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WEST OF BOSTON

Natick begins building long-awaited bike trail

In May, contractors began a $12.1 million project to construct the town’s segment of the Cochituate Rail Trail, a paved recreational path in Natick and Framingham.

SOUTH OF BOSTON

Raynham’s fire chief retires after nearly half a century

James T. Januse ended a decades-long tenure at the Raynham Fire Department when he retired as fire chief at the age of 65.

NORTH OF BOSTON

Medford to start work on new $34 million library

In October, contractors are set to begin demolishing the existing 60-year-old library to make way for the new 44,000-square-foot facility.

WEST INFORMER

Rocket launches, picnics, and a very long hike

The Discovery Museum in Acton is holding an activity to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

WEST CALENDAR

West Calendar: What’s happening this week

The deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park has unveiled several new temporary outdoor sculptures this summer.

Newton

Newton eyes suspension of new landmark designations

A group of Newton city councilors is proposing the temporary suspension while the city considers whether to make changes to the regulations.

NORTH INFORMER

Outdoor concerts, walking tours, and a high school reunion

Visit the Malden Public Library during a night of live outdoor music. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

NORTH CALENDAR

North Calendar: What’s happening this week

Phillips Academy invites students and their parents to a free college fair, which is open to the public from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18.