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"Catching Fireflies" by Madeline Dawley of Plymouth was awarded third place in black and white photography in the annual photo competition open to public view at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.

The newly refurbished Plymouth center puts art in the picture

Plymouth Center for the Arts is holding its annual juried Fine Art of Photography Exhibition on the walls of the updated building.

Sawyer Free Library's Community Librarian Julie Travers regularly updates the new Gloucester Connection website with new information.

Free website connects Gloucester residents to services in 104 languages

Gloucester residents seeking child care, an affordable apartment, or a ride to the doctor’s office have a convenient new place to look for those and other services regardless of what language they speak.

Newton
The campus of Newton North High School.

Newton School Committee approves later start times for high schools

Newton is poised to begin later start times for the city’s two high schools this fall, after the School Committee on Monday supported a plan for students to begin classes at 9 a.m.

Should Newton impose zoning regulations on gun shops?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Newton officials and many residents are fighting a proposed gun shop at 709 Washington St. in Newtonville.

Newton residents speak out on proposed gun store rules

Dozens of Newton residents weighed in Monday night on proposed rules to regulate gun stores and other firearms businesses, some making passionate cases to officials about the role gun ownership and the Second Amendment should play in the city.

Newton
Earlier this year, the city purchased the armory for $1 from the state.

Newton seeks input before soliciting plans for armory

As Newton moves forward on a proposal to transform the West Newton armory into affordable housing, the city is seeking public comment on the latest step in the process.

Andover

Andover makes unanimous choice for new superintendent

Andover recently concluded its search for a new school superintendent, naming Magda Parvey to the post.

Westford

Westford offers webinar on installing solar energy

Westford residents have a chance to learn more about installing solar panels on their homes and the benefits involved.