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Other school projects in the works

Brookline is getting a $206 million renovation and expansion of its high school, but there will be no funding from the Massachusetts School Building Authority for the project.


Hot tempers, a possible mailbox peeper, and a wild chase

People fight about random things, a woman with green fingernails appears to scope out mailboxes, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Trip to Little League World Series a home run for Malden Challenger program

When the District 12 Challenger team from Malden was invited to play at the Little League World series this weekend, a farflung team of supporters swung into action.


The agony, and ecstasy, of cyclocross

“Cyclocross is a miserable experience,” says one devoted enthusiast. Yet the sport continues to enjoy an almost cult-like status in Eastern Massachusetts.

Rockland pushing plan for townwide elementary school

The new Jefferson Elementary School would house all first- through fourth-graders on a central campus near the high school and middle school.

Four Lynn girls design a jewelry collection worth thousands

Four girls from Girls Inc., Lynn got the rare opportunity to see their sketches transformed into expensive, high-end jewelry.


The fight for women’s suffrage, barn sale, and free music classes

The Framingham History Center presents “‘In a Good Cause,’ Framingham and the Fight for Woman’s Suffrage,” on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. at Village Hall on the Common.


A quilt show, new fitness studio, and a book event

Sweat Fixx, a fitness studio specializing in low-impact, high-intensity full body workouts is opening a location in downtown Amesbury.