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ARLINGTON

Sidewalk improvement plans will be subject of Arlington meeting

Arlington officials are inviting local residents and businesses to hear more about planned sidewalk improvements in the town center.

WESTWOOD

Popular preschool program in Westwood to close

Mother’s Morning Out, a popular pre-school program in Islington Center, is closing at the end of the current school year.

BRAINTREE

Braintree Council confirms mayor’s choice for police chief

The board unanimously confirmed the mayor’s choice for the next police chief — current Maynard Police Chief Mark Dubois.

HULL

New turf field in Hull open to the public

The track around Hull High School’s new turf field — with its dramatic view of Boston Harbor — is now open to the public.

Newton residents pack public hearing on Webster Woods

About 100 residents attended the only public hearing following the city’s request for $15.7 million of Community Preservation funds for the Boston College-owned property.

100 years in, American Legion faces a changing world

“It’s different today. Younger veterans are busy with their jobs, their families, and their lives. They socialize differently today.”

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Agility, athleticism, and strength add up to cheer

It’s the mental aspect of the sport that can be most daunting when months of preparation comes down to the 150-second routine packed with extreme energy.