals, and bad art among offbeat museum offerings.By Jean Lang

Mark Your Calendar

Alternative rocker to play at Walpole library

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Chris Trapper, front man of the alternative-rock band The Push Stars, performs at Walpole Public Library.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the Legislature adopt the Safe Communities Act?

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

Latest Globe South headlines

THE ARGUMENT

Should the Legislature adopt the Safe Communities Act?

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

QUINCY

Brad Croall to lead Quincy City Council

Quincy’s city councilors unanimously chose Brad Croall, who represents Ward 2, to be their president, during a swearing-in ceremony for the 80th council.

RANDOLPH

Randolph bans recreational marijuana facilities

The Town Council upheld the voter-approved ban that was on a ballot question last fall.

DEDHAM

Meetings scheduled for proposed rail trail

Advocates for the proposed Dedham Heritage Rail Trail are holding three information sessions before the May Town Meeting vote on whether to begin design and engineering for the project.

Hingham man sues town over speed limits

Nicholas Belezos is suing the town after his insurer dropped him following a speeding ticket he received in town.

Mark Your Calendar

Alternative rocker to play at Walpole library

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Chris Trapper, front man of the alternative-rock band The Push Stars, performs at Walpole Public Library.

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

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

Canton rejects medical detox facility

The applicant has not decided whether it will appeal the decision, according to a lawyer.

MIDDLEBOROUGH

Town receives grant to repair Oliver Mill Park

The park overlooks the Nemasket River and is often used for picnics and viewing the annual herring run.

ABINGTON

Proposed budget includes free full-day kindergarten

School officials in Abington are looking to move from a fee-based kindergarten to a free full-day one next year.

ROCKLAND

Town will seek US funds for home renovations

Officials said they plan to apply for a share of the $19.1 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funds that the state will be disbursing to communities this year.

INDOOR TRACK

Small team, big heart

With just 16 athletes, Norwell High’s girls’ indoor track team is intent on making the all-state meet in February.

Globe South Sports

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