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A Saturday Evening Post with Norman Rockwell's cover image of Rosie The Riveter sat on a display case during installation of a new exhibit portraying the diversity of women's roles during WWII.

When duty called in WWII, women answered

A new exhibit in Natick shows how women broke the mold — from working in factories to risking their lives as resistance fighters.By Lucas Phillips

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Museums blossom with spring exhibits

Art exhibits this spring portray everything from nature to dogs to country fairs.

THE ARGUMENT

Should the Legislature adopt the bill aimed at modernizing sex education in Massachusetts?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Latest Globe West headlines

TENNIS

A cross-country road trip for the love of the game

At age 85, Dick Mount, the longtime tennis pro and former Brookline girls’ varsity coach, has just completed a 17,410-mile trip to raise money for youth tennis.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Arlington’s Mike Samko had a stellar year for Bentley’s baseball team.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Weston’s Conor Harrity a force on the water for Harvard

The Harvard senior rower has been invited to tryouts this summer in Oakland, Ca. for the US national team.

INFORMER

A play for veterans, a car show, and a concert picnic

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

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Museums blossom with spring exhibits

Art exhibits this spring portray everything from nature to dogs to country fairs.

NEWTON

Measures seek to slow development in Newton

One calls for a moratorium on zoning changes and construction along the city’s Washington Street corridor.

When duty called in WWII, women answered

A new exhibit in Natick shows how women broke the mold — from working in factories to risking their lives as resistance fighters.

UP CLOSE

Needham sisters fight type 1 diabetes together

Since Mia Allen was diagnosed in 2016, her big sister Olivia has been an important source of support.

ARLINGTON

Arlington to hold public forum on historic preservation

The event will feature a general discussion about local historic preservation-based groups and how residents can get more involved.

BEDFORD

Bedford to hold a ‘listening session”’

Members of town boards and committees, and all residents, are invited to attend to share their input on the issues facing Bedford in the next few years.

BELLINGHAM

Aquatic vegetation treatment scheduled in Bellingham

Silver Lake and Jenks Reservoir in Bellingham will be chemically treated to control the presence of nuisance aquatic vegetation.

FRAMINGHAM

Framingham police work to increase awareness of proper drug disposal

Bilingual teams of police officers and Framingham Housing Authority staff will be going door-to-door to explain its “Knock, Talk and Toss’’ initiative.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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Police confront an alleged flower thief, a woman finds something strange inside a new pair of boots, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CAPTION CONTEST

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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

ON THE MOVE / BRION O’CONNOR

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/RobinChan_20zorec_01_zo.jpg Beach handball the new kid on the sand

Held at Revere Beach most Sundays, weather permitting, throughout the summer, the games boast players from the around the world in a sport that is far more popular abroad.

Interactive Graphic

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