Saying goodbye to a child leaving home is an experience that never changes. 8:23 a.m.
The Lucky Finn Café, which also offers pastry and sandwiches, is a sweet retreat along the shore. 6:17 p.m.
Alexis Nickole of Saugus netted the first penalty kick in shootout and Wilmington’s Tess O’Connell added another for Dushawne Simpson-directed girls’ soccer squad. 5:09 p.m.
Claudia Price and her pre-schoolers at Lilja Elementary are doing their part to protect the colorful butterflies. 4:54 p.m.
Local dog owners have been working for the past three years to create a secure area in town for unleashed dogs. Residents Sue McHugh and Lauren Sweeney led the effort. 4:13 p.m.
“I would say that anyone who spends time in nature is meditating, whether they know it or not,’’ says Lisa Lanteigne, who hosts “silent meditation hikes’’ in the Boston area. 3:27 p.m.
A little pig escapes from a petting zoo, a pet lizard is reunited with its owner, and other odd tales from local police blotters. 10:39 p.m.
Local artist Sue Neff’s botanical art exhibit will be displayed at Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton through Aug. 31. 8:29 p.m.