TIDS ‘n BITS: Vigil Thursday; branch disposal; expanded hours for Bud’s; playoff schedule for football, volleyball, soccer

VIGIL THURSDAY FOR ELIJAH LEWIS The town will hold a vigil Thursday for Elijah Lewis, the 5-year-old NH boy whose body was found in the woods off Chestnut Street. It will take place starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Nisby…

WEEK AHEAD: Selectmen revisit ConCom discussion, 5th pot shop proposed: Selectmen, conservation, playground, assessors, charter review boards to meet

The curtain opens on another chapter of the Saga of Dale Street Monday night. Or maybe it’s more accurate to say a previous chapter is being re-written? The four members of the Conservation Commission that were removed/disciplined last month following…

No new disciplinary policy for anti-mask students; board postpones sending letter to state

The Abington School Committee says existing disciplinary guidelines should sufficiently cover any expected problems with students to refuse to wear masks in class. The board had considered adopting a new policy specifically addressing how it would handle students that defy…