Low-key summer fun at Salisbury Beach State Reservation
“Life at camp is simple,” Sherry Jovan said. “We eat. We nap. We play cards, board games. We nap again.”
How to create the perfect homework space
Kids aren’t necessarily getting the equivalent of the corner office, but gone are the days of a desk and bookshelf shoved into the corner of the bedroom.
Needham sculpture aims to foster mental health
The piece outside the town high school is meant to open a conversation about difficult issues.
Amesbury sci-fi art exhibit is beyond your wildest imagination
“I feel like the art world really needs a good, strong voice. If futuristic, Gothic, and comic art is where that voice is, then that’s important to me.”
Newton teachers agree to new contract
The deal will raise teachers’ pay between 7 and 8.5 percent over four years, according to the union president.
Proposed military museum is voted down in Stow
The Collings Foundation said it will contest the Planning Board’s rejection of its plans for an “American Heritage Museum.”
These baby chipmunks were born to be adored
Baby chipmunks are rescued, a mannequin scares a woman, a clam digger is caught, and other odd tales from our police blotters.
New exhibits welcome visitors at the Rose
Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum offers new shows ranging from Lisa Yuskavage’s oil paintings to an exhibit of objects evoking the museum’s founding.
Comedy for a cause in Newburyport
The Boston Comedy Chicks bring their wit and humorous perspectives on a range of topics to the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport on Friday, Sept. 11.
Shopping and dining converge in Littleton
Inside a rambling old farmhouse, you’ll find both the Gallery 529 Artists’ Cooperative and the Act III Restaurant.
Newton man to join inaugural Climate Ride Northeast
Dan Bakal, who has dedicated his career to addressing climate change, will ride 390 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine, to Boston.
Concord’s Saltbox Kitchen caps family farm revival
Owner and chef Ben Elliott serves locally sourced food — including from the farm built by his grandparents in the 1940s.
Lynn’s Blue Ox is bullish on its upscale American cuisine
The Sin burger lived up to its hype: juicy pink, served with handmade pickles and finger-hot herb-sprinkled fries.
Catching Up With . . . Scott Faessler: Milford High, Framingham State football, baseball
Now a corrections officer with the Essex County Sheriff’s department, the 44-year still holds single-season and career reception marks at FSU
Campus Angle: Becca Moore, Belmont High/Bentley University field hockey
Working on a double major in business management and liberal arts, the senior captain has made 38 consecutive starts for the Falcons.
GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances
Boston College freshman soccer player Trevor Davock of Medway assisted on winning goals against Quinnipiac and BU.
News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
Wellesley selectmen set fall Town Meeting date
The meeting will be held Nov. 2, but the selectmen may change the 7:30 p.m. start time to 7 p.m.
Keith Lockhart at Lynn Auditorium
The Oct. 1 performance will be presented by North Shore Community College.